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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

ASUS ROG Strix B450-E

Price
$134.99
Price
$236.68
Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Brand
Asus
Brand
ASUS
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • ROG STRIX B450-E GAMING
  • STRIX B450-E 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
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
-
Socket
AM3+
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD B450
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 3466Mhz
* 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
-
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
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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Options
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Options
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 ASUS ROG Strix B450-E. 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:

  • 43% cheaper, you can save $101.69.

Reasons to pick the ASUS ROG Strix B450-E:

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