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ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ 970/SB950 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard

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SKU: 76798
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Features:

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 LE 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 4800MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
  • 2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x I/O Shield
  • 1 x User Manual
  • Support DVD
Maximum Memory 32 GB
Limited Warranty 3 Year
Form Factor ATX
Processor Supported FX Athlon II Phenom II Sempron Athlon X2 Athlon II X2 Athlon II X3 Athlon II X4 Phenom II X2 Phenom II X3 Phenom II X4 Phenom II X6 Sempron X2
RAID Levels 0 1 5 1+0
Total Processor Supported 1
Controller Type Serial ATA/600
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Height 2.3"
Width 12"
Depth 9"
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority WEEE RoHS
Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Chipset Model 970
Number of Memory Slots 4
Multi GPU Supported CrossFireX
Audio Channels 7.1
Gigabit Ethernet Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces 6
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots 2
Onboard Video No
RAID Supported Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots 6
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots 2
Total Number of USB Ports 8
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 6
Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes
Total Number of PCI Express Slots 4
Memory Form Factor UDIMM
Memory Speed Supported 2.13 GHz (O.C.) 1.87 GHz 1.60 GHz 1.33 GHz 1.07 GHz
ProductId1023158863

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Audio  
     Audio Channels: 7.1
     Sound Controller Manufacturer: Realtek
     Sound Controller Model: ALC887
General Information  
     Brand Name: Asus
     Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
     Manufacturer Part Number: M5A97 LE R2.0
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.asus.com
     Product Model: M5A97 LE R2.0
     Product Name: M5A97 LE R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
     Product Type: Desktop Motherboard
I/O Controller  
     Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
     RAID Levels: 0
1
5
1+0
     RAID Supported: Yes
I/O Expansions  
     Number of PCI Express x1 Slots: 2
     Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 2
     Number of PCI Slots: 2
     Number of Total Expansion Slots: 6
     PCI Express Standard: PCI Express 2.0
     Total Number of PCI Express Slots: 4
Interfaces/Ports  
     Audio Line In: Yes
     Audio Line Out: Yes
     Microphone Port: Yes
     Network (RJ-45): Yes
     Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 1
     Number of PS/2 Ports: 2
     Number of USB 2.0 Ports: 6
     Number of USB 3.0 Ports: 2
     PS/2 Port: Yes
     Total Number of USB Ports: 8
Memory  
     Maximum Memory: 32 GB
     Memory Form Factor: UDIMM
     Memory Speed Supported: 2.13 GHz (O.C.)
1.87 GHz
1.60 GHz
1.33 GHz
1.07 GHz
     Memory Standard: DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.)
DDR3-1866/PC3-15000
DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
     Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
     Number of Memory Slots: 4
Miscellaneous  
     Certifications & Standards:
  • CE
  • FCC
  • ErP Ready

     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: WEEE
RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Package Contents:
  • M5A97 LE R2.0 Desktop Motherboard
  • 2 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s Cables
  • 1 x I/O Shield
  • 1 x User Manual
  • Support DVD

Network & Communication  
     Gigabit Ethernet: Yes
Onboard Interfaces  
     Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports: 6
     Number of SATA Interfaces: 6
     Onboard Audio Header: Yes
     Onboard LEDs Header: Yes
     Onboard S/PDIF Header: Yes
     Onboard Serial Header: Yes
     Total Number of Onboard USB Ports: 6
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 9" (228.6 mm)
     Form Factor: ATX
     Height: 2.3" (57.2 mm)
     Width: 12" (304.8 mm)
Power Description  
     Power Supply Supported: ATX12V
Processor & Chipset  
     64-bit Processing: Yes
     Chipset Manufacturer: AMD
     Chipset Model: 970
     HyperTransport Speed: 4.80 GT/s
     Multi GPU Supported: CrossFireX
     Processor Socket: Socket AM3+
     Processor Supported: FX
Athlon II
Phenom II
Sempron
Athlon X2
Athlon II X2
Athlon II X3
Athlon II X4
Phenom II X2
Phenom II X3
Phenom II X4
Phenom II X6
Sempron X2
     Processor Technology: Cool'n'Quiet Technology
     Total Processor Supported: 1
Video  
     Onboard Video: No
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 3 Year

Customer Reviews of ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0

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John_Z4
10/21/16
Experience: 1 Years

Perfect Motherboard

Pros

Expandable MB for everything you'll need to put in it. Great Easy-To-Use Bios. A lot of Features for this MB. Cannot complain with this MB.
Cons
None!!
Summary
Great MB for all your needs, whether it's Gaming, surfing the web, downloading, burning. It's one of the best MB I've ever owned.

Recommend this to any one out there who loves AMD!!

xhothx
10/19/16
Experience: 1 Months

Good board Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Pros

Easy to set BIOS
Cons
N/A
Summary
Delivery was fairy fast product was in good condition

doubledteam1
07/30/16
Experience: 10 Days

good Verified OwnerVerified Owner

Summary
its good, bios is good

Richard_98
02/22/16
Experience: 7 Days

Pros

keeps cool and runs fast
Cons
LAN device on board stopped working 5 mins after it was installed
Summary
Its a good board, well set up, appealing to look at, 32Gb Ram max and 2.2Tb Raid capabilities. Amazing board. Has an auto OC mode for on the fly over clocking. 286mb/s transfer rate between my SSD and HDD. After about 5 mins of running the LAN device shut off and became not recognizable to device manager though :/

Buck_W
02/14/16
Experience: 4 Weeks

Pros

Great board love the colour performs great under load and all in all a great motherboard for the price
Cons
Some cases have a sub 3.0 double pin and this board only Carey's to single pins so if u have a double don't expect to use ur case usbs
Summary
Great board I would recommend it for a first pc gaming build it works great for price for performance so I would honestly say if your looking for a great cheap board this is one of the best

Wiliam-Christopher_P
02/09/16
Experience: 20 Days

Pros

awesome
Cons
the 2 small blue pci-e are in the same spot so if you have a dual slot graphic card you wont access thoses connectors
Summary
beside the 2 small pci-e connectors it's asusit works like a charm

gertrude
02/06/16
Experience: 4 Weeks

Pros

excellent
Cons
there is no cons
Summary
the motherboard works great, no issues, I would highly recommend this motherboard

RoboShop
01/28/16
Experience: 7 Days

Pros

Considering it was totally compatible with all the hardware I had attached to my old mobo, this was like a plug 'n play for me. It's a great upgrade, because it supports my existing phenom chip and when I get that upgraded to an FX chip, it's not a problem.
Cons
Haven't found any yet.
Summary
Had this motherboard in almost a week now and running smooth.
No problems on boot up and I was surprised to encounter the graphical cmos setup. It was a first for me using a mouse in there, haha
It went in without a hitch, booted up nicely. I am looking forward to upgrading the memory and cpu chip.

J2D2
11/23/15
Experience: 10 Months

Pros

great bios
plenty of ports
Cons
does not make sandwiches
Summary
Excellent board, right in the sweet price range as well. i used it multiple times with fx-8350s, and it does the job very well.

Stich_L
10/08/15
Experience: 5 Days

Pros

Good Price
Cons
None
Summary
Great product. I also own an older version of this motherboard and it's still working great.

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