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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

Asus ROG Maximus XI Formula

Price
$134.99
Price
$1,389.00
Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
Asus
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
ROG Maximus XI Formula
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 October 2018

* 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
ROG
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 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz
* 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
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio S1220 CODEC
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
1 x Aquantia AQC111C 5G LAN
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
100/1000/2500/5000Mbps + 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
Yes
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
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Critic Reviews
-
Critic Reviews
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ROG Maximus XI Formula. 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:

  • 90% cheaper, you can save $1,254.01.

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG Maximus XI Formula:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.
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