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MSI Z270-A PRO

MSI A78M-E35 V2

Price
$350.00
Price
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Availability
In Stock
Availability
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Brand
MSI
Brand
MSI
Model
Z270-A PRO
Model
A78M-E35 V2
Release Date
📅 January 2017

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

Release Date
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TDP
🔌 70 Watts
TDP
🔌 60 Watts
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Series
Series
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Socket
LGA1151
Socket
FM2+
Form factor
ATX
Form factor
Micro ATX
Chipset
Intel Z270
Chipset
AMD A78
Supported Memory
DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 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
Supported Memory
DDR3:
1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
* 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 ALC892
Audio Chipset
-
Audio Channels
7.1 Channels
Audio Channels
-
LAN Chipset
Realtek RTL8111H
LAN Chipset
-
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
-
SLI Support
No
SLI Support
No
CrossFire Support
Yes
CrossFire Support
No
RAID Support
Yes
RAID Support
Yes
Back I/O Ports
-
Back I/O Ports
-
Wireless LAN
No
Wireless LAN
No
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports
0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA 6 Gbps Ports
6
SATA Express Ports
0
SATA Express Ports
0
M.2 Ports
1
M.2 Ports
0
mSATA Slots
0
mSATA Slots
0
RAM Slots
4
RAM Slots
2
Maximum Supported RAM
64GB
Maximum Supported RAM
32GB
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Compare Motherboards: MSI Z270-A PRO 🆚 A78M-E35 V2. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the MSI Z270-A PRO:

  • Supports AMD CrossFire.
  • +1 Ports M.2.
  • +2 RAM slots.
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the MSI A78M-E35 V2:

  • Around 14% lower thermal design power.
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