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ASUS 990FX Sabertooth Motherboard Pictured

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, May 18, 2011.

  1. sneekypeet

    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    What's the benefit of the Intel LAN on the CH5 over the Realtek LAN on all the other boards?
    Also Intel chip set on an AMD board??
  2. Kitkat New Member

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    its not the chip-set and its the MB manufactures prerogative what sound lan or other features they want. they all make money. Whatever ASUS purchased they have there reasons for. I like realtek just as much but if it works and dosnt drop me every 5 seconds then great. Don't forget they are also releasing ASUS Bigfoot as a standalone item too.
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    yep, so do i
    i prefer colorful board than this scheme :laugh:
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    will the am3 cpu's fit in the am3+ boards ?
  5. scaminatrix

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    :laugh:

    IIRC, the Sabertooth (well, at least the P67 TUF) range are rated for 24/7 use (like a workstation, I presume)
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    The thermal armor trapped heat against the board, made for lousy temps.
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    Yes, just not am3+ to am3
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    IMO this board will need to be $180-$200 max to be worth anything if they price it in the $230+ range then there is no point your better off with a Crosshair or a Gigabyte board
  9. Maban

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    I must say, I'm quite impressed by this board. If it's the right price, it wouldn't surprise me if this one becomes popular.
  10. damric

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    Do want :respect:
  11. Kitkat New Member

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    just found the rest of the pics put them on the first page took some digging but got them
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Ugly board imo, cant wait for the CHV to be shown
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    The color scheme isn't really important unless your trying to be all color coordinated to bling out your rig. The form vs function debate comes into play with this one, as does with a certain case fan brand namely Noctua who has awful colors for their fans hahaha, but are rather effective despite the diarreah-like shades.
    I'll most likely get this vs the Crosshair 5, and judging from past history, I'm going to take a guess that the CH5 is going to be around $240+
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    they could of atleast tried to make the south bridge sink fit in with the rest.... :shadedshu

    lazy bastards just slapped the x58 one on :cry:

    well i will probably be getting the evo anyway.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    That's a good point, i personally really do dislike the Sabertooths color scheme(it's got a sort of jungle vomit look to it lol), but considering it's more likely to be cheaper then the Crosshair V and it should be sufficiently reliable while having most of the features the Crosshair V has anyways, i'll definitely be considering the Sabertooth.

    Though if the Crosshair V is cheap enough (which it probably won't be), i'd rather go in that direction.
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    OMG!! Do want!!!1!!one! *drool*
    Look who's talking.
    Dual PCI-e @ 8x is so last year.
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    If you ask me, they nailed the color scheme perfectly. We all know that the ultimate force is the one you feel when you need to go #2. Look down a few minutes later, and those are the colors you see.:cool:
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    Who cares, its a badass board. I have a closed studio case, I will never see it anyways.
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    Agreed.
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    You guys are funny.I dont think I ever thought about the colors on a motherboard,as long as it works.:)
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    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :laugh::laugh:I agree, it's kind of a dark gray with shit muckel dun green:roll:

    I think they are going for the military look somewhat like a battleship. :confused:
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    16x,4x,16x,-- is nice, 16x,--,16x,4x would be better but as long as it isnt, 16x,16x,4x,--
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    yes hence mentioning military every 3rd sentence... but most wont get it. I personalty like the way it looks. There is always something else if you don't. I think you meant tank.
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    Cost obviously Intel made a better tender offer per gazilion units
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    Dear boardmate Scaminatrix: 'Sabertooth range are rated for 24/7 use'

    Sorry but may I hahahahahahha?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!! (I hope it is needless to elaborate my lolling!)

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