Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 vs MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC

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Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3

MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC

Price
$132.49
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
Asus
Brand
MSI
Model
M5A78L-M Plus/USB3
Model
X299 XPOWER GAMING AC
Release Date
📅 September 2018

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

Release Date
📅 November 2017

* 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
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 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz
* 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 Channels
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111H
LAN Chipset
Intel I219-V
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
Dual 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
10
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
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Compare Motherboards: Asus M5A78L-M Plus/USB3 🆚 MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC. 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:

  • MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC is obsolete and not available anymore in the selected store.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 10 months later.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC:

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