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Asus M5A97 R2.0 AMD Motherboard
ASUS continues to put innovation at its forefront, launching the world's first Dual Intelligent Processors technology. This exclusive design consists of the EPU (Energy Processing Unit), which automatically monitors power consumption system-wide to ensure efficiency, and the TPU (TurboV Processing Unit) - guaranteeing superior performance for every task, bringing users an unbeatable experience.
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.
AMD® 970 Chipset is designed to support up to 4800MT HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express™ 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD®'s latest AM3+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.
AMD FX4-4300 Black Edition Vishera Quad Core AM3+ 3.8GHz 8MB 95W (FD4300WMHKBOX)
The new AMD FX 4300 Black Edition Processor with 4 cores, and it's unlocked for your overclocking pleasure. Experience unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with the 32nm 4-core desktop processor. Get the speed you crave with AMD Turbo CORE Technology to push your core frequencies to the limit when you need it most. Go beyond the limits of maximum speed with easy-to-use AMD OverDrive™ and AMD Catalyst Control Center™ software suites. But the best part of all? You'll get all this impressive performance at an unbelievable price. You'll be asking yourself "what competition?" in no time.
- Unlocked AMD FX 4-Core Processor
- AMD Turbo CORE Technology
- New Instruction Capabilities
- AMD Balanced Smart Cache
- AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator
- HyperTransport™ Technology
- Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology
- AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology
- AMD PowerNow!™ Technology (Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology)
AMD's product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking even when overclocking is enabled via AMD OverDrive™ software.
Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz CL9 Vengeance Low Profile Blue Performance Desktop Memory Kit (CML8GX3M2A1600C9B)
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules are designed with overclockers in mind. Vengeance DIMMs are built using RAM specially selected for their high-performance potential. Aluminum heat spreaders help dissipate heat, and provide the aggressive look that you want in your gaming rig.