I think you meant the "Asus M5A97 R2." That space in the middle of the a and 9 makes it kinda off. Yes, it does support that processor.
Thanks very much appreciated.
It is working but even with Updated BIOS will not recognise installed ram.
2 issues;USB drivers Will Not install,Memory Configuration WRONG-installed 16GB -memory details below
1-SERIAL BUS CONTROLLER (usb) DRIVERS NOT INSTALLED The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28),PCI bus 2, device 0, function Downloaded From Manufacturer's site but still not OK! Ordered a Driver Update DVD
2-SYSTEM MEMORY:Installed Physical Memory:12.0GB,Total Physical Memory:1.60GB,Available Physical Memory:640MB,Total Virtual Memory:3.20GB,Available Virtual Memory:1.77GB,Page File Space:1.60GB System Type:X64 based PC,BIOS Version Date:Award S1 F2 03/12/2009