M5A97 PLUS

    Model Number : N50 >
    • CPU
      AMD AM3+ FX™/Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors
      Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU
      Supports CPU up to 8 cores
      Supports CPU up to 140 W
      AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology
    • Chipset
      AMD 970/SB950
    • Memory
      4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
      Dual Channel Memory Architecture
      * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
      * Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
      * AMD FX Series CPU on this motherboard supports up to DDR3 1866MHz as its standard memory frequency.
      * Due to CPU spec., AMD 100 series CPUs support up to DDR3 1066MHz. With ASUS design, this motherboard can support up to DDR3 1333MHz.
    • System Bus
      Up to 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0
    • Multi-GPU Support
      Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
    • Expansion Slots
      1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (blue)
      2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
      3 x PCI
    • Storage
      AMD SB950 controller :
      6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray,
      Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    • LAN
      Realtek® 8111F, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    • Audio
      Realtek® ALC887 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC *1
      - Supports : Jack-detection, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    • USB Ports
      AMD SB950 controller :
      14 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (8 at back panel, black, 6 at mid-board)
    • Special Features
      ASUS EPU :
      - EPU
      ASUS Power Design :
      - 4 +1 Phase Power Design
      ASUS Exclusive Features :
      - AI Suite II
      - Ai Charger
      - Anti-Surge
      - Low EMI Solution
      - ESD Guards
      - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
      ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
      - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution
      - ASUS Fan Xpert+
      ASUS EZ DIY :
      - ASUS EZ Flash 2
      - ASUS MyLogo 2
      - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
      ASUS Q-Design :
      - ASUS Q-Slot
      100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors
    • Operating System Support
      Windows® 8.1
      Windows® 8
      Windows® 7
      Windows® Vista
      Windows® XP
    • Back I/O Ports
      1 x PS/2 keyboard (purple)
      1 x PS/2 mouse (green)
      1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
      8 x USB 2.0
      1 x COM port(s)
      3 x Audio jack(s)
    • Internal I/O Ports
      3 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 6 USB 2.0 port(s)
      6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
      1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
      2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
      1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
      1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
      1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
      1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
      1 x System panel(s)
      1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    • Accessories
      User's manual
      I/O Shield
      2 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    • BIOS
      64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut Function and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
    • Support Disc
      Drivers
      ASUS PC Probe II
      ASUS Update
      Anti-virus software (OEM version)
    • Form Factor
      ATX Form Factor
      12 inch x 8.5 inch ( 30.5 cm x 21.6 cm )
    • Note
      *1: Use a chassis with HD audio module in the front panel to support an 8-channel audio output.