An update after 6 months:6 months on and so far the system has been running without any issues. No overheating what so ever. I have been testing out Windows 8 and that is going well so far.At present I have no need to upgrade to the FX (bulldozer) range of CPUs from AMD. For what I use at present ... Read review
If you are using the FX range CPU make sure the BIOS is at 0705 minimum else BIOS won't boot
"An update after 6 months:6 months on and so far the system has been running without any issues. No overheating what so ever. I have been testing out Windows 8 and that is going well so far.At present I have no need to upgrade to the FX (bulldozer) range of CPUs from AMD. For what I use at present all runs without delays. Will reconsider if the Windows8 code shows benefits.Hi, I have bought ..."
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Product Information for "ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX - motherboard - ATX - Socket AM3+ - AMD 990FX" »
Manufacturer's product description
The TUF series delivers a "tough" image. With the unique design & high quality components (military-standard), TUF series is born for pursuing the preeminent stability, all-round compatibility, and extreme durability.
1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCI
AMD SB950 : SATA-600 - connector(s): 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 Device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ JMicron JMB362 : SATA-300 - connector(s): 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 Device(s) ¦ JMicron JMB362 : SATA-300 - connector(s): 1 x 7pin eSATA, 1 x 11pin eSATAp - 2 Device(s)
1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 1 x FireWire - 6 pin FireWire ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 10 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 1 x FireWire ¦ 1 x SPDIF out ¦ 1 x audio
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
DMI 2.0 support, WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS O.C. Profile, ACPI 2.0a support, SMBIOS 2.5 support, UEFI BIOS
Sleep / Wake Up
Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
Jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, MemOK!, 8+2 Phase Power Design, ASUS Q-Design, CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Technology, ESD Guards, TUF Engine!, Q-DIMM, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, ASUS Q-Connector, ASUS Noise Filter, audio jack detect technology, ASUS Q-Shield, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, TUF Thermal Radar, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Dual Intelligent Processors 2, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support
4 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge
Drivers & Utilities, ASUS MyLogo2, ASUS Live Update, ASUS AI Suite II
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.