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Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 Chipset 4xDDR3 ATX Motherboard

Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 Chipset 4xDDR3 ATX Motherboard
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Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 Specifications

AM3+ PCI-Express 2.0 x16 Motherboard Asus AMD 970 Motherboard with SATA III Asus ATX Motherboard with USB 3.0 Asus Realtek 8111F Motherboard with 10/100/1000Mbps ethernet M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX Motherboard AMD 970 Socket AM3+ Motherboard Asus 4xDDR3 Motherboard
Supports up to 32GB RAM
The Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 mother board will support an extraordinary 32GB DDR3 memory, even more than you'll usually need for just about any system! Arrayed with such a massive wealth of RAM, your new PC will have no trouble operating different applications simultaneously or with managing large videos or image files!
SATA III Drive Connections
Once you integrated a PC with the Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 mother board you'll have the advantage of 6 SATA 6.0Gbps ports. SATA III is the latest and greatest in information transferance tech, supporting a connection that will move information as quickly as 6.0Gbps, compaired to the slower 3.0Gbps of the obsolete SATA 3.0Gbps connections!

Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

AMD 970 / SB950
Supports AMD FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors CPUs
Memory Support
4xDDR3 - 1866Mhz / PC3 14900 RAM Slots
Supports up to 32GB
SATA Ports
Six (6) SATA III (6.0Gbps)
Two (2) PCI-Express 2.0 x16
Does not nativly support video
USB / Audio / LAN
6 x USB 2.0 / 2 x USB 3.0 Rear Ports
8-Channel Audio
10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet

Asus M5A97 LE R2.0

Form Factor
ATX (12" x 9")
Model Number
M5A97 LE R2.0

CPU Support

Socket Type
CPU Type
FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors
140 Watt

Memory Support

Supports up to 32GB of 240-Pin DDR3 RAM
Number of Slots
4 Slots (Dual-Channel)
Supported Memory Speeds
2133Mhz / PC3 17000 (O.C.)
1866Mhz / PC3 14900
1600Mhz / PC3 12800
1333Mhz / PC3 10600


Audio Controller
Realtek ALC887
Audio Output
8-Ch Audio
Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking


Ethernet Controller
Realtek 8111F
Ethernet Speeds

Expansion Slots

PCI-Express Slots
One (1) PCI-Express 2.0 x16
One (1) PCI-Express 2.0 x4
Two (2) PCI-Express x1
PCI Slots
Two (2) PCI Slot
Multi-GPU Support
Does not support multi-GPU configurations


Six (6) SATA III / 6.0Gbps
RAID Support
Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10


USB 3.0
Two (2) USB 3.0 - Through Rear I/O
USB 2.0
Six (6) USB 2.0 - Through Rear I/O
2x6 USB 2.0 (Through Six (6) Internal Header)
3rd PartyController
ASMedia Controller

Rear I/O Panel

Data Ports
One (1) RJ45 Ethernet
Two (2) PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse
Six (6) USB 2.0
Two (2) USB 3.0
Three (3) Rear Audio
Other Ports
Internal I/O
Motherboard Power: 24-Pin
CPU Power: 4-Pin ATX12V (P4)
Three (3) USB 2.0 connector(s)
One (1) COM port(s)
Six (6) SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
One (1) CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
Three (3) Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
One (1) S/PDIF out header(s)
One (1) 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
One (1) 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
One (1) Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
One (1) System panel(s)
One (1) Chassis Intrusion connector(s)
One (1) Clear CMOS jumper(s)

Package Includes

  • One (1) Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 Motherboard
  • One (1) User's manual
  • One (1) I/O Shield
  • Two (2) SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 Chipset 4xDDR3 ATX Motherboard

Item Number: SL2921
Brand: Asus
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): M5A97 LE R2.0
Compatibility: AM3+
Packaging: Retail
Availability: In Stock
Rebate From MIR | Valid Through 10/31/2015| Download: Rebate Form
In Stock
Condition: New

M5A97 LE R2.0 Reviews

Review of M5A97 LE R2.0
(based on 5 reviews)
Kicks ass !!! Nice board !!
By stephen from north las vegas on October 5, 2015
Upgraded to this board with a fx-8350 cpu ,ripjaws x 16gb, samsung evo 250gb hard drive
and i love it , its so fast , i had no issues at all

everything work on it .

I would recommend this item to a friend.

working so far
By Chad from St. Louis Missouri on June 4, 2014
I built my computer from scratch. This was my first time doing that but it's working now. No problems after a month. Here's hoping it stays that way.
Lots of room for expansions later.

I would recommend this item to a friend.

Not DOA, Looks very good
By abetterbull from Silicon Valley, California on May 27, 2014
Works good with my 8320 and it was not DOA.
No Dr.Debug

I would recommend this item to a friend.

Pretty good board
By Terry Tranq from Kansas City, MO on May 7, 2014
Never had any problems with asus
No problems so far

I would recommend this item to a friend.

atx motherboard photo
By Joan Block from Winston-Salem, North Carolina on April 3, 2013
they sell M5A97 LE R2.0 the cheapest on line

I would recommend this item to a friend.


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