Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASRock Z170 EXTREME7+

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock Z170 EXTREME7+

Price
$134.99
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
90
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
Z170 EXTREME7+
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 August 2015

* 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
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel Z170
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 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
* 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 ALC1150
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
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
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
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
3
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

"When it comes to features on the board ASRock really loaded the Z170 Extreme 7+ up! There are three SATA Express ports, three Ultra M.2 slots, four USB 3.1 ports, support for quad-SLI and quad-CrossFire setups, a 12-phase power design and much more...."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASRock Z170 EXTREME7+. 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:

  • ASRock Z170 EXTREME7+ is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z170 EXTREME7+:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +3 Ports SATA Express.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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