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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

Gigabyte X299X AORUS MASTER

Price
$134.99
Price
$409.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Brand
Asus
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
X299X AORUS MASTER
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 October 2019

* 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
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Socket
AM3+
Socket
LGA2066
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
EATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
Intel X299
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 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz 4333Mhz
* 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
Realtek ALC1220-VB codec
* The front panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
4.2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Aquantia 5GbE LAN chip
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
  • 1 x Q-Flash Plus button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button
  • 1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
  • 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  • 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 2 x RJ-45 ports
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • 5 x audio jacks
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
8
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
0
M.2 Ports
3
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
8
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
256GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 Gigabyte X299X AORUS MASTER. 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:

  • 67% cheaper, you can save $275.00.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte X299X AORUS MASTER:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +224GB maximum RAM supported.
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