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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

MSI Meg X570 Unify

Price
$134.99
Price
$299.99
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
MEG X570 UNIFY
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
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
Series
-
Socket
AM3+
Socket
AM4
Form factor
Micro ATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
AMD A78
Chipset
AMD X570
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:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4533Mhz 4600Mhz
* 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
Audio Channels
-
Audio Channels
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8125
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000/2500Mbps
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 Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Flash BIOS Button
  • 1 x Wi-Fi/Bluetooth module
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 ports
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) ports
  • 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A ports
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C port
  • 5 x OFC audio jacks
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
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
3
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 MSI Meg X570 Unify. 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:

  • 55% cheaper, you can save $165.00.
  • +2 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.

Reasons to pick the MSI Meg X570 Unify:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +3 Ports M.2.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
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