Asus M5A97
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Release Period- Jun-2011
Asus M5A97 Review
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

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Asus M5A97 Technical Specifications
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Chipset
Form Factor
Total RAM
Total USB
Motherboard Details
AMD
AMD 970
ATX
Socket AM3+
32GB
17 USB slots
GPU Interface
GPU Onboard
SLI
Crossfire
Expansion Slots
Motherboard Graphics
PCIe v2.x
1 Nvidia GPU
1 AMD/ATI GPU
2 x PCI 32bit
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16
Memory Type
Memory Type(ECC)
Memory Channel
Memory Capacity
Memory Total
Memory Slots
Memory Speed
Motherboard Memory
4xDDR3
Non-ECC
Dual
32GB DDR3
32GB
4xDIMM
DDR3 1066Mhz, DDR3 1333Mhz, DDR3 1600Mhz, DDR3 1866Mhz, DDR3 2133Mhz,
SATA 1
SATA 2
SATA 3
SATA Speed
External SATA
HDD RAID
Motherboard SATA
6 x SATA 3
6Gb/s
Internal USB
Internal I/O
Internal I/O Connectors
6 x USB 1.0, 3 x USB 2.0
1 x 24 pin power connector
1 x 8 pin power connector
System Panel Connection
Back Panel USB
Back Panel I/O
Back Panel Connectors
6 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
Line In connector
Line Out Connector
Mic In connector
PS/2 keyboard connector
PS/2 mouse connector
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Hello Guys, is this mobo good for FX 8350 ? Can i OC 8350 with this mobo ?

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Yes you can i have mine running at 4,3 Ghz with an undervolting at 1,25V.

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i want to buy this motherboard….now i use asus ma87td….that is worth upgrade?

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Asrock extreme 4. its about 30 dollars more but its worth it

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A rather silly question. The info says it can handle 1 amd gpu in crossfire.
So Can this board run two 7770?
Thanks in advance.

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Yes it supports Xfire and yes 2x Hd7770 will work just fine. You can also check here and no question is silly that the easiest way to learn is asking :)

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Thanks :)

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You are welcome :)

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I have this broad and i love it paid $90 for it. OC my 955 be to 3.9ghz with cool n quiet still on FSB at 2600mhz running solid for months and hasn't flinched can't ask for much more for $90.

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This doesn't come with on board graphics. I have one now and have to have a graphics card.

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Agreed i have this board and it has no on board GPU or i wouldn't of bought it i don't like motherboard's with built in GPU's.

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thank for ur info. i see this motherboard very good spec with low price. so i just bought this but model m5a97_evo. =) wanna go try it ^^

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i have M5A97, this MB can unlock cpu cores (i have II X4 960T and unlocked to 6 core) CrossFireX (2 slots x16 one running on x16 second on x4, and 2 x1 pci-e slots) dual-channel ram. Don't know about GA-970A-D3, but i think they're both good for gaming.

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which better this motherboard with gigabyte GA-970A-D3

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If your ? is which is better this mobo or gigabyte GA-970A-D3 there about the same depends on weather you like ASUS or Gigabyte.

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