Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming

Price
$134.99
Price
$249.32
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Sunday, September 6, 2020

Brand
Asus
Brand
Asus
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • STRIX B360-I GAMING
  • ROG STRIX B360-I GAMING
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
-
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 30 Watts
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Series
Series
ROG
Socket
AM3+
Socket
LGA1151
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
Mini ITX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel B360
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
* 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 S1220A High Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
No
RAID Support
No
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
4
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
2
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Critic Reviews
-
Critic Reviews
-
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASUS ROG Strix B360-I 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:

  • 46% cheaper, you can save $114.33.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 RAM slots.

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B360-I Gaming:

  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports M.2.
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