Z270/Z170 Motherboard Charts: 31 Models tested – MSI Z270 Gaming M7

Meanwhile you can find benchmark values of 31 recent Z270 and Z170 motherboards in our comparison tables. We do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right motherboard simply based on facts in the form of numbers.

Test setup


  • ASRock Z170 Extreme7+
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme Assembly
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Gene
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Hero
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Impact
  • ASUS Maximus VIII Ranger
  • ASUS Maximus IX Code
  • ASUS Maximus IX Hero
  • ASUS Maximus IX Formula
  • ASUS Z170 Deluxe
  • ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming
  • ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming Aura
  • ASUS Z170-A
  • ASUS ROG Strix Z270E Gaming
  • ASUS ROG Strix Z270G Gaming
  • ASUS ROG Strix Z270I Gaming
  • Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming G1
  • Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming
  • Gigabyte X170 Extreme ECC
  • EVGA Z170 Classified-K
  • MSI Z170A Gaming M7
  • MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition
  • MSI Z270 Gaming M7
  • MSI Z270 MPower Gaming Titanium
  • MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium
  • MSI Z170I Gaming Pro AC
  • Supermicro C7Z170-OCE
  • Supermicro C7Z170-SQ
  • Supermicro C7Z270-CG
Processor Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz
Memory 8 GB (2×4) G.Skill Ares DDR4-2133 CL15-15-15-2T 350
Graphic card ASUS GeForce GTX 980
Driver ForceWare 353.62
Hard disk Intel 335 Series SSD 120 GB
Power supply Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520W
OS Windows 10 x64