The M5A99X EVO features the AMD 990X + SB950 chipset and supports the latest AMD socket AM3+ for 8-core processors. With a new Socket AM3+, it offers usability of Socket AM3 or AM3+, allowing the user a choice of previous or current AMD CPUs. The hugely successful exclusive Dual Intelligent Processors 2 technology is now available on this ASUS AMD motherboard, integrating the EPU (Energy Processing Unit) and TPU (TurboV Processing Unit) hardware based processors for the ultimate in energy savings and processor scaling, ASUS EPU conserves energy by intelligently moderating power and load requirements in real-time while TPU provides intelligent system scaling for incredible increases in platform performance while retaining stability. For multi-GPU performance, this motherboard also supports NVIDIA SLI on AMD platform in addition to CrossFireX Now available on AMD platform, the ASUS DIGI+VRM technology offers full digital voltage regulation for real-time power control, unequaled stability and the most precise power delivery. ASUS ground breaking EFI BIOS simplifies platform settings for users with an EZ tuning mode, while offering advanced users an easy to use graphical interface that offers unparalleled performance enhancement options. ASUS redesigned AI Suite II consolidates system functionality, tweaking and monitoring into one sleek and elegant software package designed with the user in mind. For the fastest data transfers rates, enjoy USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s support. The ASUS M5A99X EVO is the latest AMD 990X solution providing scalable graphics performance with AMD CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI support and features ASUS-exclusive technology for energy-savings and maximum stability.