ASUS

Available Models

Model Name

M5A99FX PRO R2.0

M5A99X EVO R2.0

M5A97 EVO R2.0

M5A97 R2.0

M5A97 LE R2.0

SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0

CPU AMD® Socket AM3+ for AMD® FX Series CPU up to 8-core Compatible with
AMD® Socket AM3 for AMD® Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors
Chipset AMD® 990FX/SB950 AMD® 990X/SB950 AMD® 970/SB950 AMD® 990FX/SB950
Memory Slot 4 x DDR3(Dual Channel)
Frequency DDR3 2133(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 DDR3 1866/1600/1333
Max. 32GB
Graphics (Expansion) Slot PCIe x16 2 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Dual@x16x16)
2 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Black@x4)
2 x PICe 2.0x16 (Singal@x16, Dual@x8x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Black@x4)
2 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Blue@x16, Black@x4) 2 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Blue@x16, Black@x4) 2 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Blue@x16, Black@x4) 3 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Dual@x16x16, Triple@x16x8x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0x16 (Black@x4)
PCIe x1 1 2 2 2 2 1
PCI 1 1 2 2 2 1
Multi-GPU Support Quad-GPU SLI™/CrossFireX™ Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Quad-GPU SLI™/CrossFireX™
Storage & Connectivity SATA 7 x SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s 8 x SATA 6Gb/s
eSATA 1 x eSATA 2 x eSATA 6Gb/s 2 x eSATA 6Gb/s N/A N/A 2 x eSATA 6Gb/s
S/PDIF BACK I/O Optical S/PDIF out N/A Optical S/PDIF out
LAN 1 x Gigabite LAN Controller
USB 3.0 2 x front + 2 x back 2 x back 2 x front + 4 x back
USB 2.0 14 14 14 12 12 12
Audio Codec Realtek ALC892 Realtek ALC887 Realtek ALC892
DTS support -DTS Ultra PC II
- DTS Connect
N/A N/A N/A
Form Factor ATX
ASUS Exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors TPU V V V V V TUF Exclusive Features
EPU V V V V V TUF ENGINE! Power Design:
- 8 + 2 Digital Phase Power Design
- TUF Components (Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)
- ASUS DIGI+ Power Control Utility
Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution:
- TUF CeraM!X coating technology
- TUF Thermal Radar
Safe & Stable! Guardian Angel:
- Anti-Surge
- ESD
- E.S.P
SMART DIGI+ SMART DIGI+ KEY SMART DIGI+ KEY SMART DIGI+ KEY N/A N/A
DIGI+ Power Control V V V N/A (DIP) N/A (DIP)
ASUS Features Remote GO! V V V V N/A V
USB 3.0 Boost V V V V V V
Network iControl V V V V V V
DirectKey V V V V N/A V
USB BIOS Flashback V V V V N/A V
UEFI BIOS V V V V V V