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Asus M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 DDR3 ATX

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M5A97 R2.0

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Asus M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 DDR3 ATX
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Description

M5A97 R2.0: ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors, Extreme USB 3.0 Transfer Speed, and Windows 8 on AMD 970

  • 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
  • Windows 8 Ready - Assured Compatibility

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.

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.

AMD® 970 Chipset

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.

Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support! Flexible Multi-GPU Solutions, Your Weapon of Choice!

AMD's CrossFireX™ boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to scale down screen resolution to get high quality images. CrossFireX™ allows higher antialiasing, anisotropic filtering, shading and texture settings. Adjust your display configurations, experiment with the 3D settings, and check the effects with a real-time 3D-rendered previews within AMD Vision™ Engine Control Center.

Windows 8 Ready

With hardware driver compatibility tested and assured, ASUS provides a complete solution for Windows 8 support. Starting now, users can experience the next generation operating system on ASUS hardware, and can rest assured that they can easily upgrade once the final driver versions are released without any compatibility issues.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
ASUS M5A97 - 2.0 - motherboard - ATX - Socket AM3+ - AMD 970
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
AMD 970 / AMD SB950
Processor Socket
1 x Socket AM3+
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 )
Data Bus Transfer Rate
4.8 GT/s
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3 , non-ECC , unbuffered
Storage Ports
6 x SATA-600 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports
2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 + ( 2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 via headers )
Audio
HD Audio (8-channel)
LAN
Gigabit Ethernet
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years warranty


Detail

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
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

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 - connector(s): 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 Device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
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
Internal Interfaces
6 x USB 2.0 , 1 x serial - header , 1 x SPDIF out - header , 1 x audio - header , 2 x USB 3.0
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, ACPI 2.0a support, USB BIOS Flashback, 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, 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, Fanless Design Heatsink, USB 3.0 Boost, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, ASUS Network iControl, ASUS Remote GO!, DirectKey

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 AI Suite II, ASUS AI Charger+
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

Manufacturer Warranty

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

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Asus M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 DDR3 ATX
5.0 1
£61.99
Asus M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 DDR3 ATX
Great Motherboard
Reviewed by Anonymous Review Posted 23/09/2013
5 5

Looks cool as balls and is easy as hell to install everything and get it into place, useful little BIOS buttons on it for use during boot in case you miss spamming DEL trying to get onto the BIOS.

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 5*
 

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Processor Socket: Socket AM3+
Chipset: AMD 970
Graphics: None
Form Factor: ATX
Max Processors: 1
Brand: Asus
Stock Status: In Stock
Price Range Inc VAT: 50 - 100

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