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Asus-sabertooth-990fx.32886578
8.3 out of 10

Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
CPU
AMD AM3+ FX™/Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPUSupports CPU up to 8 coresSupports CPU up to 140 WAMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology
Chipset
AMD 990FX/SB950
Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 Hz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered MemoryDual Channel Memory Architecture* Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).* Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.* Due to CPU spec., AMD 100 series CPUs support up to DDR3 1066MHz. With ASUS design, this motherboard can support up to DDR3 1333MHz.
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ TechnologySupports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Expansion Slots
3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16, x8, x8) *11 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 1 x PCI
Storage
AMD SB950 controller : 6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brownSupport Raid 0, 1, 5, 10JMicron® JMB362 controller : 2 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), black1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), green1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), red
LAN
Realtek® 8111E , 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Audio
Realtek® ALC 892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retaskingAudio Feature :- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound- Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection - ASUS Noise Filter- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
IEEE 1394
VIA® 6308P controller2 x IEEE 1394a port(s)(1 at mid-board, 1 at back panel)
USB Ports
ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller : 4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)AMD SB950 controller : 14 x USB 2.0 port(s) (10 at back panel, black+red, 4 at mid-board)
Special Features
ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM :TUF ENGINE! Power Design :- 8 +2 Digital Phase Power Design- TUF Components (Alloy choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)- ASUS DIGI+ VRM Utility- E.S.P. : Efficient Switching Power Design Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution :- TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech.- TUF Thermal RadarASUS Exclusive Features :- MemOK!- AI Suite II- Anti-Surge- ESD Guards- Front Panel USB 3.0 Support- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface ASUS EZ DIY :- ASUS Q-Shield- ASUS O.C. Profile- ASUS EZ Flash 2 - ASUS MyLogo 2 - Multi-language BIOSASUS Q-Design :- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)- ASUS Q-Slot- ASUS Q-DIMM - ASUS Q-Connector
Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)1 x eSATA 3Gb/s1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s1 x IEEE 1394a1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)2 x USB 3.0 10 x USB 2.0 1 x Optical S/PDIF out6 x Audio jack(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin, moss green)2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)1 x COM port(s) connector(s)6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)2 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)1 x IEEE 1394a connector(s)1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (3 x 4 -pin, 1 x 3 -pin)1 x Optional Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)1 x S/PDIF out header(s)1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)1 x MemOK! button(s)1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
Accessories
User's manualASUS Q-Shield4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)1 x SLI bridge(s)1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) 1 x TUF Certification card(s)1 x TUF 5 Year Warranty manual(s) (by region)
BIOS
32 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2,
Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
Support Disc
DriversAnti-virus software (OEM version)ASUS UpdateASUS Utilities
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor 12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
Note
*1: When running dual graphics cards, be sure to insert the card in the first and third PCIex16 slot to get the best performance.
Release Date
First seen
30 May 2011