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Difference between GAMING 7 & GAMING 5 ?

If someone could tell me whats the difference between those two,and what does the 7/5 stand for ?

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 7 Intel Z97
GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-GAMING 5 Intel Z97

and what do you recommend, Gigabyte or Msi ?
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  1. 5 and 7 are the levels. 7 is better than 5.


    In preference order - Asus, ASRock, Gigabyte then MSI is how I see it.

    See http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/mainstream-gaming-z97-motherboard,3824.html
  2. Best answer
    The Gaming 5 has this "over" the Gaming 3.
    Gold plated display and audio ports
    High end Nichicon audio capacitors
    PLUS What is in the BOX > Gaming 5 has 4 Sata Cables over Gaming 3 only 1 Sata Cable.

    The Gaming 7 has this "over" the Gaming 5.
    Marvell® 88SE9172 chip:
    2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (GSATA3 6~7)
    Support for RAID 0 and RAID 1

    1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    1 x power button
    1 x reset button
    1 x Clear CMOS button
    2 x BIOS switches
    Voltage measurement points
    PLUS What is in the BOX > Gaming 7 has 2 Sata Cables over Gaming 3 only 1 Sata Cable.

    Comparison of Gaming 3, 5 & 7..

    I recommend ASUS for gaming..
  3. You recommend Asus for everything Brett ... isn't that what you sell in your shop?
  4. Brett? Who me?
  5. My apologies ... I mistook you for a dear friend of mine who has been absent for some time.

    He had an addiction to all things Porsche and all things ASUS.

    Was in therapy last time I checked.

    :)
  6. It's okay, I'm still a student and I don't have a shop/job.. :D
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