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SABERTOOTH 990FX/GEN3 R2.0

990FX

Exclusive AMD PCIe 3.0 military-grade motherboard
with TUF cooling technology

  • PCI Express 3.0 - The Latest Graphics Standard Now On AMD Boards.
  • TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech. - 50% Larger Area for Heat Dissipation with the Revolutionary Ceramics-coating Technology.
  • TUF Thermal Radar - Real Time Temp. Detection and Heat Removal.
  • TUF Components [Alloy Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; Certified by Military- standard] - Certified for Tough Duty.
  • New DIGI+ Power Control - All-New Digital Power Control for both CPU and DRAM.
  • USB BIOS Flashback - Easy, Worry-free USB BIOS Flashback with Hardware-based Design.
  • Windows 8 Ready – Assured Compatibility.

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 140 W
AMD Cool 'n' Quiet™ Technology
Chipset AMD 990FX/SB950
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz 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.
Expansion Slots 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (Dual at x16/x16, triple at x16/x8/x8 mode)*
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (Black at x16)
1 x PCI slot
*When running dual graphics cards, be sure to insert the card in the first and third PCIex16 3.0 slot to get the best performance.
Multi-GPU support Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Storage AMD SB950 controller :
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brown
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
ASMedia® PCIe SATA controller :
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
2 x eSATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
LAN Realtek® 8111F , 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
USB ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller :
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller :
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue)
AMD SB950 controller :
12 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (8 at back panel, 4 at mid-board)
Special Features TUF ENGINE! Power Design :
- 8 + 2 Digital Phase Power Design
- TUF Components (Alloy choke, Cap. & MOSFET; Certified by Military-standard)
- ASUS DIGI+ Power Control Utility

Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution :
- TUF CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech.
- TUF Thermal Radar

Safe & Stable! Guardian Angel:
- Anti-Surge
- ESD
- E.S.P: Efficient Switching Power Design

ASUS Exclusive Features :
- DirectKey
- Remote GO!
- USB BIOS Flashback
- MemOK!
- AI Suite II
- Ai Charger+
- Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- Network iControl
- USB 3.0 Boost