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Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

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

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    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    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 www.asus.com 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), grey
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10


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


    Audio
    Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *1
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    Audio Feature :
    - ASUS Noise Filter
    - Optical S/PDIF out header(s) at mid-board


    USB Ports
    ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller :
    2 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue)
    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 :
    - AI Suite II
    - Ai Charger+
    - 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 :
    - 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
    3 x Audio jack(s)


    Internal I/O Ports
    3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(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 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s)
    1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(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


    Manageability
    WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
    Support Disc
    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    ASUS Update
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)


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

    Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 970 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    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
    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 ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 6 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 6 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x serial - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

    General

    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
    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 ( supports CPUs with up to 8 cores, Maximum TDP 140 Watt )

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 32 GB
    Technology DDR3
    Bus Clock 1800 MHz, 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz, 2133 MHz
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC887
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

    LAN

    Network Controller Realtek RTL8111F
    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

    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, ACPI 2.0a support, ASUS EFI BIOS, UEFI BIOS, SMBIOS 2.7 support
    Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
    Hardware Features C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall), AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology, jack retasking, ASUS Q-Design, ASUS 4+2 Phase Power Design, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-Slot, All-Solid Capacitor motherboard Design, 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

    Miscellaneous

    Included Accessories I/O back plate
    Cables Included 2 x Serial ATA cable
    Software Included Drivers & Utilities, ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Suite II, ASUS AI Charger+, ASUS Update
    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, RoHS, ACPI 2.0a, ErP Ready
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 22.9 cm

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