Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 vs ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0

ASRock 970M PRO3

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ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0

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Price
$91.12
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 86
Brand ASRock ASUS
Model 970M PRO3
  • M5A99FX PRO R2.0
  • M5A99FX-PRO-R2
Release Date - December 2012
TDP 70 Watts 70 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking features
  • Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX
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Series -
Socket AM3+/AM3 AM3+
Form factor Micro ATX ATX
Chipset AMD 970 AMD 990FX
Supported Memory DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1800Mhz 1866Mhz 2100Mhz 2400Mhz
DDR3:
1066Mhz 1333Mhz 1600Mhz 1866Mhz 2133Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC892 Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection 8 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111E Realtek 8111F
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6 7
SATA Express Ports 0 0
M.2 Ports 0 0
mSATA Slots 0 0
RAM Slots 4 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB 32GB
Critic Reviews -

"Overall the ASUS M5A99FX is an excellent motherboard for the price and application. The motherboard was rock solid stable during testing. ASUS is also bringing to the table many of the features such as its UEFI BIOS interface and ASUS Fan Xpert. Thos ..."

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Compare Motherboards: ASRock 970M PRO3 vs ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better Motherboard.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the ASRock 970M PRO3:

  • ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Supports RAID.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 1800MHz, 2100MHz, 2400MHz
  • +32GB maximum RAM supported.

Reasons to pick the ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0:

  • Supports NVIDIA SLI.
  • Supports the following RAM types not supported by counterpart: DDR3 2133MHz
  • +1 Ports SATA 6Gb/s.
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