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

ATX - 1 x Processor Support - 32 GB DDR3 SDRAM Maximum RAM - CrossFireX Support - Serial ATA/600 RAID Supported Controller - 2 x PCIe x16 Slot - 2 x USB 3.0 Port
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Sales price: $87.05
Manufacturer: ASUS

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.

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
Processor Supported:   Athlon II X2
Processor Supported:   Athlon X2
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X2
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X4
Processor Supported:   Sempron
Processor Supported:   Sempron X2
Processor Supported:   Athlon II X3
Processor Supported:   Athlon II X4
Processor Supported:   FX
Processor Supported:   Pentium II
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X3
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X6
HyperTransport Speed:   4.80 GT/s
64-bit Processing:   Yes
Multi GPU Supported:   CrossFireX


Number of Memory Slots:   4
Memory Form Factor:   UDIMM
Maximum Memory:   32 GB
Memory Technology:   DDR3 SDRAM

I/O Controller

Controller Type:   Serial ATA/600
RAID Supported:   Yes


Onboard Video:   No


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 x16 Slots:   2


Total Number of USB Ports:   8
Number of USB 3.0 Ports:   2
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

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:   ATX
Width:   12" (304.8 mm)
Depth:   9" (228.6 mm)


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

Green Compliant:   Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority:   RoHS
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority:   WEEE

Units in box: 1


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