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ASUS Sabertooth X79
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ASUS Sabertooth X79


Part of the TUF series, the SABERTOOTH X79 promises all-round compatibility and durability, with TUF components like robust TUF chokes, solid capacitors, and MOSFETs. Other features unique to ASUS include the ASUS SSD Caching and USB BIOS Flashback.


Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports Intel Core i7 processor family for the LGA2011 Socket
  • Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2
  • Intel X79 Express Chipset
Memory
  • Quad Channel Memory Architecture
  • 8 x DIMM slots
  • Supports DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
  • Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
  • Max. capacity of system memory: 64GB
Storage
  • Intel X79 chipset :
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brown
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), black
  • Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
  • Marvell PCIe 9128 controller :
  • 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
  • ASMedia ASM1061 controller :
  • 1 x Power eSATA 6Gb/s port(s), green
  • 1 x eSATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
Audio
  • Realtek ALC892 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, Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
Video
  • Supports NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI Technology
  • Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX Technology
FireWire (IEEE 1394)
  • VIA 6315N controller
  • 1 x IEEE 1394a port(s)
  • (1 at back panel)
Rear I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
  • 1 x eSATA 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Power eSATA 6Gb/s
  • 1 x IEEE 1394a
  • 1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 6 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF out
  • 6 x Audio jack(s)
  • 1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
Internal Connectors
  • 1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin, moss green)
  • 4 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 8 USB 2.0 port(s)
  • 1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
  • 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
  • 1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 1 x Optional Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
  • 1 x Assistant 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)
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (dual x16)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode)
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 1 x PCI
Other Features
  • TUF ENGINE! Power Design :
  • - 8 +2 +2 +2 Digital Phase Power Design
  • - TUF Components (Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)
  • - ASUS DIGI+ Power Control Utility
  • Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution :
  • - TUF Thermal Armor
  • - TUF Thermal Radar
  • ASUS Exclusive Features :
  • - MemOK!
  • - AI Suite II
  • - Anti-Surge
  • - ESD Guards
  • - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
  • - ASUS SSD Caching
  • - USB 3.0 Boost
  • ASUS EZ DIY :
  • - USB BIOS Flashback
  • - ASUS Q-Shield
  • - ASUS O.C. Profile
  • - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
  • - ASUS EZ Flash 2
  • - ASUS MyLogo 2
  • - Multi-language BIOS
  • ASUS Q-Design :
  • - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
  • - ASUS Q-Slot
  • - ASUS Q-DIMM
  • - ASUS Q-Connector
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 30.5 x 24.4cm