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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASUS PRIME X399-A

Price
$124.37
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
Asus
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
PRIME X399-A
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 August 2017

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 100 Watts
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Series
Series
Socket
AM3+
Socket
sTR4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
EATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD X399
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 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz
* 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
Yes
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC S1220A
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel i211AT
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
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
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
2
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"Threadripper really kicks butt. provided you can make use of it. For some users, it doesn't make any sense at all, but for others, it is simply magnificent. You'll know which category you fall in. X399 is not a cheap platform. Motherboards like the..."

by VR-Zone
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASUS PRIME X399-A. 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 PRIME X399-A is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the ASUS PRIME X399-A:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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