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Asus Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ Motherboard Review @ eTeknix

lucas4

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Motherboard MSI P67
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Memory 4GB DDR3
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Memory 16GB G-skill Trident X 1866 Cl. 8
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#2
Awesome find man.
 

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Processor AMD Phenom II X6 1090T 3.8Ghz,NB 3.0Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte 890GPA-UD3H REV 2.1
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212+
Memory G. Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 1600Mhz CL8
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GTX560Ti OC Windforce 2X
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Case Cooler Master HAF922
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#3
Very awesome find!
Sabertooth has a epic color scheme.
 

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Motherboard Gigabyte z370 AORUS Gaming 7
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Memory 16gb G.Skill 4000 MHz DDR4
Video Card(s) Evga GTX 1080
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#4
The new chipset doesn't seem to bring much more to the table over the 890 series. I guess we got to wait to see how the new CPU's perform on it.
 

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System Name Workstation1 | Asus G55VW-DS71
Processor i7 970 3.8GHz | i7 3610QM
Motherboard RIII Formula
Cooling EK 360 Supreme HF | Asus G55VW
Memory 24GB Dominator | 12GB DDR3
Video Card(s) 2x Diamond HD 6970 | GTX 660M
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#5
I really like how they finally gave you the option to separate your GPU's for better cooling on the sabertooth. I don't see anything too amazing on the board though. I like my old X58 sabertooth but it's nothing special. Very stable though.
 

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Memory 4GB DDR3
Video Card(s) 4870
Storage 128GB SSD, 2TB storage
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair
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#6
im glad they have ditched the thermal armour.
i for one didnt like the look of it, and it was generally worse at cooling without a top-down cooler or fan blowing into it
 
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Motherboard GA-990FXA-UD5 (rev. 3.1
Cooling Noctua NH-D15 the BEAST
Memory AMD Radeon™ R5 Entertainment Series 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3-1600 MHz CL11 Part Number: R5316G1601U2K-G T
Video Card(s) MSI Gaming R9 390
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#7
theirs not like a dozen or so links on the main page for Saber ,V and MSI boards ......Please see main page for reviews.That is what it is for.
 
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System Name An experiment in continuous upgrading
Processor Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.2 Ghz | Phenom II X4 965 | Phenom II X4 965
Motherboard MSI P67A-GD53 | MSI 990FXA-GD80 | Asus M4A79 Deluxe
Cooling Noctua NH-D14 | Zalman CNPS10x | Coolermaster*212+
Memory Kingston KHX1866C9D3K2 |*8Gb | 8Gb
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 580 TF2 x 2 (SLI) | Sapphire Radeon 7970 + GTX 460 | Radeon 4870 1Gb
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Case Antec 1200 | Lian-Li PC-8 | Antec 302
Audio Device(s) Auzentech Prelude X-Fi + Senn. PC360 G4ME | Prelude X-Fi + Home theater | Creative HS-1200
Power Supply Corsair TX850W | Corsair TX 750 | OCZ 700
Software About 400 top-rated games. | 150 top-rated games | No games
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#8
Any insight on how the new CPUs are going to perform? I like how the upgrade path is always easier on the AMD side.