Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASRock X370 Taichi

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock X370 Taichi

Price
$134.99
Price
$219.95
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • X370 Taichi
  • 90-MXB500-A0UAYZ
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 February 2017

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
Socket
AM3+
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD X370
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
* 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
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
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
10
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"At around £230, ASRock’s X370 Taichi offers strong value for money. Gigabyte’s slightly-cheaper Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 is a noteworthy competitor, as is ASUS’ slight more expensive Crosshair VI Hero. However, ASRock’s X370 Taichi is a different approach to the high-end X370 motherboard that offers enough of its own unique features to appeal to a powe ..."

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Comparison summary

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

  • 39% cheaper, you can save $84.96.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 19 months later.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X370 Taichi:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +4 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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