ASUS Sabertooth 55i P55 Chipset Motherboard Review
9 December 2010
Summary: ASUS' latest introduction to its Intel P55 line of boards is the Sabertooth 55i. Sabertooth is totally new branding and product placement for ASUS. This board looks to have a solid combination of performance and features that should give the competition something to think about.
Excerpt: When it comes time to make a motherboard purchase, one of the first names that comes to mind is Asus. Having been in the business of making quality motherboard for years. Asus knows what it takes to produce a quality driven product that produces the performance that we enthusiasts require on a daily...
Pros: Great looking board., Great performance., Innovative cooling solution., Moderately priced., Power friendly design.
Conclusion: From the Sabertooth’s layout to its rather unique subtle coloring scheme, it adds another notch to ASUS’s definition of quality and functionality. I personally liked on how ASUS laid out this motherboard because it gives me the ability to use a PCI expansion card and also use 2 PCI-E x1 expansion...
Conclusion: With integrated memory controllers and now integrated PCIe graphics controllers for the Intel P55 Express chipset, there are fewer areas with each passing generation where vendors can differentiate their products.
Conclusion: When I first heard about the new TUF series, I expected the motherboard to be a stripped down, essentials only piece of equipment aimed squarely at the performance enthusiast. While the motherboard has the performance features it doesn't sing the same tune.
Pros: Great Performance, Odd but somehow good looking, Excellent packaging, Innovative cooling
Cons: No onboard CMOS clear button. Unacceptable for a performance motherboard at this price., Odd overclocking results with 24x multiplier
Excerpt: The Ultimate Force (TUF) is Asus’ new lineup of motherboards designed for durability and extreme performance. Based on the Intel P55 chipset, the Asus Sabertooth 55i is the first TUF motherboard built for Intel’s latest generation of Core i5 and Core i7 processors.
Conclusion: Asus Sabertooth 55i to płyta z podstawką LGA1156 przeznaczoną dla procesorów Intel Core i7 800 i Core i5. Używa chipsetu Intel P55 – jedynego obecnie obsługującego te procesory. Płyta obsługuje do 16 GB pamięci DDR3 o częstotliwości pracy do 2000 MHz.
Pros: Bardzo dobra jakość wykonania, Bardzo duża liczba gniazd, Jakość użytych komponentów, Obsługa CrossFire i SLI