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ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

  • AMD 990FX + SB950
  • FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
  • DDR3 2133(O.C.)/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066

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M5A99FX PRO R2.0
ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gbps USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
Fast Boot Ups

Instant OS Login
ASUS has released new hardware and software designs to shorten system boot-up time to two seconds* for a smoother experience that removes annoying delays under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Faster system boot and restart means Windows starts quicker and more efficiently. No more waiting around.


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ASUS Boot Setting

Multi-Startup Options

Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PCs startup process. You can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your preferred system boot up method - either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up. Whatever your choice, settings are saved and consistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.

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DirectKey

A Dedicated Button to Access the BIOS Directly

Designed for those requiring frequent BIOS access, users can easily enter the BIOS automatically when the PC is on standby power with the simple press of a button. It saves you time during boot-up from having to repeatedly press the DEL key. Convenience and ease at its best!
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
AMD® Socket AM3+ for AMD® FX Series CPUs Up to Eight-Core

AMD® FX™-Series / Phenom™ II / Athlon™ II / Sempron™ 100 Series Processors (Socket AM3+ / AM3)

M5A99FX PRO 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 5200MTps via HyperTransport™ 3.0-based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.

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AMD® 990X Chipset

AMD 990FX Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MTps HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and dual PCI Express™ 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD's latest AM3+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.

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Quad-GPU SLI and Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!

Flexible Multi-GPU Solutions - Your Weapon of Choice!

M5A99FX PRO R2.0 brings multi-GPU configurations through both SLI™ and CrossFireX. This motherboard features the powerful AMD® 990FX / SB950 platform, optimizing PCIe allocation in multiple GPU configurations. Expect a brand new gaming style like you've never experienced before!
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
Dual Intelligent Processor 3s with New DIGI+ Power Control
The world's first Dual Intelligent Processors from ASUS pioneered twin onboard chips - TPU (TurboV Processing Unit) and EPU (Energy Processing Unit). The third generation Dual Intelligent Processors with New DIGI+ Power Control provide a total CPU, memory and SMART DIGI+ Key profile-tuning digital power solution, which includes two digital voltage controllers allowing ultra-precise DRAM tuning in addition to ultra-precise CPU voltage control - a first on the AMD platform. It's upgraded with one-click extreme performance optimization with the user-friendly AI Suite II utility. This evolution of innovative and industry-leading ASUS technology provides super-accurate voltage tuning for better efficiency, stability and performance.

New DIGI+ Power Control

All-New Digital Power Control for Both CPU and DRAM

The New DIGI+ Power Control design with two digital voltage controllers upgrades motherboard power delivery to an overall solution on AMD AM3+ motherboards, including all-new DRAM controllers that offer ultra-precise memory tuning in addition to ultra-precise CPU voltage control. This evolution of innovative, industry-leading ASUS technology provides best-in-class control for better efficiency, stability and performance.
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TPU with the All-New SMART DIGI+ Key for a Blazing Performance Boost

Always at the forefront of power design, ASUS propels you into the future standard of power management again by giving you a complete CPU, memory and new SMART DIGI+ Technology with profile-tuning digital power solution, which works with the TPU to ramp up performance to its maximum. Enable the all-new SMART DIGI+ Key profile with a single click and adjust CPU ratios manually in the TPU to increase CPU frequency up to an incredible 100%!

Increased CPU and DRAM Overclocking Range

With programmable digital controllers onboard, users can adjust CPU and DRAM voltage and VRM switching frequencies for various overclocking scenarios. New DRAM tuning possibilities make the most of DDR3 memory for better performance with CPU/NB load line calibration and 30% more DRAM current capacity. Thanks to a slew of power options teamed with an extensive and intuitive UEFI BIOS, overclocking very large memory setups is no more difficult than mainstream motherboards.
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M5A99FX PRO R2.0
TPU

The Ultimate Turbo Processor
Unleash your performance with ASUS AI Suite II utility. The TPU chip offers precise voltage control and advanced monitoring through Auto Tuning and TurboV functions. Auto Tuning offers a friendly way to automatically optimize the system for fast, yet stable clock speeds, while TurboV enables unlimited freedom to adjust CPU frequencies and ratios for optimized performance in diverse situations.


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EPU

All Around Energy Efficiency

Tap into the world's first real-time PC power saving chip through AI Suite II utility. Get total system-wide energy optimization by automatically detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power consumption. This also reduces fan noise and extends component longevity!
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
Remote GO!

One-Stop PC Remote Control and Home Entertainment

Remote GO! links PCs, tablets, smartphones and TVs wirelessly together through an existing LAN cable and router setup. It allows users to stream multimedia content from PC to your HDTV, access their computer anywhere using their mobile device at home, while also allowing easy file transfers between your computer and mobile device. It provides a seamless environment for a futuristic, connected lifestyle with three useful functions: Media Streaming Hub, Remote Desktop and File Transfer.

Media Streaming Hub: Enjoy HD video, music and photos stored in the PC streaming to your HDTV via Wi-Fi connectivity. You can even control the PC to play multimedia on a TV with a tablet. It's the perfect match for creating your own home theater!

Remote Desktop: Operate and control your PC in real-time from a smartphone or tablet for complete comfort. This function brings notebook-like convenience, by creating a virtual remote desktop, offering portable access to your data with a smartphone or tablet.

File Transfers: Send and share files between your PC and smart devices* with only a right click on the mouse.
*iPad/iPhone can send, but not receive files from the PC
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Set up Your Home PC with Remote GO!
1. Wi-Fi environment setup - use an existing LAN cable and router setup to connect PCs and smart devices on the same home network
2. Install Remote GO! software on your PC
3. Download Wi-Fi GO! Remote to your smart devices (Supported Systems: iOS 4.0 or later & Android 2.3 or later)
4. Setup complete - get three useful free apps with ASUS Remote GO!

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USB 3.0 Boost

Faster USB 3.0 Transmission with USB Attached SCSI Protocol

New ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP), the latest USB 3.0 standard. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to an already impressive fast USB 3.0 transfer speed. ASUS software automatically accelerates data speeds for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without the need for any user interaction.

  • World's first USB 3.0 UASP Support – 170% faster instantly
  • Complete USB 3.0 Solution – Performance boost for most USB devices
  • Simple Plug & Boost – Auto detection design ensures best performance always

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USB BIOS Flashback

Easy, Worry-Free USB BIOS Flashback

USB BIOS Flashback offers the most convenient way to flash the BIOS ever! It allows overclockers to try new UEFI BIOS versions easily, without even entering their existing BIOS or operating system. It even works without key components such as the CPU and memory installed. Just plug in any USB storage and push the dedicated button for three seconds. The UEFI BIOS is automatically flashed using ATX standby power. Worry-free updating for the ultimate convenience!

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DirectKey

A Dedicated Button to Access the BIOS Directly

Designed for users requiring frequent BIOS access, you can easily enter the BIOS automatically when the PC is on standby power with a press of a button. It saves you time during boot-up from having to repeatedly press the DEL key. Convenience and ease at its best!

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Network iControl

Real-Time Network Bandwidth Control

With a single-click on/off button, the application currently in use has its data and network bandwidth prioritized over other programs. Moreover, you can prioritize your favorite software easily by configuring profiles through the intuitive user interface. Within the profile, programs can be pre-scheduled to run in a specific time period to avoid network congestion and long-waits on downloads. Auto PPPoE network connection provides a one-step setup for enhanced online convenience. Overall, it's an intuitive network bandwidth control center.


UEFI BIOS

ASUS UEFI BIOS offers the first mouse-controlled graphical BIOS designed with selectable modes, providing a user-friendly interface that goes beyond traditional keyboard-only controls. It also natively supports fully-utilized hard drives larger than 2.2TB in 64-bit operating systems.

ASUS Exclusive Interface
EZ Mode displays frequently-accessed info. Users can choose system performance settings and drag and drop boot priorities. Advanced Mode for performance enthusiasts includes detailed DRAM settings via a dedicated memory info page for complete insight.

New Upgrade! Quick and Easy Info for Enhanced System Control
  • F12 BIOS snapshot hotkey for sharing UEFI setup info and troubleshooting
  • New F3 Shortcut for your most-accessed info
  • ASUS DRAM Serial Presence Detect (SPD) Information for accessing memory info, detecting faulty DIMMs and helping with difficult POST situations
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
Windows 8 Ready

With hardware driver compatibility tested and assured, ASUS provides a complete solution for Windows 8 support. Starting now, users can experience the next generation operating system on ASUS hardware, and can rest assured that they can easily upgrade once the final driver versions are released without any compatibility issues!
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M5A99FX PRO R2.0
ASUS CPU-Z

Whole New Design of CPU-Z

ASUS CPU-Z is a customized ASUS version authorized by CPUID. It has the same functionality and credibility as the original version, with a unique design. Use the whole new look of ASUS CPU-Z to truly report your CPU related information and your uniqueness.
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M5A99FX PRO R2.0
Complete USB 3.0 Integration

Double USB Access, Double Convenience

ASUS facilitates strategic USB 3.0 accessibility for both the front and rear panel - four USB 3.0 ports in total. Experience the latest plug & play connectivity at speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. This motherboard affords greater convenience to high speed connectivity.

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Extra SATA 6Gbps Supports

Extra Ports, Extra Speed and Accessibility

The AMD SB950 chipset natively supports the next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) interface, delivering up to 6Gbps data transfers. ASUS provides extra SATA 6Gbps ports with enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval and double the bandwidth of current bus systems.
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M5A99FX PRO R2.0
DTS Connect

Expand Your PC Audio Experience

To get the most out of your audio entertainment across all formats and quality levels, DTS Connect combines two enabling technologies. DTS Neo:PC™ upmixes stereo sources (CDs, MP3s, WMAs, internet radio) into as many as 7.1 channels of incredible surround sound. Consumers can then connect their PC to a home theater system. DTS Interactive is capable of performing multi-channel encoding of DTS bitstreams on personal computers, and sending encoded bitstreams out of a digital audio connection (such as S/PDIF or HDMI) designed to deliver audio to an external decoder.

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DTS UltraPC II

DTS UltraPC II delivers exceptional 7.1 surround through the most popular PC audio setups - your existing stereo speakers or headphones. In addition to virtual surround, it upgrades original sound to new levels with Audio Restoration, recreating the dynamic range of audio files. Symmetry mode improves the balance of perceived loudness across different input sources and Enhance boosts audio quality through high and low frequency equalization. With these technologies, users experience better home theater audio with ease.
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
H87-G43 TurboV
Adjust system performance parameters with just a few clicks.
H87-G43 Auto Tuning
Achieve extreme yet stable overclocking results automatically.
H87-G43 External SATA
The external SATA port located at the back I/O provides smart setup and hot-plug functions. Easily backup photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external devices.
H87-G43 MemOK!
Quickly ensures memory boot compatibility.
H87-G43 AI Suite II
One-stop Access to Innovative ASUS Features.
H87-G43 Fan Xpert
Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible control of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.
H87-G43 Q-Design
ASUS Q-Design enhances your DIY experience.
H87-G43 100% Japanese Solid Capacitors
Uses 100% Japan-made Solid Capacitors.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Thomas F.
  • 2/10/2016 9:04:16 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: heh

Cons: DOA - wouldn't boot with FX 6300, 8350, nothing

I couldn't believe how picky it was regarding ram. 2133 wouldn't work but 8gb out of an old machine did.

Other Thoughts: RMA'd and got a 990fx fatal1ty killer.

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  • Tim S.
  • 2/6/2016 9:48:02 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIm impressed with this MB.

Pros: Im impressed with this MB. Its handling my 9370 just fine with the liq cooling.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Running
AMD FX9370
LIQ cooled
32g ram
2 - Gtx 960s sli

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  • Thomas D.
  • 2/3/2016 10:42:17 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDecent for the price tag

Pros: -Pretty sturdy
-excellent VRM cooling
-Actually works as advertised
-6+2 vrm design

Cons: -Less oddball USB, more standard USB 2.0 please

Other Thoughts: The board works as intended and advertised. The extra padding with the 6+2 vrm design is awesome. Girlfriend complains all the time how there are "too many strange USB ports" and not enough USB 2.0 ports. Other than that chuggs along just fine with a stock 8350. ASUS does it again.

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  • Amanda C.
  • 2/2/2016 7:38:01 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPain

Pros: -Pretty, i really like the cool blue!
-it had high reviews

Cons: -Got a DOA one first time and requested a RMA.

Other Thoughts: The first one i received and then had to send back because it was DOA, got "lost" for almost a week and some. Even though they HAD my address correct at least the second time around on my account -UPS *the shipping company they use* did not have my full address so instead of coming that day or two it came on the 2nd of Jan* i sent my DOA board back on the 10th of Feb, they RECEIVED it on the 14th of FEB and didn't get around to processing it until FEB/28th. All that and i still got a another surprise when i found out that the second one was just as hopeless. *as much as the customer service was kind* they knew nothing about what was going on. one lady even told me that they were testing it and that there were notes attached to the RMA*that she never explained* and then another lady said, "frankly, we don't even have it yet." I wouldn't have cared about ANY of this and this probably wouldn't even have been an issue for me if the second mobo would have worked. But frankly, i am never ordering from Newegg again, i asked for a refund on all of my other products i bought to BUILD this darn thing and they couldn't give even that to me because the 30 day limit was up. So i am getting a refund on this single purchase *not at full price either* and i get to keep all the other useless parts because i "opened them" and the 30 days was up because i had to wait so long for the RMA to be - FOUND IN THEIR OWN DOCKING BAY-. No one, would just run down there find the guy that RECEIVED IT and ask him where he put it? What is the point of all this technology today if you can't do something right the SECOND TIME?? Not to mention TESTING the product before it LEAVES THE FACILITY, sure no problem testing it once THEY get it, but really? Two dead motherboards in a row? First time buyer and last time.

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  • Reggie S.
  • 1/31/2016 7:28:39 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood motherboard if you understand how to properly build your PC

Pros: Fan plugs are accessible out more than one side of the motherboard.
Easy to plug in all parts.

Cons: BIOS gave me a bit of trouble when first firing up.
Can be tight for install.

Other Thoughts: Recommend to anyone building a standard gaming build pc.

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  • Caspian P.
  • 1/26/2016 6:22:28 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat motherboard

Pros: It's worked like a charm so far
Love the color

Cons: Doesn't transmute problems into gold

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  • LARRY T.
  • 1/23/2016 10:38:59 AM

5 out of 5 eggsRuns everthing fine, OC'd Ram & CPU

Pros: First used my old Athlon processor in this, now a 6300, and as soon as it arrives, a 8350. I'll stop at that CPU, I am just trying to get this system up to speed of my I5.
As with all Asus MB's. the UEFI BIOS is so easy to work with. I am able to control all aspects of any overclocking.
I am using 2133 MHz Ram, which BIOS gives me a chance to select.
When OC'd by BIOS, there is a noticeable quickness with Turbo on and RAM set to 2133 MHz (1070mhz in Speccy)

Cons: Color is a drag, but after built, I often never see it again.
This probably won't be able to use Zen CPU, whenever they come out, but that is not why I got this.

Other Thoughts: After first having my boot drive in wrong Sata port, and having to spend some time with moving things around it booted up fine. I will still do some more upgrading via CPU and GPU and PSU in system, and then will stop trying anymore. This is a CAD/Business/ communication machine, so getting too crazy on upgrades isn't worth it. I just want a fast, stable system that will run 24/7. No fun things such as gaming in this.

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  • Bradley W.
  • 1/16/2016 4:18:41 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsASUS AM3+ SLI solution!

Pros: very great chipset it surprised me where the m5a97 let me down

Cons: getting pricey

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  • Victor E.
  • 1/11/2016 2:21:57 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs Ram Compatibility Issues

Pros: Got it on sale
It has the latest (but still old) chipsets
UEFI Bios

Cons: Ram Incompatibility! This proved to be extremely frustrating. I have built over 20 computers and I have never seen such poor ram support. The board includes "MemOK!" function, however it doesn't seem to help at all. I had 2x2GB corsair ram modules which tested fine in both an Intel and AM3 motherboard. (I realize they are not on the qualified vendor list, but that list is ridiculously short anyways.) I could not get Windows 7 Professional x64 to utilize all of the available ram. System information claimed that only 1.92GB was usable. The Windows resource monitor told me that the remaining 2GB were "hardware reserved". Finally, after reading other reviews and forums I tried installing both ram modules into the same channel. It worked! Windows resource monitor told me only 18MB was hardware reserved, which is pretty normal. Unfortunately this means I am going to have a small performance hit because the computer is running the DDR3 in single channel instead of dual channel mode.

Other Thoughts: First, this board was a replacement for a Asrock motherboard which failed. I didn't want to throw my 1090T processor out so I bought another motherboard. I would never buy an AMD/ATI product again. No matter what company makes the motherboard or graphics card they always fail when it comes to driver support and compatibility.

The UEFI bios is terrible on this motherboard. I have used many Asus Intel motherboards and the menu selections are more intuitive. It was frustrating trying to find simple options that I needed.

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  • Jason H.
  • 1/10/2016 11:17:15 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoes Not Work

Pros: - None

Cons: - 1st one didn't work
- Replacement worked for ONE day

Other Thoughts: Used this on my first build. Spent hours trying to figure out what was wrong with my build, turned out it was the MOBO. Waited weeks for my replacement. After installation, it worked and I was able to install the OS plus some software but then the next day it stopped working. Everything turns on, but the CPU light stays red and no output to the monitor. I tried a friends CPU (which has been tried and tested to be working) but the same problem persists. I wasted a good amount of my time waiting for and installing this MOBO just find out it doesn't work, TWICE. Going to settle for a refund and buy a different MOBO that's not from ASUS.

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