ASRock Z87M Extreme4MSI Z87-G43 Gaming
Top 72%28 points
Top 72%
Top 74%29 points
Top 74%
Overclocked RAM speed
Number of motherboards
lowmidhigh
Top 55%
52 motherboards
2883MHz - 3056MHz
NaN% of all motherboardsYes
No
overclocked RAM speed
2800
MHz
3000
MHz
Asus Z170 Pro Gaming
3400MHz
Best

ASRock Z87M Extreme4 vs MSI Z87-G43 Gaming: 7 facts in comparison

1. overclocked RAM speed

The motherboard supports overclocking the RAM to a higher speed. By increasing the speed at which the memory runs, you can boost the performance of your computer.
2800MHz
Asus Z170 Pro Gaming: 3400MHz
3000MHz
31
0

2. PCIe 3.0 x16 slots

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.
2
Gigabyte GA-7PESH3: 8
1
30
0

3. height

33mm shorter.
277mm
Biostar A68I-350 Deluxe R2.0: 170mm
244mm
27
0

4. DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.
0
EVGA Z87 Classified: 2
1
27
0

5. 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 P9X79-E WS: 10
6
26
0

6. 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
2
26
0

7. multi-GPU

The number of GPUs supported when using a multi-GPU configuration. Using more than one GPU in parallel can give increased performance.
3
Asus Maximus VI Extreme: 4
2
25
0
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