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      ROG Maximus VIII Formula vs Z97-A

      Score4757 ROG Maximus VIII Formula$410
      Score3911 Z97-A$110
      CPU SocketThe newer CPU, the better performance.
      1151
      1150
      Memory slotsThe more memory slots, the more memory modules you can install.
      4
      4
      Memory TypeType of memory motherboard supports
      DDR4
      DDR3
      4200 2800 1400 Memory Clock Motherboard supports memory clock up to.(Higher is better)
      14% Higher3733 MHz
      3200 MHz
      Maximum MemoryThe maximum amount of memory the Motherboard can support.
      64GB
      32GB
      PCIe 2.0 x16 Slots
      0
      1
      PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots
      2
      2
      MOTHERBOARD CHOICE
      1stASUS ROG Maximus VIII Formula
      ROG Maximus VIII Formula Score4757
      • Socket1151
      • ChipsetZ170
      • Total DIMM4
      • Memory TypeDDR4
      • Memory Clock3733 MHz
      • Max Memory64GB
      2ndASUS Z97-A
      Z97-A Score3911
      • Socket1150
      • ChipsetZ97
      • Total DIMM4
      • Memory TypeDDR3
      • Memory Clock3200 MHz
      • Max Memory32GB
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