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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASUS H170-PRO GAMING

Price
$124.37
Price
$548.03
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Friday, September 4, 2020

Pangoly Score
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Pangoly Score
87
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASUS
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
H170-PRO GAMING
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 September 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 H170
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
* 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
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
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
1
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
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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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASUS H170-PRO GAMING. 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:

  • 77% cheaper, you can save $423.66.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the ASUS H170-PRO GAMING:

  • Supports RAID.
  • +1 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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