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Asus M5A97 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+

ATX - 1 x Processor Support - 32 GB DDR3 SDRAM Maximum RAM - CrossFireX Support - Serial ATA/600 RAID Supported Controller - 1 x PCIe x16 Slot - 2 x USB 3.0 Port

Asus M5A97 Desktop Motherboard - AMD 970 Chipset - Socket AM3+ M5A97

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Web ID: 1020394089
Mfr. Part: M5A97

M5A97 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 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 4800MT/s via Hyper aTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

  • Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
  • Chipset Model: 970
  • Processor Socket: Socket AM3+
  • Processor Supported: Athlon II, Athlon II X2, Athlon II X3, Athlon II X4, Phenom II, Phenom II X2, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6, Sempron II
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
  • Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 1
  • Form Factor: ATX
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    General Information
    Manufacturer:
    ASUS Computer International
    Manufacturer Part Number:
    M5A97
    Manufacturer Website Address:
    http://usa.asus.com
    http://www.asus.com
    Brand Name:
    Asus
    Product Model:
    M5A97
    Product Name:
    M5A97 Desktop Motherboard
    Product Type:
    Desktop Motherboard
    Processor & Chipset
    Chipset Manufacturer:
    AMD
    Chipset Model:
    970
    Total Processor Supported:
    1
    Processor Technology:
    Cool'n'Quiet Technology
    HyperTransport 3.0 Technology
    Processor Socket:
    Socket AM3+
    Processor Supported:
    Athlon II
    Athlon II X2
    Athlon II X3
    Athlon II X4
    Phenom II
    Phenom II X2
    Phenom II X3
    Phenom II X4
    Phenom II X6
    Sempron II
    HyperTransport Speed:
    2400 MHz
    64-bit Processing:
    Yes
    Multi GPU Supported:
    CrossFireX
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots:
    4
    Memory Form Factor:
    DIMM
    Maximum Memory:
    32 GB
    Memory Standard:
    DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
    DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
    DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
    DDR3-1866/PC3-15000
    DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.)
    Memory Technology:
    DDR3 SDRAM
    I/O Controller
    Controller Type:
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported:
    Yes
    RAID Levels:
    0
    1
    1+0
    5
    Video
    Onboard Video:
    No
    Audio
    Sound Controller Manufacturer:
    Realtek
    Sound Controller Model:
    ALC 887
    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 x4 Slots:
    1
    Number of PCI Express x16 Slots:
    1
    Interfaces/Ports
    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:
    6
    Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports:
    6
    Onboard LEDs Header:
    Yes
    Onboard Audio Header:
    Yes
    Onboard S/PDIF Header:
    Yes
    Power Description
    Power Supply Supported:
    EPS12V
    Physical Characteristics
    Form Factor:
    ATX
    Width:
    12"
    12" (304.8 mm)
    Depth:
    9"
    9" (228.6 mm)
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents:
    • M5A97 Desktop Motherboard
    • User's Manual
    • I/O Shield
    • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s Cable(s)
    • Support DVD
    Certifications & Standards:
    • ErP Ready
    • FCC
    • CE
    Green Compliant:
    Yes
    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority:
    REACH
    RoHS
    WEEE
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty:
    3 Year

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