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Expert reviews of Asus Sabertooth 990FX
Review score distribution (out of 70 reviews)
  • 90-100:
    4
  • 75-89:
    12
  • 65-74:
    2
  • 0-64:
    1
  • Unrated:
    51
83
out of 100
  • Sturdy build, Feature-rich Bios, Compact, Fantastic build quality, Good bundle, Overclocks well,
    SLI and Crossfire support
  • We', Ve seen better performers in CPU tasks
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Testseek.co.uk has collected 70 expert reviews for Asus Sabertooth 990FX and the average expert rating is 83 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.co.uk to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Excerpt
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Score
2011-11-07
Excerpt:  Forty-two PCIe lanes give the 990FX a clear connectivity lead over competing Intel chipsets. We compare five class-leading products using AMD's FX-8150 to see which offers the best combination of performance, overclocking, integrated features, and valu...
Score
-


2011-10-06
Bottomline:  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 1100T CPU. ...
Score
-


2011-09-23
Bottomline:  ly the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX layout is well thought Once more very practical are the angled SATA connectors Unfortunately there are no practical power/reset buttons onboard and also for a debug LED you'd be looking in vain Unfortunately the last expansion...
Score
40%


2011-09-21
Excerpt:  With the Sabertooth 990FX, ASUS show a TUF-Series motherboard which is based on AMDs 990FX chipset. For example the Thermal Rader is a quite interesting feature which allows user to monitor temperature all over the board and adjust fan RPMs accordingly....
Score
-


2011-09-20
Good:  Sturdy build, Feature-rich Bios, Compact
Bad:  We've seen better performers in CPU tasks
Bottomline:  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 Asus offe...
Score
80%


2011-05-31
Good:  Fantastic build quality, good bundle, Overclocks well, SLI and Crossfire support,
Bottomline:  This is as good as it gets for AMD. A fantastic motherboard from Asus....
Score
90%


2011-05-30
Excerpt:  We've had quite a large focus on Intel lately with the shakeup of B3 revision boards and the recent launch of the Z68 chipset. Now gives a time where we can take a look at something new from AMD. Yes you heard right, AMD have launched something new; the 9...
Score
-


2012-12-19
Excerpt:  ASUS 990FX Sabertooth & Co. Motherboards for AMD CPUs are generally somewhat cheaper than those used for Intel models. This is excellent news for everyone looking to base their new system on AMD CPUs, since you can obtain pretty impressive hardware for...
Score
-


2012-04-05
Excerpt:  Ever since the launch of the Bulldozer range and 9-series motherboards, the initial reviews of the processors were not encouraging to say the least. Since then, AMD has decided to pull out of the enthusiast end of the CPU market, to focus in on the mainst...
Score
-


2012-01-12
Bottomline:  Overall I have fallen in love with this board. The only complaints I have with the Sabertooth 990FX is the bus scale is a little off, and the lack of effort with the CPU-NBv. The bus scale is easy to get around. After factoring in the difference, overcl...
Score
-


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