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Asus M5A97 R2.0 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

  • AMD 970/SB950 Chipset
  • AMD Socket AM3+
  • ATX Form Factor

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    Asus M5A97 R2.0 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Dual Intelligent Processors - TPU + EPU
    Remote GO! - One-stop PC Remote Control and Home Entertainment
    USB 3.0 Boost - Faster USB 3.0 Transmission with UASP
    Network iControl - Real-time Network Bandwidth Control
    DirectKey - A Dedicated Button to Access the BIOS Directly
    USB BIOS Flashback - Easy, Worry-free USB BIOS Flashback with Hardware-based Design
    UEFI BIOS - Flexible & Easy BIOS Interface

    Specifications

    CPU

    AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors
    Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU
    Supports CPU up to 8 cores
    Supports CPU up to 140 W
    AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology

    Chipset

    AMD 970/SB950

    Memory

    4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
    Dual Channel Memory Architecture
    * Refer to Asus for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
    * Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
    * Due to CPU spec., AMD 100 series CPUs support up to DDR3 1066MHz. With ASUS design, this motherboard can support up to DDR3 1333MHz.

    System Bus

    Up to 4.8 GT/s HyperTransport 3.0
    Multi-GPU Support
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology

    Expansion Slots

    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (blue)
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    2 x PCI

    Storage

    AMD SB950 controller :
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

    LAN

    Realtek 8111F, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

    Audio

    Realtek ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    Audio Feature :
    - ASUS Noise Filter
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

    USB Ports

    ASMedia USB 3.0 controller :
    4 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
    AMD SB950 controller :
    12 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (6 at back panel, black, 6 at mid-board)

    ROG Exclusive Features

    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

    Special Features

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors - TPU & EPU :
     ASUS TPU :
    - Auto Tuning
    - TurboV
    ASUS EPU :
    - EPU
    ASUS Power Design :
    - 4 +2 Phase Power Design
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - Remote GO!
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - MemOK!
    - AI Suite II
    - Ai Charger+
    - Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
    - Network iControl
    - USB 3.0 Boost
    ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
    - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
    - ASUS Fan Xpert
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - DirectKey
    - Precision Tweaker 2
    - ASUS O.C. Profile
    - ASUS EZ Flash 2
    - ASUS MyLogo 2
    - Multi-language BIOS
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Slot

    Operating System Support

    Windows 8.1
    Windows 8
    Windows 7
    Windows Vista
    Windows XP

    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
    1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.0
    6 x USB 2.0
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    6 x Audio jack(s)

    Internal I/O Ports

    1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
    3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x TPM connector(s)
    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s)
    1 x DirectKey Button(s)
    1 x DRCT header(s)
    1 x MemOK! button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback button(s)

    BIOS

    64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut Function and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 22.9 cm )

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    Technical Specifications

    General

    Compatible Processors Sempron, Phenom II X3, Athlon II X2, Phenom II X2, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Athlon X2, Sempron X2, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6, FX, Opteron 3000 series ( supports CPUs with up to 8 cores, Maximum TDP 140 Watt )
    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Chipset Type AMD 970 / AMD SB950
    Data Bus Transfer Rate 4.8 GT/s
    Processor Socket Socket AM3+
    Max Processors Qty 1

    Supported RAM

    Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz, 2133 MHz (O.C.)
    Max Size 32 GB
    Technology DDR3
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture

    Audio

    Audio Codec Realtek ALC892
    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slot(s) 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ( x4 mode ) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    Storage Interfaces AMD SB950: SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    Internal Interfaces 6 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x audio - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 - header
    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ( x4 mode ) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    Interfaces 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 6 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

    Features

    BIOS Features DMI 2.0 support, WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS O.C. Profile, USB BIOS Flashback, UEFI BIOS, SMBIOS 2.7 support
    Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR), wake on PME
    Hardware Features C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), jack retasking, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, ASUS 4+2 Phase Power Design, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-Slot, ASUS Noise Filter, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Precision Tweaker 2, ASUS Fan Xpert, ASUS TurboV, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), Fanless Design Heatsink, USB 3.0 Boost, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, ASUS Network iControl, ASUS Remote GO!, DirectKey, ASUS Boot Setting, Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE), Clear CMOS Button

    Miscellaneous

    Software Included ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Suite II, ASUS AI Charger+, ASUS Update, Antivirus (OEM version)
    Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play
    Included Accessories I/O back plate
    Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 22.9 cm

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support 3 years warranty
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

    LAN

    Network Controller Realtek RTL8111F
    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

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