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Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial vs M5A97 LE R2.0

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Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial

ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

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Brand
ASUS
Brand
ASUS
Model
ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL
Model
M5A97 LE R2.0
Release Date
📅 March 2021
Release Date
📅 October 2012
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
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TDP
🔌 100 Watts
TDP
🔌 70 Watts
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Series
ROG
Series
-
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
AM3+
Form factor
EATX
Form factor
ATX
Chipset
Intel Z590
Chipset
AMD 970
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz 4400Mhz 4500Mhz 4600Mhz 4700Mhz 4800Mhz 5000Mhz
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset
ROG SupremeFX High Definition Audio CODEC ALC4082
Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
8 Channels
LAN Chipset
Marvell AQtion AQC113CS
LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111F
Max LAN Speed
10Gbps + 10/100/1000/2500Mbps
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
Yes
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB Type-C port(s)
  • 8 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port(s) (8 x Type-A)
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi Module
  • 1 x Marvell AQtion AQC113CS 10Gb Ethernet
  • 1 x Intel I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet
  • 5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
  • 1 x BIOS FlashBack button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
Yes
Wireless LAN
No
Wi-Fi Generation
6
Wi-Fi Generation
-
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x16 Slots
2
PCI-Express x4 Slots
1
PCI-Express x4 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
0
PCI-Express x1 Slots
2
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
5
M.2 Ports
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
4
Maximum Supported RAM
128GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
Onboard USB 2.0
2
Onboard USB 2.0
3
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1
0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
1
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2
0
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What are the differences between Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial and M5A97 LE R2.0? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Asus ROG Maximus XIII Extreme Glacial:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 9 years later.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Wireless LAN Integrated.
  • +1 Slots PCI-E x4.
  • +5 Ports M.2.
  • +96GB maximum RAM supported.
  • +2 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2.

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0:

  • 93% cheaper, you can save $1,396.40.
  • Around 30% lower thermal design power.
  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +2 Slots PCI-E x1.
  • +1 Onboard USB 2.0.
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