Skip to: | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Back2School
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
Item#: N82E16813131873
ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
  • AMD 970
  • FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
  • DDR3 2133(OC)/1866
  • $99.99
  • $79.99
  • Save: $20.00 (20%)
  • $2.99 Shipping (restrictions apply)


SLI/Crossfire capable
USB 3.0
PS/2 Ports
Decent audio chip

This is a good mid range board. The 970 series North bridge allows for good quality features. It is not loaded though. If you want that you need to look at the next higher series.


BIOS is a little difficult to work with. The mouse interface is nice but does get in the way. Could get use to it though. I just bypass it and go into "advanced mode".

Other Thoughts:

Recommend this board to anyone that needs a mid range system. You can even budget this board into a budget system and have the ability to upgrade later. I have noticed some reviews indicating DOAs. I have not had any problems with mine. I may just be lucky but I wonder. I have built a lot of systems using ASUS boards. I have only had one issue in seven years. Customer support was okay but they provided me with the the information I needed for the RMAs.

Share this review:

Did you find this review helpful? Yes Yes / No No

  • Anonymous
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
Item#: N82E16813131873
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.