92points

Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3

47points

MSI H110M Grenade

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Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3 vs MSI H110M Grenade

Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3
MSI H110M Grenade
Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3
MSI H110M Grenade

Why is Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3 better than MSI H110M Grenade?

  • Supports RAID 1
  • Supports USB charging boost
  • Supports RAID 5
  • Has WiFi
  • Supports RAID 0
  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • Supports RAID 10 (1+0)
  • Has mSATA connector

Why is MSI H110M Grenade better than Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3?

  • 533MHz higher ram speed
    2133MHzvs1600MHz
  • 4 more SATA 3 connectors
    6vs2
  • 58mm shorter
    206mmvs264mm
  • Has USB Type-C
  • 1.1 more audio channels
    7.1vs6
  • 61mm narrower
    244mmvs305mm
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.Easy to overclock
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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.

For example

Asus TUF Z370 Plus Gaming

2.Supports USB charging boost
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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.

3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

4.height

264mm

206mm

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170mm

5.warranty period

3

3

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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5

6.Has Bluetooth
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

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Memory

1.RAM speed

1600MHz

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

MSI X299 Raider

3466MHz

2.memory channels

2

2

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

MSI 990FXA-GD80

8

3.memory slots

4

2

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.

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16

4.maximum memory size

32GB

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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1024GB

5.Supports ECC memory
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Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

MSI E3 Krait Gaming V5

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Connectors

1.fan headers

5

3

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.

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12

2.USB 3.0 ports (through expansion)

4

2

The motherboard has USB 3.0 headers, which are pin connections that you can connect additional USB ports to.

Best

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8

3.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

4.SATA 3 connectors

2

6

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.

Best

MSI 990FXA-GD80

12

5.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

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.

Best

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14

6.USB 2.0 ports (through expansion)

4

2

The motherboard has USB 2.0 headers, which are pin connections that you can connect additional USB ports to.

Best

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10

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Expansion slots

1.PCIe 3.0 x16 slots

4

1

PCIe slots allow you to connect peripherals to the motherboard, most commonly graphics cards but also others such as sound cards and network cards. The ‘x16’ represents the number of lanes it has, with more lanes supporting higher data transfer rates. PCIe 3.0 offers higher transfer rates than PCIe 2.0, and can give increased performance.

Best

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12

2.PCI slots

1

0

PCI slots allow you to connect peripherals to the motherboard, most commonly graphics cards but also others such as sound cards and network cards. PCI has been superseded by PCI Express which offers faster data transfer rates, but many cards today still use PCI.

Best

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4

3.PCIe x1 slots

2

0

PCIe slots allow you to connect peripherals to the motherboard, most commonly graphics cards but also others such as sound cards and network cards. The ‘x1’ represents the number of lanes it has, with more lanes supporting higher data transfer rates.

Best

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5

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Audio

1.audio connectors

6

3

More connectors means that more audio devices such as speakers or microphones can be connected.

Best

EVGA Classified SR-2

10

2.audio channels

6

7.1

Each channel is a separate stream of audio information. More channels can provide a more realistic experience, such as providing surround sound.

Best

Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z5

10

3.Has S/PDIF Out port
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S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

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Storage

1.Supports RAID 5
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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.

2.Supports RAID 1
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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.

3.Supports RAID 0
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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.

4.Supports RAID 10 (1+0)
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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.

5.Supports RAID 0+1
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RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disks into one unit. RAID 0+1 stripes and mirrors the data across the drives. This 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.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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