Asus 970 Pro Gaming/AURA

All New Asus 970 Pro Gaming/AURA motherboard introduced by Asus for AMD FX processor with up-to-date features. The 970 Pro is equipped  with gaming-oriented features, based on AMD3+ socket that support USB 3.1 peripherals and M.2 SSD (solid state drive).



Asus 970 motherboard is based on AMD 970 + SB950 chipset, which is not top-ending for FX processors. This motherboard has two PCI Express slots ,both are AMD CrossFire and NVIDIA SLI support. Asus 970 Pro supports all AMD3+based processor with up to 125W TDP. like Phenom II, Athlon II and Sempron 100-series chipset. This Asus motherboard upgraded with 8-phase power delivery with Digi+ VRM (voltage-regulator module) custom power controller for ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to CPU all time with four memory slots with support up to 32GB of DDR3 clocked at 2133MHz memory.


Asus 970 Pro Gaming/AURA motherboard features six SATA 6Gb/s ports with RAID (0, 1, 5 and 10) support as well as M.2 SSD (PCI 2.0 x4) that supports data-rate upto 20GB/s.

The ASMedia’s ASM1142 USB 3.1 USB controller that enable next lavel two USB 3.1 type -A connector placed on rear panel, 2 USB 3.0 ports (ASMedia controller) and 14 USB 2.0 ports.

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Asus 970 motherboard comes with Intel ‘s Gigabit Ethernet controller, GameFirst software for network traffic proritization (reduce latency , during heavy downloading and uploading), LANGuard ESD ( for Ultra protection with fastest network ). LANGuard is an reinvented RJ45 for Advanced singal-coupling technology  with premium capacitor mounted on surface that improves thoughtput with  ESD (Electrostatically-guarded component and surge-protected) protect your motherboard from static electricity and lightning strikes.

Asus 970 pro gaming/aura amd3+

The SupremeFX technology for Audio, upgraded with Realtek ALC1150 codec solution supports up to 300 ohms headphones, EM shielding, PCB separation for analog/digital signal.


AMD 900 Series Chipsets
970 + SB950 990X + SB950 990FX + SB950
Code Name RX980 RD980 RD990
Released Q2 2011 Q2 2011 Q2 2011
CrossFire x16 + x16,
x8 + x8 + x8 + x8
x8 + x8 x16 + x4
x8 + x8 + x8 + x4
SLI x8 + x8 x8 + x8 x16 + x16,
x16 + x8 + x8,
x8 + x8 + x8 + x8
HyperTransport (MHz) 2400 2600 2600
PCI Lanes  26 PCIe 2.0 lanes 26 PCIe 2.0 lanes 42 PCIe 2.0 lanes
SATA 6Gb/s  6  6l  6
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 0, 1, 5, 10 0, 1, 5, 10
NB TDP 13.6W 14W 19.6W

more information: asus

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