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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac

Price
$134.99
Price
$328.00
Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Monday, July 27, 2020

Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac
  • Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac
Release Date
📅 September 2018

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
Fatal1ty
Socket
AM3+
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD B350
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2000Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
Yes
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
4
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"However, we are less convinced of the added value of the X370 Gaming ITX / ac: you actually pay 30 euros more for a faster WiFi chip, and the signs are virtually identical. On paper, the X370 board offers more overclocking possibilities, but in the absence of a baseclock generator that is mainly an academic issue. The biggest advantage of the X370 ..."

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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3:

  • 59% cheaper, you can save $193.01.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.

Reasons to pick the ASRock AB350 Gaming-ITX/ac:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
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