Asus Sabertooth 990FX Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

QuickFind: 270699 Mfr part code: SABERTOOTH 990FX
  • AMD 990FX/SB950 Chipset
  • Socket AM3+
  • ATX Form Factor

Product Description

Asus Sabertooth 990FX Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

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.

Specifications

CPU

AMD AM3+ FX/Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 Series Processors
Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU
Supports CPU up to 8 cores
Supports CPU up to 140W
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology

Chipset

AMD 990FX/SB950

Memory

4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 Hz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
* Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
* Due to OS limitation, when installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, Windows® 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Install a 64-bit Windows® OS when you want to install 4GB or more memory on the motherboard.
* Due to CPU spec., AMD 100 series CPUs support up to DDR3 1066MHz. With ASUS design, this motherboard can support up to DDR3 1333MHz.

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI Technology
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology

Expansion Slots

3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16, x8, x8) *1
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCI

Storage

AMD SB950 controller :
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brown
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
JMicron® JMB362 controller :
2 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), black
1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), green
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port(s), red

LAN

Realtek 8111E , 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

Audio

Realtek ALC 892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :
- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
- Blu-ray audio layer Content Protection
- ASUS Noise Filter
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

IEEE 1394

VIA 6308P controller
2 x IEEE 1394a port(s)
(1 at mid-board, 1 at back panel)

USB Ports

ASMedia USB 3.0 controller :
4 x USB 3.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
AMD SB950 controller :
14 x USB 2.0 port(s) (10 at back panel, black+red, 4 at mid-board)

Special Features

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 2 with DIGI+ VRM :
TUF ENGINE! Power Design :
- 8 +2 Digital Phase Power Design
- TUF Components (Alloy choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)
- ASUS DIGI+ VRM Utility
- E.S.P. : Efficient Switching Power Design
Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution :
- TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech.
- TUF Thermal Radar

Back I/O Ports

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s
1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.0
10 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
6 x Audio jack(s)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin, moss green)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
2 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
1 x IEEE 1394a connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (3 x 4 -pin, 1 x 3 -pin)
1 x Optional Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)

BIOS

32 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2,
Manageability    WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Technical Specification

Asus Sabertooth 990FX Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

Supported RAM

Data Integrity Check Non-ECC
Max Size 32 GB
Technology DDR3
Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
Speed PC3-12800, PC3-10600, PC3-8500
Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slot(s) 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
Storage Interfaces AMD SB950: SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ JMicron JMB362: SATA-300 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices ¦ JMicron JMB362: SATA-300 -connectors: 1 x 7pin eSATA, 1 x 11pin eSATAp - 2 devices
Expansion Slots 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
Interfaces 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
Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 1 x FireWire ¦ 1 x SPDIF out ¦ 1 x audio
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 5 years

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD 990FX / AMD SB950
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Sempron, Phenom II X3, Athlon II X2, Phenom II X2, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC892
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller Realtek RTL8111E
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Features

BIOS Features 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, ASUS EFI BIOS
Sleep / Wake Up Wake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
Hardware Features AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology, 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, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support

Miscellaneous

Cables Included 4 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, 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.
Compliant Standards Plug and Play, ACPI 2.0a
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 24.4 cm

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