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ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 7 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

  • AMD 990FX
  • FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
  • DDR3 2133(OC)/1866
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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.
M5A99FX PRO R2.0

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!

M5A99FX PRO R2.0
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!
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
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.
M5A99FX PRO R2.0
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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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Erica L.
  • 5/3/2015 7:57:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: It's Asus, I have never had an issue with their motherboards and I will continue to purchase them. In fact I had a very small budget so I stepped back on the processor so I could get this mobo.
Oh, and it's blue, blue is neat

Cons: None so far

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  • seth n.
  • 5/1/2015 9:42:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Mother board, thing is a TANK.

Pros: This motherboard was tank right out of the box. Way, way, way back when I bought this board when I first started my first build, I accidentally plugged a wire into the wrong socket... and well... The board caught fire.... HAHAHA Fortunately for me, asus must also manufacture tanks because I plugged everything in correctly and everything worked perfect. Loved this board will be buying another to replace the one I lost. (See Cons)

Cons: Lack of legible instructions caused me to mess up my own board D=, the instructions are good for giving you the basic information but don't help you with things like crossfire support and whatnot... Unfortunately the way mine died was through a bad cross fire set up (my fault) that toasted my poor board and one of my gpu's. Great board all and all though. Hope my story made you laugh. lol

Other Thoughts: This board is great for anyone, I loved this board and am so sad i fried my original, will be buying again.

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  • Darren M.
  • 5/1/2015 9:24:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuper Motherboard

Pros: Easy to set up. The manual was easy to understand. It posted on the 1st try. Very happy with it.

Cons: None

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/29/2015 11:30:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far, impressed

Pros: Got my replacement today and seems to be working well. I want to give more input on this board.

1. Great Cooling. Overall, under a medium to heavy load, CPU high temp was about 49°C after about a full hour of gaming. Motherboard chipsets didn't exceed 41°C.

2. The USB 3.0 slot is wonderful. I was able to install Windows 8 using that port in UEFI. Even with a 2.0 device, the speed is awesome.

3. The UEFI BIOS is wonderful. Very easy to understand, and setup was super easy.

4. The motherboard holes lined up on the standoffs in my case perfectly. Installation was a breeze.

5. First board may have been faulty, but after getting this replacement, I see this board has potential. For the smallest of the 990FX boards available by ASUS, this board will not disappoint you.

My System:

ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0
AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz no over clocking.
G.Skill Ripjaws 1333mhz RAM
ULTRA X3 600W Modular Power Supply
250GB 2.5 hard drive
NVIDIA Geforce GT 630
Thermaltake H25 case with window.

This is a nice upgrade from my ASUS P5K PRO Intel Motherboard with an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600. ASUS makes quality boards and I'll always continue to buy their boards.

Cons: For the first 4 hours of use there sounded to be a small ticking noise and coil whine. The noises are gone now but it was weird.

This is a solid board. Good buy and will buy again.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/29/2015 12:22:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs2nd Review

Pros: Finally got my replacement board today. So far its running properly.

Love the north bridge and VRM heatsinks. they are great for keeping the motherboard cool.

Cons: The USB 2.0 q-connector doesn't work correctly. USB devices connect but go haywire after 10 seconds. I took it off and connected directly to the motherboard and it works perfect. So no big con's as I see right now on the replacement

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  • Trenton M.
  • 4/24/2015 3:14:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAsus M5A99FX

Pros: -Great bios experince
-Plenty of usb 3.0 ports, sata ports, and great overall positioning of ports around the board

Cons: -A few more fan ports would have been nice

Other Thoughts: No problems thus far with any of the asus mobos

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  • Brittany M.
  • 4/21/2015 6:23:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsasus m5a99fx pro

Pros: Very nice and smooth operating mb. The looks are somewhat basic but still pleasing to look at. For the price and name, i wouldnt choose a different mb. Very reliable and sturdy.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: asus m5a 99fx pro mb
evga 750ti ftw gpu
Corsair cx750m psu
Fx6300 cpu
samsung dvd burner
cooler master seidon 120m cpu cooler
g skill 8gb sniper ram
nzxt red led 2m strip
850 evo 250gb ssd
in win gr one case

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  • jason m.
  • 4/20/2015 4:26:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAsus M5A99fx

Pros: although not my first choice in moboards, it does the job. the software for the board is nice in keeping updates on the cpu chip and other items as well. works well with my fx8350.

Cons: none

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  • Ailee S.
  • 4/17/2015 10:41:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA very unhappy

Pros: None this board hadn't worked from the minute I took it out of the packaging

Cons: Where to start. I was putting together my computer and plugged everything in, turned it on and could not get the boot device light to go off. The hard drives are good, yet the first time the American Megatrends screen came it didn't show any devices. I couldn't even get into the Bios. It would shut off after 15 seconds. I contacted support to get it fixed I sent my board in and got it back 2 weeks later on 4/15/15. I put everything back together and STILL can't get past the American Megatrends screen or boot into the Bios. This time however when the American Megatrends screen comes on it shows the boot devices. I contacted support again and WOW I asked what they did to fix the board and the lady I spoke with couldn't tell me. But she told me that the board should be fixed or obviously they wouldn't have sent it out. When I explained I wouldn't be calling if it were fixed she said I could send it back in to repair. I told her no the board is just 2 months old and hasn't worked from day1 and asked to have a new board sent out. Sure if I put a credit card hold down. WHAT I have already paid for it why should I put a hold on a defective product that still couldn't be fixed. When I asked to speak to a supervisor or someone else she got extremely snippy and rude she said someone would call me back. Well still waiting for that. I have sent in emails and made phone calls to no avail.

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  • Ailee S.
  • 4/17/2015 10:20:46 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Wouldn't know as this board was DOA out of the box. Can not boot into any device or the bios

Cons: Where to start. Had this board since February and when I went to set up the computer I couldn't get the board to boot into any device let alone the bios. It would stay on the American Megatrends screen of death for 15 sec. then shut off. Fine work with enough motherboards to know that one of the components has to be bad. Contacted Asus support as I was just out of the 30 Newegg warranty and they had me send the board in. They had it 2 weeks I just got it back and I STILL have the same issue. ASUS support has been a joke. I contacted them again have submitted emails as well as phone calls waiting for some form of contact back outside of the scripted tech support. This has been the biggest joke! I am sure if the board were to be working it would be a good board. If I can get this resolved I would change my rating but so far ASUS your service has been poor and since I can't give you a negative rating you get 1 egg.

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