Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7

Price
$134.99
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
Gigabyte
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
X399 AORUS Gaming 7
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 August 2017

* 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
Socket
AM3+
Socket
sTR4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD X399
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 2933Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3333Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz
* 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
Yes
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Rivet Networks Killer E2500
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
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
128GB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The Aorus Gaming 7 is pretty darn terrific. A proper built motherboardoozing quality and features. Let me also reiterate that the still photos we took do not do the board justice, as once it lights up it just looks amazing with the LED lit PCIe ports,..."

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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7. 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:

  • Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7 is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.

Reasons to pick the Gigabyte X399 AORUS Gaming 7:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +4 RAM slots.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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