ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Review

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สวัสดีครับ สำหรับในวันนี้ผมก็มีมาเธอร์บอร์ดในตระกูล TUF จากทาง ASUS ที่เคยสร้างความเกรียวกราวด้วยการใช้สารระบายความร้อนที่เป็น Ceramix เคลือบอยู่บนซิงค์ระบายความร้อนให้แก่ชิปเซตต่างๆบนมาเธอร์บอร์ด รุ่นใหม่มาให้ชมกันอีกหนึ่งรุ่นนะครับ โดยคราวนี้จะเป็นรุ่นที่ใช้ LGA1366 Socket โดยมาเธอร์บอร์ดรุ่นนี้จะมากันในชื่อรุ่น ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 ซึ่งก่อนอื่นเราไปชมสเป็คต่างๆของตัวมาเธอร์บอร์ดตัวนี้กันก่อนนะครับ


TUF /tΛf/, stands for The Ultimate Force.

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

SABERTOOTH X58 Product Overview

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CPU, Chipset, Memory and Graphics features

LGA1366 Intel® CoreTM i7 Ready

Intel 6Cores ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Reviewnew corei7 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Reviewnew corei7x ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewThis motherboard supports the latest Intel® CoreTM i7 processors in LGA1366 package with integrated memory controller to support 3-channel (6 DIMMs) DDR3 memory. Supports Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) with a system bus of up to 6.4 GT/s and a max bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s. Intel® CoreTM i7 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

Intel X58

new x58 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewThe Intel® X58 Express Chipset is one of the most powerful chipset designed to support the Intel® CoreTM i7 Processors with LGA1366 package and Intel® next generation system interconnect interface, Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI), providing improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It also supports up to 36 PCI Express 2.0 lanes providing better graphics performance.

Triple-Channel DDR3 1866/1800/1600/1333/1066 support

ddr3 1866 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewThe motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 1866/1800/1600/1333/1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The triple-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

Quad-GPU SLI and Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!

SLI ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Reviewati crossfireX ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewSABERTOOTH X58 brings you the multi-GPU choice of either SLITM or CrossFireX. The motherboard features the most powerful Intel X58 platform to optimize PCIe allocation in multiple GPU configurations. Expect a brand-new gaming style you’ve never experienced before!

“Ultimate COOL!” Thermal Solution

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CeraM!X - Heatsink Coating Tech.

Larger area for heat dissipation with the revolutionary ceramics-coating technology
Innovative ceramics effectively conducts heat away from the system. It replaces traditional anti-oxidant to dissipate heat better with its microscopic irregular surface and enlarged area. Better cooling leads to overall improvement in system stability.

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Fan Xpert

Active Quiet & Cool
Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature , which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.

“TUF ENGINE!” Power Design

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E.S.P. - Efficient Switching Power Design

Optimal power efficiency for key components
Exclusively for this motherboard, the switching power design is provided not only for the CPU, but also for other key components such as graphics card, PCI slots, and chipsets. E.S.P. dramatically improves system efficiency and reduces heat generation.
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TUF Components
(Alloy Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)

TUF Components ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewCertified for Tough Duty
Get rugged performance even in the most challenging conditions with robust chokes, capacitors, and MOSFETs–certified through third-party, military-grade testing. | Learn more on test report

TUF Chokes, also known as the “Alloy Choke”, is a made of a compound of various types of metal instead standard iron, enables the support of up to a massive 40A of rated current, 25% higher than conventional component. Furthermore, the single piece packaging also eliminates the emission of vibration noise, delivering superb characteristics as well as durability under extreme conditions.

“Safe & Stable!” Guardian Angel

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Any Memory is A-OK!
MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility. This remarkable memory rescue tool requires a mere push of a button to patch memory issues. MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically improves your system boot success. Get your system up and running in no time!

Future Transfer Technology Enjoyment

True USB 3.0 Support

usb3 ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Review10X Faster Date Rates!
Experience ultra-fast data transfers at 4.8Gbps with USB 3.0-the latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 components.

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True SATA 6Gb/s RAID Support

sata6G ASUS SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard ReviewExperience the Future of Storage!
Supporting next-generation Serial ATA (SATA) storage interface, this motherboard delivers up to 6.0Gb/s data transfer rates. Additionally, get enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, double the bandwidth of current bus systems.

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ASUS Special Features

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CPU Intel® Socket 1366 Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition/Core™ i7 Processor
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Chipset Intel® X58 /ICH10R
System Bus Up to 6400 MT/s ; Intel® QuickPath Interconnect
Memory 6 x DIMM, Max. 24 GB, DDR3 1866/1800/1600/1333/1066 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Triple channel memory architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
*Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. Some hyper DIMMs only support one DIMM per channel. Refer to Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists) for details.
Expansion Slots 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual at x16/x16 mode)
1 x PCIe x16 (at x4 mode)
2 x PCIe x1
1 x PCI
Multi-GPU Support Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports ATI® Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Storage Intel ICH10R controller
6 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (black)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
Marvell® 9128 PCIe SATA6Gb/s controller
2 xSATA 6Gb/s ports (gray)
Supports EZ Backup and SuperSpeed functions
JMicron® JMB362 SATA controller:
1 xPower eSATA 3Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)
1 xeSATA 3Gb/s port (SATA On-the-Go)
LAN Realtek® 8110SC Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2
Audio Realtek® ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
ASUS Noise Filter
Supports 192khz/24bit BD Lossless Sound
Supports Jack-Detection, Multi-Streaming, Front Panel Jack-Retasking
Optical S/PDIF Out port at back I/O
IEEE 1394 VIA® VT6308P controller supports 2 x 1394a port(s) (one at midboard; one at back panel)
USB NEC® USB 3.0 controller
- 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (blue, at back panel)
Intel® ICH10R Southbridge
- 12 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports at midboard, 6 ports at back panel)
ASUS Unique Features “TUF ENGINE!” Power Design
- 8-phase CPU Power
- 2-phase Memory Power
- 2-phase VTT_CPU Power
- E.S.P. : Efficient Switching Power Design
- TUF Components (Alloy Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)
“Ultimate COOL!” Thermal Solutions
- CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech.
- ASUS Fan Xpert
“Safe & Stable!” Guardian Angel
- MemOK!
Special Features Multi-language BIOS
ASUS MyLogo 2
ASUS EZ Flash 2
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS Q-Connector
ASUS O.C. Profile
ASUS Q-Shield
True USB 3.0 support
True SATA 6Gb/s RAID support
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo port
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x LAN(RJ45) port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1
8 -Channel Audio I/O
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (blue)
1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s port (green)
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port (red)
Internal I/O Connectors 3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x Power Fan connector
1 x S/PDIF Out connector
Front panel audio connector
COM connector
System Panel (Q-Connector)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (gray)
6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (black)
1 x CPU Fan connector (4-pin)
1 x NB Fan connector
3 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 2 x 3-pin)
24-pin ATX Power connector
8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1 x MemOK! button
BIOS 16 Mb Flash ROM , AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.5, ACPI 2.0a,
Manageability WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME,PXE
Accessories User’s manual
SLI bridge
2 in 1 Q-connector
2 x SATA 6Gb/s cables
2 x SATA 3Gb/s cables
ASUS Q-Shield
Support Disc Drivers
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
ASUS Update
ASUS Utilities
Form Factor ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

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