Asus Sabertooth 990FX

  • Asus Sabertooth 990FX
86
Based on 10 scores, 34 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Good overclocking potential.
  • Good thermal capabilities.
  • High-class components.

Cons:

  • Low USB 3.0 connectivity on rear I/O.
  • Only one graphics card connector.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Bjorn3D on 85

The ASUS 990FX Sabertooth is a great motherboard for its price range. Though it does not have top-of-the-line performance, it does come richly packed with features, and can withstand an amazing amount of torture. Features like the CeraM!X coating on...

By iXBT Labs on -

ASUS is probably the only vendor who can afford more than one series of 'elite' motherboards. One of those is obviously intended for gamers, the other one that we're going to review today is dubbed "TUF," which sounds like "tough," and is...

By Hi Tech Legion on -

I'm an avid fan of the Sabertooth line of motherboards. To me, they are built for the "cautious enthusiast". What I mean by that term is an enthusiast that doesn't leap headfirst into something and blow it up. Many enthusiasts jump into...

By Bigbruin on -

The ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AMD AM3+ motherboard is a solid board that provides a variety of high end features, including a very simple and well done overclocking interface. This board is said to be TUF, which stands for The Ultimate Force. It means...

By X-bit Labs on -

In our previous review we praised Asus Crosshair V Formula mainboard, because it was beyond comparison with the participating competitors. Of course, the question we ask today is: is Asus Sabertooth 990FX better or worse? The correct answer will be:...

By Vortez on -

It is clear from the benchmarks then that ASUS’ pursuit of reliability and stability in this motherboard was not at the cost of performance. The SABERTOOTH was consistently fast and provided the best overclock we’ve seen from our Phenom II...

By Ocaholic on -

If you want to buy a board with a camouflage look and you are not demanding when it comes to overall performance then the Sabertooth 990FX could be worth a thought for a gaming PC. Regarding every other possible scenario wouldn't recommend this...

By Ocaholic on -

In our comparison tables you find benchmark values regarding numerous motherboards. Furthermore we do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right motherboard.Test...

By Ocaholic on -

Overall discussion The Sabertooth 990FX generally is an interesting board. In combination with a down-draft CPU cooler this motherboard will be cooled very efficiently. This will, as a consequence, extend the components lifespan. With the "Thermal...

By TechRadar on 80

It's not the beast performing motherboard we've seen, but the military stylings betray the serious overclocking performance you can get out of the Sabertooth.Ultimately, the excellent build quality and Bios make this motherboard another great...

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on -

Although the AMD 990FX is primarily a simple rebadging of the previous 890FX chipset, ASUS has taken this opportunity to make a number of new features available to AMD users. One is the addition of their UEFI specification BIOS interface, which...

By Atomic MPC on 88

Primed and ready for...

By Bit-tech.net on 89

We were pleasantly surprised by the Sabertooth 990FX’s performance, both at its stock speeds and when overclocked. It consistently held its ground against much more expensive motherboards and put others to shame with its excellent SATA performance...

By Pureoverclock on -

The ASUS Sabertooth 990FX is an interesting board. The TUF Series aesthetics are unlike any other we've seen of any socket out there, the ceramic coating is entirely original, and the price is surprisingly affordable. It has a great layout, is...

By Motherboards.org on -

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By Legit Reviews on -

ASUS hit the mark with the Sabertooth 990FX! The Sabertooth 990FX was able to dig its teeth into everything we threw at it and be the dominant force in the charts! If you're in the market for a motherboard the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX should be at the...

By Motherboards.org on -

AMD has launched their all new 990FX+SB950 chipset. The most important feature of this new chipset is that it supports their new AM3+ processors. AMD has been kind enough though to allow us to continue to use our older AM3 processor s...

By OCWorkBench on 88

the SABERTOOTH 990FX board is a future proof board that will probably last you for the next 5 years as it is made up of military grade components. The long lasting components will prolong it’s durability and stability. That is probably ASUS is...

By HardOCP on -

ASUS has seemingly built an very solid 990FX board, but we truly just don't know since we don't have AMD FX processors to put in the board. This just leaves us with a whole lot of meh feelings. It is not ASUS' fault. It is squarely AMD's...

By Hardware Canucks on -

First and foremost, let’s talk about the “new” AMD 990FX/SB950 chipset. Aside from the revised microcode needed for upcoming Zambezi processors, a HyperTransport 3.1 link to the socket and slightly optimized data paths, there is really...