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Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
Top 8%981 points
Top 8%
Top 27%771 points
Top 27%
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
Top specs and features

Asus Maximus V Extreme vs Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2: 39 facts in comparison

1. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
MSI X299 Raider: 3466MHz
2400MHz

2. Easy to overclock

Overclocking your system is normally quite a complicated procedure, but some manufacturers provide a button or a program where one click will automatically overclock your computer, giving you increased performance.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
17% have it

3. fan headers

Fan headers are connection points on the motherboard that cooling fans can be connected to. Fans can also be connected straight to the power supply, but when connected to the motherboard you gain much finer control over them through software.
8
Asus Sabertooth X99: 12
5

4. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
73% have it

5. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
32GB
Asus Z10PE-D16 WS: 1024GB
32GB

6. SATA 3 connectors

SATA is an interface used to connect mass storage devices such as hard drives and Blu-ray drives. SATA 3 has a native transfer rate of 6 Gbit/s, which is twice as fast as SATA 2, the previous revision. This is particularly useful if you use an SSD as it can perform at higher speeds.
6
MSI 990FXA-GD80: 12
6

7. memory slots

More memory slots (also known as DIMM slots) allow you to add more RAM to your computer. It is also useful when upgrading, as you can add RAM to an empty slot instead of replacing an existing memory module.
4
Asus Z10PE-D16 WS: 16
4

8. Supports RAID 1

RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disks into one unit. RAID 1 mirrors the data across the drives. This gives you greater data security as if one drive fails, the data will still be accessible from another.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
80% have it

9. USB 3.0 ports (through expansion)

The motherboard has USB 3.0 headers, which are pin connections that you can connect additional USB ports to.
4
Asus X79 Deluxe: 8
2

10. USB 2.0 ports (through expansion)

The motherboard has USB 2.0 headers, which are pin connections that you can connect additional USB ports to.
4
Asus P8Z77-V Pro/Thunderbolt: 10
6

11. height

8mm shorter.
272mm
Asus Tinker Board: 53.3mm
264mm

12. Supports USB charging boost

This feature allows you to charge your devices (such as smartphones and tablets) faster than a regular USB port. Some implementations also let you charge through the USB port even when the computer is in sleep mode or off.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
57% have it

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
20% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
MSI 990FXA-GD80: 8
4

15. Supports RAID 5

RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disks into one unit. RAID 5 stripes the data across the drives, giving increased performance compared to a single disk. It also provides greater data security as if one drive fails, the data will still be accessible from another due to the use of parity.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
70% have it

16. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
4
Asus Z87-Pro: 14
6

17. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
20% have it

18. RJ45 ports

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.
0
Gigabyte GA-6LXSV: 5
1

19. Has S/PDIF Out port

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
66% have it

20. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
10% have it

21. USB 2.0 ports

More USB 2.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 2.0.
4
Asus Sabertooth 990FX: 10
2

22. DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.
1
Asus Prime Q370M-C: 2
0

23. Supports RAID 10 (1+0)

RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disks into one unit. RAID 10 (1+0) stripes and mirrors the data across the drives. It gives increased capacity and performance compared to a single disk. It also provides greater data security as if one drive fails, the data will still be accessible from another.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
79% have it

24. Supports USB turbo mode

This can allow faster data rates over USB, such as when transferring files to an external hard drive.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
28% have it

25. Supports RAID 0

RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disks into one unit. RAID 0 stripes the data across the drives, giving increased performance and capacity compared to a single drive. The drawback is that if one drive fails, you lose the data on all drives.
Asus Maximus V Extreme
Gigabyte G1 Assassin 2
80% have it

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