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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock X399M TAICHI

Price
$134.99
Price
$339.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
X399M TAICHI
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
🔌 100 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
AM3+
Socket
sTR4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD X399
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 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
* 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
Yes
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
2 x Intel I211AT
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
Dual 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
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Supports ESD Protection)*
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x BIOS Flashback Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
  • * Ultra USB Power is supported on USB3_5 port.
  • * ACPI wake-up function is not supported on USB3_5 port.
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
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
3
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

"Steering away from the classic X399 mindset, the ASRock X399M Taichi delivers a unique and impressive entry point into the AMD HEDT world. It's also a good value while enthusiasts access to lots of cores in a small form..."

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Comparison summary

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

  • 60% cheaper, you can save $205.00.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASRock X399M TAICHI:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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