Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE

Price
$132.49
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
ASRock
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE
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
🔌 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 Z390
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 3200Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz
* 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
AQUANTIA AQC107
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 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
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Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Antenna Ports
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Ports (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port (10Gb/s) (ReDriver) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports (Intel Z390) (Supports ESD Protection)
  • 3 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • HD Audio Jacks: Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone (Gold Audio Jacks)
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
4
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The Z390 chipset isn't a whole lot different from what Z370 offers, which puts the onus on board manufacturers to switch things up with new designs and more features to entice users. This takes many forms, so you could see everything from additional..."

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

Reasons to pick the ASRock Z390 TAICHI ULTIMATE:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +4 Ports M.2.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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