Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs X99-E WS

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

Asus X99-E WS

Price
$134.99
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
Asus
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
  • X99-E WS
  • 90SB04Q0-M0EAY0
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 October 2014

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

TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 150 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
AM3+
Socket
LGA2011-3
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
SSI CEB
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel X99
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
* 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
Intel I210-AT
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
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
2
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
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

"The X99-E WS is well deserving of the Bjorn3D Golden Bear Award and a masterpiece of high end hardware simply waiting for the right user to put its true potential to work. ..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 X99-E WS. 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 X99-E WS is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • Around 53% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Asus X99-E WS:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +2 Ports SATA Express.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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