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The Asus Sabertooth 990FX is certainly going to be well received by the AMD audience when it hits retail in the very near future. Over the course of a weeks testing the board proved to be rock solid, even when pushed to the limits … the ‘TUF’ design clearly indicative of Asus’ exacting engineering standards and not just another buzz word failing to deliver tangible real world benefits.
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That is one TUF looking motherboard! Lol...
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I wonder why they benchmark the mobo.
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So.. where's the CMOS jumper/button?

Does this come with 5 year warranty as well?
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I wonder why they benchmark the mobo.
I wonder the same thing. I guess so you can compare the same components used in another motherboard. Seems kind of pointless without a BD chip in there.
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So.. where's the CMOS jumper/button?

Does this come with 5 year warranty as well?
Bottom right between the COM1 Header and IEEE Header. It's a jumper, not a button unfortunately. Only thing I'll miss from the ROG boards.

Looks like it will have a 3 year warranty. Source

Edit: It's a 5 year warranty on this board
Edited by capitaltpt - 6/2/11 at 4:37pm
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Bottom right between the COM1 Header and IEEE Header. It's a jumper, not a button unfortunately. Only thing I'll miss from the ROG boards.

Looks like it will have a 3 year warranty. Source
Nifty. Asus finally put the new motherboards on their site.

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Lol okay Asus.
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looks neat but boycotting Asus for making my garbage mobo and garbage rma service i received from them
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