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ASUS 970 PRO GAMING/AURA AM3+ AMD 970 + SB 950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX AMD Motherboard

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  • AM3+ socket with 970 chipset for AMD FX processors
  • SupremeFX
  • Intel Gigabit Ethernet with LANGuard
  • Dual USB 3.1 Type A ports and M.2 (PCIe 2.0 x4)
  • Aura RGB LED lighting control

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ASUS 970 PRO GAMING/AURA AM3+ AMD 970 + SB 950 SATA 6Gb/s 2 x USB 3.1 ports (2 x Type-A, Red) ATX AMD Motherboard

  • Supports AMD® AM3+ FX™/Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors
  • NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD® CrossFireX™ Support
  • Dual-channel DDR3 2133 support
  • Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technology: Top-speed protected networking
  • SupremeFX: Flawless audio that makes you part of the game
  • Sonic Radar ll: Scan and detect your enemies to dominate
  • RAMCache: Speed up your game loads
  • Gamer's Guardian: Highly-durable components and smart DIY features
  • USB 3.1 Type-A and M.2: Ultra-speedy transfers for faster gaming
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  1. AMD AM3+
  2. 2PS/2
  3. 32x USB 3.1 Type-A
    2xUSB 3.0 (2@board)
    14xUSB 2.0 (6@board, 8@rear)
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  4. Intel® Ethernet
    GameFirst
    LANGuard
  5. 2xPCIe 2.0x16 slots
    (Supports both SLI and CFX)
    2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
    2xPCI slots
  1. SupremeFX
    SupremeFX Shielding
    Premium Audio Caps
    Headphone AMP
    SupremeFX LED lighting
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  2. DDR3 2133MHz
    4 DIMM, dual-channel
  3. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
  4. M.2 Socket 3(NVMe)
    PCIe x4 mode (Gen 2.0)
  5. Aura RGB lighting

BRIGHTEN YOUR BUILD WITH CUSTOMIZABLE RGB LED ILLUMINATION

Gaming is about your style, your personality — and your passion. 970 Pro Gaming/Aura is the gaming motherboard that lets you inject passion to project your style and personality in full color! Aura, our all-new LED-illumination technology, lighting up an endless spectrum of color combinations coupled with a selection of fascinating and fun effects.

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Aura

Customize your own favorite LED effect to cast a stunning multi-color glow across your build, change shades to indicate CPU temperature, or pulsate in time to the beat of your favorite tunes.

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EPIC GRAPHICS SUPPORTS FOR EPIC GAMING EXPERIENCES

970 Pro Gaming/Aura is the planet's first AMD 970 chipset-based motherboard to receive official certification for compatibility with NVIDIA™ SLI™ for truly epic graphics and gaming. It also supports AMD® CrossfireX™ . So, choose your weapon for up to two-way, quad-GPU graphics supremacy — and give your 970 Pro Gaming/Aura rig maximum gaming performance, visual excellence and gameplay thrills!

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TOP-SPEED PROTECTED NETWORKING

Only the quickest shot survive, so 970 Pro Gaming/Aura banishes lag — letting you annihilate your foes as fast as your trigger finger! Our engineers pack in only the best networking technology, including tournament-level Intel® Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst technologies to keep your connection fast, so always fire first and watch your enemies fall.

Intel Gigabit Ethernet
More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiences

Featuring the very latest Intel Ethernet (I211) for faster, smoother gaming — always. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

FLAWLESS AUDIO THAT MAKES YOU PART OF THE GAME!

Be the best on the battlefield with 970 Pro Gaming/Aura's truly immersive SupremeFX audio and experience sound so alive with realism that it hands you the vital competitive edge needed to win. With near-lossless delivery and exclusive Sonic Radar II technology to pinpoint battlefield enemies before they spot you, SupremeFX sounds stupendous — and puts both your ears and frags in front of everyone else!

SupremeFX
Shielded audio, superior sound

ASUS-exclusive SupremeFX technology delivers high-fidelity, near-lossless audio no matter how frantic your game becomes. The purity and stability of the remarkable 115dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is assured, with a shielded design, electromagnetic-interference (EMI) cover and voltage-protected 5V power supply. Supreme FX's superior components, including the trusted Realtek ALC1150 codec, maximize acoustic performance and eliminate interference – so you hear only the very best from your gaming headset or speakers!

Illuminated red line shielding

Banish analog interference and enjoy eye-catching, customizable lighting effects.

EMI cover

Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.

300O-headphone amplifier

Drive some of the very best headphones available for exceptional gaming-audio and music-listening experiences.

Premium Nichicon® audio capacitors

Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.

Sonic Radar II
Scan and detect to dominate!
Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customizable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds, and practice your enemy-pinpointing skill, plus Audio Enhancement technology clarifies every last sound — so you hear the distant sound of enemy footsteps and become the hunter, not the hunted!
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LANGuard
Pumped-up throughput. Best surge protection

Signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting ensure a more reliable connection and better throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges.

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GameFirst
Team up to banish lag

GameFirst IV Beta optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.

Multi-Gate Teaming

Team all your network gateways for maximum bandwidth and assign connections to every application for the smoothest-ever gameplay.

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PERFORMANCE LEVEL UP

Maxed-out performance means maximum gaming thrills, and with exclusive AI Suite 3's dashboard-style control panel you'll fine-tune almost every aspect of your 970 Pro Gaming/Aura-based system. Get the best balance between performance, cooling, stability, efficiency and aesthetics — all via a simple and intuitive interface.

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FAN Xpert
Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate cooling in undisturbed gaming. With two onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level four 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise, so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket — great for liquid-cooling setups!

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USB 3.1 Boost
An exclusive utility that automatically accelerates USB 3.1 for sequential read/write speeds of up to 854.6/863.9MB/s.
* It requires to update USB 3.1 Boost to V1.08.02 or later version.

Award-winning BIOS design

The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, and fan profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.

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CrashFree BIOS 3

Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won't boot!

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EZ Flash 2

Update the latest BIOS via the internet, and from within the BIOS.

RAMCache
Speed your game loads

Uniquely-intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels!

GAMER'S GUARDIAN FOR REAL-WORLD PROTECTION

Protect your back in the game and let 970 Pro Gaming/Aura protect all sides in the real world! Motherboard self-protection with loads of brilliant defenses, including our unique smart DIY features ensures long-term gaming is in your future.

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Digi+ VRM

Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times!

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DRAM overcurrent protection

All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, extending your motherboard's life.

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Highly durable components

Fine-quality, super-tough components are our watchwords. We fit only superior chokes that operate at up to 13.6% cooler, for extra durability. We also use 10K capacitors from Texas Instruments, engineered to resist extreme temperature variations of between -70°C and 125°C!

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Stainless steel back I/O

Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is three times longer than ordinary panels!

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Q-shield

0 pain!
Protect your hands from nicks and cuts.

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Q-slot

1 clip
to swap or secure your graphics card.

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Q-DIMM

1 -sided
clips mean handling memory modules is a cinch — super simple and super secure.

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Q-LED

4LEDs
indicate problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.

ESD Guards
2X-greater ESD protection for extended component lifespan

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) could mean game over for your rig, so 970 Pro Gaming/Aura is protected by ESD Guards to actively prevent ESD — ensuring longer component lifespan and providing system resilience that's two times greater than industry standards. Game on!

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970Audio connector


Capacitor protection on both front and back audio-output circuits.

970LAN connector


ESD TVS diode protection and an anti-surge LAN connector protects against extreme events, such as lightning strikes.

970USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 connectors

On-circuit transient-voltage-suppression (TVS) diodes and capacitor protection for surface-mount and dual-inline packages.

970Keyboard and mouse connector

Additional on-circuit ESD TVS diodes.

BUILT FOR GAMING

970 Pro Gaming/Aura is built for play, shaped by professional gamers and tested for gaming perfection — strong enough storm through the industry's most punishing labs workouts. We engineer and test for the finest quality, longevity, performance, stability and compatibility. Our world-class engineers are themselves avid gamers, and combine their own passion with the skills and demands of some of the planet's best players to create innovative gaming features everyone will crave. With 970 Pro Gaming/Aura you do more than just play — you'll experience gaming on the edge of reality.

THE POWER OF AMD!

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AMD® 970 Chipset is designed to support up to 4800MT HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and 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

970 AMD® AM3+ FX/Phenom™ II /Athlon™II /Sempron™ 100 Series Processors

This motherboard 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 memory support and accelerates data transfer rate up to 4800MT/s via HyperTransport™ 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.


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