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NEW ASUS M5A97 Socket AM3+ 970 ATX AMD Motherboard setup a system fast and easy

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ASUS continues to put innovation at its forefront, launching the world's first Dual Intelligent Processors technology on the M5A97 Motherboard. 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. Achieve extreme yet stable overclocking results automatically with Auto Tuning! With built-in stability testing, Auto Tuning allows beginners to easily upgrade their CPU performance at no extra cost. With its user-friendly interface, ASUS AI Suite II consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package. It allows users to supervise overclocking, energy management, fan speed, voltage, and sensor readings. This all-in-one software offers diverse and easy to use functions, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities. The AMD® SB950 Southbridge natively supports next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems. USB 3.0 support Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8 Gb/s with USB 3.0–the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components. Make this feature packed motherboard part of your next build.


General Features
Features Dual Intelligent Processors - TPU + EPU; UEFI BIOS - Flexible & Easy BIOS Interface; Auto Tuning - Auto System Level Up; Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!; True USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s Support - fully unleash performance;
North Bridge AMD 970
South Bridge AMD SB950
CPU Supported
Socket Type AM3+/AM3
AMD CPU Support Phenom II
Athlon II
Sempron 100 series
Maximum Processor Wattage Supported 140W
Maximum Memory Supported Per Slot 8GB
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Speeds Supported DDR3-2133 (O.C.), DDR3-1866, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1066
Memory Slots 4 x 240pin DIMM
Max Memory Supported 32GB
Memory Channel Support Dual Channel
Storage Controllers
SATA 6Gb/s 6
SATA RAID 0/1/5/10
Onboard Graphic Chipset None
AMD Multi-GPU Support CrossFireX
Quad-GPU CrossFireX
Audio System Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels 8-Channel
LAN Chipset Realtek RTL8111E
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x16 2
PCI Express x1 2
Back Panel Ports
PS/2 2
USB 2.0 6
USB 3.0 2
LAN RJ-45 1
Audio Ports 6
Digital Audio 1 x Optical
Internal I/O
USB 3 x USB 2.0 Headers (supports 6 additional USB ports)
Other I/O Front Audio Header
Front Panel Header
S/PDIF-Out Header
1 x CPU Fan Header
2 x System Fan Headers
1 x Power Fan Header
Serial Port Header
Clearing CMOS Jumper
OC Dial Button
ATX Power Connector 24-pin
ATX12V / EPS 12V Connector 8-pin
Regulatory Approvals FCC
Physical Specifications
Form Factor ATX
Dimensions (WxD) 12" x 9" (305mm x 229mm)
What's in the Box
What's in the Box Motherboard, User's Manual, I/O Shield, 2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 3 Year
Labor 3 Year



SKU 209403
Mfr Part #: 186981
UPC: 610839181421


Warranty Information

1 Year Limited Warranty

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