Asus Crosshair V Formula Motherboard PhenomII/AthlonII/Sempron 100 Socket AM3+ 990FX/SB950 ATX RAID Gigabit LAN

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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 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.




Installed Processors (Max)

0 (1)

Supported Processor Manufacturer


Supported Processors

AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors ? Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU ? Supports CPU up to 8 cores ? Supports CPU up to 140 W ? AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology


Socket AM3+



AMD 990FX SB950

RAID Supported

Yes Chipset: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

SATA Supported


Rear Panel I/O Ports


1 x S/PDIF out (Optical)

Audio Line Out Ports


Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port

1 x PS/2

RJ-45 Ports

1 x RJ-45

RJ-11 Ports

1 x RJ-11

eSATA Ports

1 x eSATA

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors

7 x SATA

S/PDIF Connectors

1 x S/PDIF out Header

USB Connectors

2 x USB 2.0 ? 1 x USB 3.0

Front Panel Connectors

1 x Front audio connector

Power Connector Port

1 x 24-pin ATX ? 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V

Other Connectors

2 x CPU Fan connector(s) ? 3 x Chassis Fan connector(s) ? 3 x Optional Fan connector(s) ? 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s) ? 1 x System panel(s) ? 8 x ProbeIt Measurement Points ? 3 x Thermal sensor connector(s) ? 1 x En/Dis-able Clr CMOS header(s) ? 1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector) ? 1 x Power-on button(s) ? 1 x Reset button(s) ? 1 x CPU Level Up button(s) ? 1 x ROG Connect switch(es) ? 1 x Go Button(s) Rear Ports: 1 x Clear CMOS button(s) ? 4 x USB 3.0 ? 8 x USB 2.0 (white port can be switched to ROG Connect)


PCI Slots

1 slot(s) - PCI

PCI Express Slots

5 slot(s) - 3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 , 1 x PCI Express x16 (x4 mode) , 1 x PCI Express x1


Maximum Memory

32GB 1066/1333/1600MHz DDR3 (Unbuffered Non-ECC)

Memory Slot

4 x DIMM Slots


Integrated Sound

SupremeFX X-Fi 2 built-in 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ? Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking ? Audio Feature : ? X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity ? EAX Advanced HD 5.0 ? THX TruStudio PRO ? Creative ALchemy ? Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection ? Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel


Integrated Network

Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN



32Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI2.0a, Multi-Language BIOS

Special Features

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)

SLi/Crossfire Features

Supports NVIDIA 3-Way SLI Technology ? Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX Technology

Software Included

Drivers ? Sound Blaster X-Fi 2 Utility ? Kaspersky Anti-Virus ? DAEMON Tools Pro Standard ? ROG CPU-Z ? ASUS Utilities


In The Box

Motherboard ? User's manual ? I/O Shield ? 6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s) ? 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s) ? 1 x SLI bridge(s) ? 1 x CrossFire cable(s) ? 1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) ? 1 x ROG Connect cable(s) ? 1 x Cable ties pack(s) ? 1 x ROG theme label(s) ? 1 x 12 in 1 ROG Cable Label(s)


24.4cm (W) x 30.5cm (L)


  • 3-Way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFireX Technology
  • Extreme Engine Digi+ - Powerful combination of analog and digital design elements
  • SupremeFX X-Fi 2 - Play with ultra-real cinematic in-game surround sound!
  • GameFirst - Creates the speed you need to PWN!
  • Intel Gigabit LAN - Experience the fast network connectivity!
  • UEFI BIOS - Flexible & Easy BIOS Interface

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Catalogue No: EL-23200010