Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+

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    • General Information
    • Processor & Chipset
    • Memory
    • I/O Controller
    • Video
    • Audio
    • Network & Communication
    • I/O Expansions
    • Interfaces/Ports
    • Onboard Interfaces
    • Controls/Indicators
    • Power Description
    • Physical Characteristics
    • Miscellaneous

    Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+

    Description
    Description

    AMD® Socket AM3+ for AMD® FX Series CPU up to 8-core

    AMD® FX™-Series/Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors (socket AM3+/AM3) M5A97 R2.0 supports AMD® AM3+/AM3 multi-core processors with unique L3 cache and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features dual-channel DDR3 1866 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

    General Information
    Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
    Manufacturer Part Number M5A97 R2.0
    Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
    Brand Name Asus
    Product Model M5A97 R2.0
    Product Name M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
    Product Type Desktop Motherboard
    Processor & Chipset
    Chipset Manufacturer AMD
    Chipset Model 970
    Total Processor Supported 1
    Processor Technology Cool'n'Quiet Technology
    Processor Socket Socket AM3+
    Processor Supported Athlon II X3
    HyperTransport Speed 4.80 GT/s
    64-bit Processing Yes
    Multi GPU Supported CrossFireX
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots 4
    Memory Form Factor UDIMM
    Maximum Memory 32 GB
    Memory Standard DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
    Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
    I/O Controller
    Controller Type Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported Yes
    RAID Levels 1
    Video
    Onboard Video No
    Audio
    Sound Controller Manufacturer Realtek
    Sound Controller Model ALC887
    Audio Channels 7.1
    Network & Communication
    Gigabit Ethernet Yes
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Slots 6
    Number of PCI Slots 2
    PCI Express Standard PCI Express 2.0
    Total Number of PCI Express Slots 4
    Number of PCI Express x1 Slots 2
    Number of PCI Express x16 Slots 2
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of USB Ports 8
    Number of USB 2.0 Ports 6
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
    Audio Line In Yes
    Audio Line Out Yes
    Microphone Port Yes
    S/PDIF Yes
    Number of S/PDIF Out Ports 1
    Network (RJ-45) Yes
    Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 1
    PS/2 Port Yes
    Number of PS/2 Ports 2
    Onboard Interfaces
    Number of SATA Interfaces 6
    Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 8
    Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports 6
    Number of Onboard USB 3.0 Ports 2
    Onboard Serial Header Yes
    Onboard LEDs Header Yes
    Onboard Audio Header Yes
    Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes
    Controls/Indicators
    Buttons & Keys DirectKey
    Power Description
    Power Supply Supported ATX12V
    Physical Characteristics
    Form Factor ATX
    Height 2.3"
    Width 12"
    Depth 9"
    Weight (Approximate) 3 lb
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
    • M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
    • 2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s Cables
    • 1 x I/O Shield
    • 1 x User Manual
    • 1 x Support DVD
    Certifications & Standards
    • CE
    • FCC
    • ErP Ready
    Green Compliant Yes
    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority WEEE

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    • Excellent features and well built

      This motherboard is a high quality AMD processor system. It supports a variety of memory cards and has been very stable. I have purchased ASUS boards in the past and likely will again in the future.

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