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post #11 of 37
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I vote for the Evo.
EVO isn't bad, but the Sabertooth is so sexy. The thermal armor does work. I have a test somewhere around here to prove it.
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post #12 of 37
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A question for either of ya!


I looked at the Sabertooth, but it seemed to me that the board needed a CPU cooler that blows down towards the board. For the board to get any cooling

Does the Sabertooth motherboard get hot with a tower CPU cooler?
If you don't use a blow down CPU cooler, ASUS recommends you install an optional 50x50x10mm assist fan. Cost me $5 and does help. Plan on resleeving it to make it look better.





The test was conducted at 5.1GHz using Prime95 blend for CPU load. Temps were taken after 1H for each test.
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post #13 of 37
Yeah I added one, It helped a bit.. Truth is , It would have been fine without ..

Also, Compudaze, if you take your time tucking, you can get that wire to hide under the TUF armor..
Also if you can solder, you can always shorten the wire
Edited by Capwn - 3/13/11 at 7:11pm
post #14 of 37
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Originally Posted by compudaze View Post
If you don't use a blow down CPU cooler, ASUS recommends you install an optional 50x50x10mm assist fan. Cost me $5 and does help. Plan on resleeving it to make it look better.
Thanks buddy
I'm going 2500k or 2600k Friday! And that Motherboard, is now back on the short list
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i ordered one for my new build today, and am stooooooooked to get it.
I helped a friend of mine build a PC last summer, he bought the X58 sabertooth, and as soon as we took it out of the box i was like "dude.... this thing is awesome".
The build quality of the board was just insane, and it looked like you could deflect bullets with it.
    
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post #16 of 37
Sold my 2600k on eBay today for $290 and I paid $279. lol

I have seen more Gigabyte UD Series boards o.c. 2600k better than Asus. I had mine on a P8P67 Pro. I like blue lol!
 
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Why'd you sell it?
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post #18 of 37
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I have a decision to make... I want to get everything ordered for my build, but the Deluxe board on Newegg is sold out. I can get it from Tigerdirect, but I am not sure I even need it. I am about to pull the trigger on the Sabertooth instead. From what I can tell, I am giving up the bluetooth, the extra ethernet and one PCIe-16 slot. I can live without all of them. Can anyone give me a reason to wait, or should I just put the order in? I really want to get my build done next weekend and don't feel like waiting for the mobo.

Thanks in advance,

Lou
sabertooth p67 is a nice mobo,dont hesitate,just go for it
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post #19 of 37
It's a great motherboard just got mines on Friday from Micro Center.
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post #20 of 37
Honestly, I would get a P8P67 Pro over the Sabertooth, Deluxe or EVO. Very little is being offered for the extra money that anyone would actually need, IMHO. Now the Maximus is a different story; completely different class of mobo.
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