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The top of the line AMD 990FX chipset has no standard ASUS model, rather it dives right away into two of ASUS' reputed enthusiast motherboard lines, with the TUF Sabertooth 990FX, and the ROG Crosshair V Formula. The Sabertooth intends to provide enough durability to boot GlaDOS after it wakes up hundreds of years later, while the Crosshair V has everything the overclocker and big-ticket gamer would ever need. .


First news thread so be gentle... Sabertooth 990fx

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Edited by Boi 1da - 5/5/11 at 11:25pm
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8x2 for the top of the line model? lol, intel lan on an AMD motherboard.
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A Sabertooth AMD board.

I came.
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No NF200? Possibly on the Extreme Edition?
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8x2 for the top of the line model? lol, intel lan on an AMD motherboard.
dude, your avatar scared the **** right outta me.

And my CIVE has intel lan. But, I thought the same thing.
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A Sabertooth AMD board.

I came.
Same here.

That right there just made me decide I wanted bulldozer for sure. OMG, SO EXCITED!
Edited by Behemoth777 - 5/6/11 at 12:03am
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I believe SLI is licensed on 900 series similar to X58. I really appreciate that ASUS is introducing VRM info right away. I want to know how the digital 6+2 VRM stacks up against the current 8+2 or 8+1 designs.
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A Sabertooth AMD board.

I came.
Same. Screw everything else, I'm getting one!
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So how good are the Sabertooth mobos? I really haven't heard much of them until recently with X58 and P67, don't think they ever came out for 800 chipset AM3 boards either. But people seem to be stoked for them. I'll end up either getting a Crosshair V or the Sabertooth when they come out sometime next month.
Edited by yoshi245 - 5/6/11 at 1:00am
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So how good are the Sabertooth mobos? I really haven't heard much of them until recently with X58 and P67, don't think they ever came out for 800 chipset AM3 boards either. But people seem to be stoked for them.
I've had 3 Sabertooth 55i's for the P55 platform, wish I never got rid of it.

The 55i was a really good clocker for me, and loved the 50mm fan mount it came with for the RAM. I like to believe that the 55i was the best out of all of them so far. Wish they kept making them =/

This will the be first for the AMD platform.
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