Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0

Save comparison

Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0

Price
$134.99
Price
-
Availability
In Stock
Availability
-
Pangoly Score
-
Pangoly Score
86
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASUS
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • M5A99FX PRO R2.0
  • M5A99FX-PRO-R2
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 December 2012

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
Price history

View Details ►
Price history
-
Recommended compatible parts
Recommended compatible parts
Pros
-
Pros
  • Overclocking features
  • Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX
Series
Series
Socket
AM3+
Socket
AM3+
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD 990FX
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
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
* 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 ALC892
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111F
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
No
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
7
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
-
Critic Reviews

"Overall the ASUS M5A99FX is an excellent motherboard for the price and application. The motherboard was rock solid stable during testing. ASUS is also bringing to the table many of the features such as its UEFI BIOS interface and ASUS Fan Xpert. Those..."

Options
-
Options
-
Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0. 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:

  • ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1800MHz, 2000MHz

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 2133MHz
  • +1 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
Found incorrect information on this page? Contact us and we will fix it as soon as possible.

Popular comparisons

Saved comparisons

    Spotlight

    $58
    View all PC parts deals ►
    x