Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASRock B460M-ITX/AC

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock B460M-ITX/AC

Price
$132.49
Price
$98.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
B460M-ITX/AC
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 May 2020

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
AM3+
Socket
LGA1200
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel B460
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 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz
* 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 ALC887
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
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
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • HD Audio Jacks: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
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
64GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASRock B460M-ITX/AC. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

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

  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.

Reasons to pick the ASRock B460M-ITX/AC:

  • 25% cheaper, you can save $33.50.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 20 months later.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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