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      Z87-K (C1) vs Z170-A

      Score3521 Z87-K (C1)$200
      Score4706 Z170-A$140
      CPU SocketThe newer CPU, the better performance.
      1150
      1151
      Memory slotsThe more memory slots, the more memory modules you can install.
      4
      4
      Memory TypeType of memory motherboard supports
      DDR3
      DDR4
      4200 2800 1400 Memory Clock Motherboard supports memory clock up to.(Higher is better)
      2933 MHz
      14% Higher3400 MHz
      Maximum MemoryThe maximum amount of memory the Motherboard can support.
      32GB
      64GB
      PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots
      1
      0
      PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots
      1
      3
      MOTHERBOARD CHOICE
      1stASUS Z170-A
      Z170-A Score4706
      • Socket1151
      • ChipsetZ170
      • Total DIMM4
      • Memory TypeDDR4
      • Memory Clock3400 MHz
      • Max Memory64GB
      2ndASUS Z87-K (C1)
      Z87-K (C1) Score3521
      • Socket1150
      • ChipsetZ87
      • Total DIMM4
      • Memory TypeDDR3
      • Memory Clock2933 MHz
      • Max Memory32GB
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