Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+
Item No.
842013
Mfg Part No.
M5A97 R2.0
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Product Information for Asus M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+

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

  • Processor Supported:FX
  • Processor Socket:Socket AM3+

Marketing Information

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.

Audio

  • Sound Controller Manufacturer: Realtek
  • Sound Controller Model: ALC887
  • Audio Channels: 7.1

Controls/Indicators

  • Buttons & Keys: DirectKey

General Information

  • Product Type: Desktop Motherboard
  • Manufacturer Part Number: M5A97 R2.0
  • Manufacturer Website Address: usa.asus.com
  • Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
  • Product Model: M5A97 R2.0
  • Product Name: M5A97 R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
  • Brand Name: Asus

I/O Expansions

  • Number of PCI Slots: 2
  • Number of PCI Express x1 Slots: 2
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 6
  • Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 2
  • PCI Express Standard: PCI Express 2.0
  • Total Number of PCI Express Slots: 4

Memory

  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
  • Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Memory Standard: DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.)
  • Number of Memory Slots: 4
  • Memory Form Factor: UDIMM

Miscellaneous

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

  • CE
  • FCC
  • ErP Ready

Green Compliant

Yes

Green Compliance Certificate/Authority

WEEE

Network & Communication

  • Gigabit Ethernet: Yes

Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: ATX
  • Width: 12.0"
  • Depth: 9.0"

Power Description

  • Power Supply Supported: ATX12V

Processor & Chipset

  • Processor Supported: FX
  • Total Processor Supported: 1
  • Processor Socket: Socket AM3+
  • Processor Technology: Cool'n'Quiet Technology
  • 64-bit Processing: Yes
  • Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
  • Chipset Model: 970
  • Multi GPU Supported: CrossFireX
  • HyperTransport Speed: 4.80 GT/s

Video

  • Onboard Video: No

Warranty

I/O Controller

  • RAID Levels: 0
  • Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
  • RAID Supported: Yes

Back Panel Interfaces

  • S/PDIF: Yes
  • Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 1
  • Network (RJ-45): Yes
  • Audio Line In: Yes
  • Audio Line Out: Yes
  • Microphone Port: Yes
  • Total Number of USB Ports: 8
  • Number of USB 2.0 Ports: 6
  • Number of USB 3.0 Ports: 2
  • Number of S/PDIF Out 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 LEDs Header: Yes
  • Onboard Audio Header: Yes
  • Onboard S/PDIF Header: Yes
  • Onboard Serial Header: Yes

Integrated Processor