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Sabertooth Socket AM3+ 990FX ATX AMD Motherboard

ASUS TUF series 5 yr warranty


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Introducing the latest motherboard from the award-winning TUF (The Ultimate Force) series the SABERTOOTH 990FX now available on AMD platform. This board supports the AMD Socket AM3 for AMD FX Series CPU up to 8 cores and is also compatible with previous generation AMD Socket AM3 processors and for the first time ever NVIDIA SLI is supported on AMD platform. The TUF Series delivers preeminent stability: all-around compatibility: and extreme durability: providing the most reliable computing experience. The SABERTOOTH 990FX endures a Promised Reliability Strict Test Program: to ensure safe and smooth operation even in the most challenging conditions. Exclusive TUF features make this motherboard unique and innovative. ASUS implements cutting-edge thermal solutions CeraM!X and TUF Thermal Radar. CeraM!X is a premium ceramic coating technology that provides a larger surface for heat dissipation. TUF Thermal Radar is a unique solution that embeds 10 hardware sensors on the motherboard to provide real-time thermal detection with detailed information for every critical component. ASUS DIGI VRM technology offers full digital voltage regulation for real-time power control: unequaled stability and the most precise power delivery available in a mainstream platform. ASUS E.S.P (Efficient Switching Power) not only provides more switching power for the motherboard: but also offers higher efficiency with lower power loss and less waste heat generated. For ultimate durability: the SABERTOOTH 990FX uses military standard TUF capacitors: chokes and MOSFETS to ensure superior life-span even under the most demanding conditions. For the latest member of the ASUS TUF Series: now on AMD platform with NVIDIA SLI support along with the unique features of TUF: experience the new ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX.


Product Information
Mfr Part#525204
Features Front Panel USB 3.0 Support; ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface; AI Suite II; ASUS Q-Connector; ASUS Q-Shield; ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED); ASUS Q-Slot; ASUS Q-DIMM; ASUS O.C. Profile; ASUS EZ Flash 2; ASUS MyLogo 2; Multi-language BIOS; "Ultimate COOL!" Thermal Solution; TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech; TUF Thermal Radar; "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; Safe & Stable!" Guardian Angel; ESD Guards; MemOK!; Anti Surge;
North Bridge AMD 990FX
South Bridge AMD SB950
CPU Supported
Socket Type AM3+
AMD CPU Support Phenom II
Athlon II
Sempron 100 series
Phenom FX
Athlon FX
Maximum Processor Wattage Supported 140W
Front Side Bus 5200MT/s
Maximum Memory Supported Per Slot 8GB
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Speeds Supported DDR3-1800, DDR3-1666, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1066
Memory Slots 4 x 240pin DIMM
Max Memory Supported 8GB
Memory Channel Support Dual Channel
Storage Controllers
SATA 3Gb/s 2
SATA 6Gb/s 6
SATA RAID 0/1/5/10
Onboard Graphic Chipset None
Multi-GPU Support AMD CrossFireX
AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX
Audio System Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels 8-Channel
LAN Chipset Realtek RTL8111E
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x16 4
PCI Express x1 1
Back Panel Ports
PS/2 1
USB 2.0 10
USB 3.0 2
FireWire 400 1
eSATA 3Gb/s 2
LAN RJ-45 1
Audio Ports 6
Digital Audio 1 x Optical
Internal I/O
USB 2 x USB 2.0 Headers (supports 4 additional USB ports)
1 x USB 3.0 Header (supports 2 additional USB ports)
FireWire 1 x IEEE-1394a Header
Other I/O Front Audio Header
Front Panel Header
S/PDIF-Out Header
1 x CPU Fan Header
Serial Port Header
Clearing CMOS Jumper
4 x System Fan Headers
MemOK! Button
System Panel (Q-Connector)
ATX Power Connector 24-pin
ATX12V / EPS 12V Connector 8-pin
Regulatory Approvals FCC
Physical Specifications
Form Factor ATX
Dimensions (WxD) 12" x 9.6" (305mm x 244mm)
What's in the Box
What's in the Box Motherboard, 4 x SATA Cables, I/O Shield, 2-way SLI Bridge, Q-Connector Kit, Driver and Utilities Disc, Manual
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 5 Years
Labor 5 Years

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