Manufacturer’s Description

M5A99X EVO 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 5200MT/s via Hyper Transport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

The Specs

Number of Serial ATA Headers / Ports 8
Number of PCI-Express x4 Slots 1
Number of PCI Slots 1
On-Board Headers Onboard Audio Header Yes|Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes
Number of PCI-Express x1 Slots 2
Memory Support
Max System Memory 32 GB
Physical Specifications
Width 12 in
Depth 9.60 in
Warranty Information 3 Year Limited
More Info
CPU + Northbridge Support
Maximum Number of Processors 1
Additional Specifications
Integrated Processor Cache Not Applicable
Number of FireWire/i.LINK 400 Ports 1
Integrated Processor Manufacturer Not Applicable
Processor Technology HyperTransport 3.0 Technology
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports 1
Number of Onboard USB 3.0 Ports 2
Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 8
Total Number of USB Ports 10
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports 1
Number of PS/2 Ports 1
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 2
Onboard Video No
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 8
PCI Express Standard PCI Express 2.0
Audio Line In Yes
Product Model M5A99X EVO
QuickPath Interconnect Not Applicable
Onboard Audio Header Yes
HyperTransport Speed 2600 MHz
Green Compliance Yes
Microphone Port Yes
Integrated Processor Speed Not Applicable
Power Supply Support EPS12V
Integrated Processor Core Not Applicable
64-bit Processing Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Number of eSATA Ports 2
Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK 400 Ports 1
Memory Form Factor DIMM
Total Number of PCI Express Slots 5
Integrated Processor Type Not Applicable
Brand Name Asus
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Onboard LEDs Header Yes
Number of S/PDIF Out Ports 1
Integrated Processor Model Not Applicable
Number of Total Expansion Slots 6
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 1
RAID Support Yes
PS/2 Port Yes
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports 6
Additional Features
Controller Type Serial ATA/300|Serial ATA/600|RAID Controller Yes
Audio Codec Realtek ALC 892
Supported Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
Network Interfaces Included Ethernet (10 Mbps)|Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)|Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps) Yes
Quick Glance
Interface Connection eSATA Yes|Audio Line In Yes|Audio Line Out Yes|Microphone Port Yes|S/PDIF Yes|Network (RJ-45) Yes|PS/2 Port Yes
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Number of PCI-Express x16 Slots 2
Number of Memory Slots 4
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
System Chipset AMD 990X
System Board Style ATX
Multi GPU Support CrossFireX|SLI
Supported Processor Athlon II X3|Athlon II X4|Athlon II X2|Athlon II|Sempron|Phenom II|Athlon X2|Phenom II X3|Phenom II X4|Phenom II X2|Phenom II X6

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