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ASUS Crosshair V Formula Socket AM3+ 990FX ATX AMD Motherboard

3-Way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFireX Technology


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[ROG Logo] The Republic of Gamers consists only the best of the best. We offer the best hardware engineering, the fastest performance, the most innovating ideas, and we welcome the best gamers to join in. In the Republic of Gamers, mercy rules are only for the weak, and bragging rights means everything. We believe in making statements and we excel in competitions. If your character matches our trait, then join the elite club, make your presence felt, in the Republic of Gamers. [Phenom X4] [Phenom X6] This motherboard supports latest AMD Socket AM3+ multi-core processors with up to 8 native CPU cores and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features AMD Turbo CORE Technology 2.0 and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard also supports AMD CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process. [AMD 990FX Chipset] AMD 990FX Chipset is designed to support up to 5.2GT/s HyperTransport 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and dual PCI Express 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD latest AM3+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities. SLI or CrossFireX? Fret no longer because with the ROG Crosshair V Formula, you´ll be able to run both multi-GPU setups. The board features SLI/CrossFireX on Demand technology, supporting SLI or CrossFireX configuration. Whichever path you take, you can be assured of jaw-dropping graphics at a level previously unseen. This motherboard supports DDR3 2133(O.C.) that provides faster data transfer rate and more bandwith to increase memory computing efficiency, enhancing system performance in 3D graphics and other memory demanding applications.


Product Information
Mfr Part#
ASUS TPU : CPU Level Up, Core Unlocker; ASUS Exclusive Features : MemOK!, Ai Charger+; ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution : ASUS Fan Xpert; ASUS EZ DIY : ASUS Q-Shield, ASUS O.C. Profile, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS MyLogo 3; ASUS Q-Design : ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED), ASUS Q-Connector;
Overclocking Features
ROG Connect : RC Diagram, RC Remote, RC Poster, GPU TweakIt; Extreme Engine Digi+ : 8 + 2 phase power design; UEFI BIOS features :ROG BIOS Print, GPU.DIMM Post, GameFirst, iROG, Extreme Tweaker; Overclocking Protection : COP EX (Component Overheat Protection - EX), Voltiminder LED, ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall);
North Bridge
South Bridge
CPU Supported
Socket Type
AMD CPU Support
Phenom II
Athlon II
Sempron 100 series
Athlon FX
Maximum Processor Wattage Supported
Maximum Memory Supported Per Slot
Memory Type
Memory Speeds Supported
DDR3-2133 (O.C.), DDR3-2000 (O.C.), DDR3-1800 (O.C.), DDR3-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1066
Memory Slots
4 x 240pin DIMM
Max Memory Supported
Memory Channel Support
Dual Channel
Storage Controllers
SATA 6Gb/s
Onboard Graphic Chipset
Multi-GPU Support
3-Way SLI
3-Way CrossfireX
Audio System
SupremeFX X-Fi 2
Audio Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel Gigabit Ethernet
LAN Speed
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x16
PCI Express x1
Back Panel Ports
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
eSATA 6Gb/s
Audio Ports
Digital Audio
1 x Optical
Internal I/O
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (supports 4 additional USB ports)
1 x USB 3.0 Header (supports 2 additional USB ports)
Other I/O
Front Audio Header
Front Panel Header
S/PDIF-Out Header
3 x Fan Connectors
Clearing CMOS Jumper
3 x Thermal Sensor Connectors
3 x System Fan Headers
Power Button
Reset Button
System Panel (Q-Connector)
Go Button
2 x CPU Fan Headers
8 x ProbeIt Measurement Points
CPU Level Up Button
ROG Connect Switch
ATX Power Connector
ATX12V / EPS 12V Connector
Recommended Power Supply
600W or greater
Manufacturer Power Supply Disclaimer
For a fully configured system, we recommend that you use a power supply unit (PSU) that complies with ATX 12V Specification 2.0 (or later version) and provides a minimum power of 600W.
Regulatory Approvals
Physical Specifications
Form Factor
Dimensions (WxD)
12" x 9.6" (305mm x 244mm)
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
Motherboard, 6 x SATA Cables, USB Cable, CrossFire Bridge Interconnect, SLI Bridge, Q-Connector, I/O Shield, Drivers and Utilities Disc, Manual
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Years
3 Years

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