Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASRock Z270 Extreme4

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock Z270 Extreme4

Price
$124.37
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
88
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
Z270 Extreme4
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 January 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
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Socket
AM3+
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel Z270
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 depends on the CPU memory controller
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
No
ECC RAM Support
No
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
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
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

"ASRock has long been a brand in the market that meets enthusiast consumer needs, and here, they have done it again, showing they are truly good at what they do. The audio is great and performance is good, too, and you've got M.2 support and USB 3.1 Type-C, a good BIOS, and easy overclocking. A simple aesthetic and some flashy LEDs you can turn off ..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASRock Z270 Extreme4. 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 Z270 Extreme4 is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 20 months later.

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z270 Extreme4:

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