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

ATX - 1 x Processor Support - 32 GB DDR3 SDRAM Maximum RAM - O.C., 1.87 GHz Memory Speed Supported - 4 x Memory Slots - CrossFireX Support - Serial ATA/600 RAID Supported Controller - 2 x USB 3.0 Port - 7.1 Audio Channels - Gigabit Ethernet - 2 x PCI Expr

Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+
Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+
Brand: Asus
Product Code: Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
Availability: 10
Price: $134.99 CAD
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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.

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 X3
Processor Supported:   Athlon X2
Processor Supported:   Pentium II
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X2
Processor Supported:   Phenom II X4
Processor Supported:   Sempron
Processor Supported:   Sempron X2
Processor Supported:   Athlon II X2
Processor Supported:   Athlon II X4
Processor Supported:   FX
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 Standard:   DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Memory Standard:   DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Memory Standard:   DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.)
Memory Standard:   DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Memory Standard:   DDR3-1866/PC3-15000
Memory Technology:   DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Speed Supported:   1.07 GHz
Memory Speed Supported:   1.33 GHz
Memory Speed Supported:   1.60 GHz
Memory Speed Supported:   1.87 GHz
Memory Speed Supported:   2.13 GHz (O.C.)

I/O Controller

Controller Type:   Serial ATA/600
RAID Supported:   Yes
RAID Levels:   1
RAID Levels:   1+0
RAID Levels:   0
RAID Levels:   5


Onboard Video:   No


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


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


Buttons & Keys:   MemOK
Buttons & Keys:   BIOS Flashback
Buttons & Keys:   DirectKey

Power Description

Power Supply Supported:   ATX12V

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:   ATX
Height:   2.3" (57.2 mm)
Width:   12" (304.8 mm)
Depth:   9" (228.6 mm)
Weight (Approximate):   1.36 kg

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

ErP Ready

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

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