Skip to: | |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

PremierTry Message.
Home
Home > 
Components > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
ASUS > 
Item#: N82E16813131736

ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Sold and Shipped by Newegg

  • AMD 990FX + SB950
  • FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
  • DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066

ICON Loading...
  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews

TUF series, which stands for The Ultimate Force, delivers a “tough” image. With its unique design and high quality components (military-standard), TUF series is built for stability, all-round compatibility, and extreme durability.

The newest addition to the TUF Series motherboards is the SABERTOOTH 990FX based on the latest AMD’s top 990FX/SB950 chipsets. Known for their unrivaled quality and reliability in extreme conditions, the SABERTOOTH 990FX features the use of CeraM!X, an exclusive aerospace-grade cooling material that is extremely effective in conducting heat away from vital system components. Also onboard is ASUS’ Thermal Radar technology that consists of ten sensors located on vital motherboard components, which provides users the ability to actively monitor each one individually and automatically adjust fan speeds to ensure a high level of system stability without overheating. Besides six native SATA 6Gb/s ports and total four USB 3.0 ports, the SABERTOOTH 990FX also brings multi-GPU configurations through both SLI and CrossFireX to bring a brand new gaming style like you’ve never experienced before.

  • newegg AMD 990FX Chipset The SABERTOOTH 990FX supports the upcoming AMD FX AM3+ multi-core processors with up to 8-core native CPU cores and delivers better overclocking capabilities with less power consumption. It features AMD Turbo CORE Technology 2.0 and accelerates data transfer rate up to 5200MT/s via HyperTransport 3.0 based system bus. This motherboard supports AMD AM3 Phenom II/Athlon II/Sempron 100 series processors and AMD AM3+ CPUs in the new 32nm manufacturing process.
  • newegg CeraM!X - Heatsink Coating Tech. 50% 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.
  • newegg TUF Thermal Radar - Real Time Temp Detection and Heat Removal TUF's Thermal Radar monitors temps in critical parts of the motherboard in real time, automatically adjusting fan speeds to make sure the system maintains high stability without overheating. It consists of multiple sensors for various components on the motherboard, giving users the ability to monitor each one individually. The Thermal Radar automatically calculates ideal fan speeds based on different parameters selected by users for each component, keeping everything cooler and longer lasting.
  • newegg DIGI+ VRM - a New Digital Power Design Era The new ASUS DIGI+ VRM design upgrades motherboard power delivery to a digital standard. The 8+2 digital architecture provides the highest power efficiency, generating less heat to enhance longer component lifespan and ensure minimal power loss. With ASUS DIGI+ VRM, users can easily adjust power phase performance, enabling new PWM voltage and frequency modulation controls. Digital 8+2 power phase design also expands the modulation spectrum for improved stability and lower VRM switching noise by dynamically detecting system load, empowering users with superior flexibility and perfect precision to ensure optimized performance, extreme system stability, and greater power efficiency.
  • newegg UEFI BIOS - Flexible and Easy BIOS Interface ASUS UEFI BIOS offers a user-friendly interface that goes beyond traditional keyboard-only BIOS controls to enable more flexible and convenient mouse input. Users can easily navigate the UEFI BIOS with the smoothness of their operating system. Quick and simple overclocking and setup sharing is facilitated by the F12 hotkey BIOS snapshot feature. The exclusive EZ Mode displays frequently-accessed setup info, while the Advanced Mode is for experienced performance enthusiasts that demand far more intricate system control, including detailed DRAM information.
  • newegg TUF Components (Alloy Choke, Cap. & MOSFET; Certified by Military-standard) Get rugged performance even in the most challenging conditions with robust TUF chokes, solid capacitors, and MOSFETs--certified through third-party, military-grade testing. 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.

Learn more about the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years
  • Read full details

Customer Reviews of the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX

Do you own this product? Write a Review

ICON Loading...

Filter Results

Go
  • Thomas G.
  • 1/14/2016 2:06:20 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat board until warranty expired

Pros: easy to install
user friendly BIOS
great support staff during RMA process

Cons: had to RMA it once
now that the unheard of 5 year warranty expires, having issues with sound, had to put in a sound card

Other Thoughts: I've had this board since 2011, it's performed as well as I'd hoped it would. With the changes in hardware/software guess it's time for an upgrade anyhow.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Tyler B.
  • 12/26/2015 11:08:41 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsInsane MOBO! 6 years and still as tough as ever!

Pros: - Never had a single problem with this motherboard.
- Love the layout and the style.
- Massive amount of USB ports.
- Overclocks with my CPU (FX6100@4.4ghz) very nicely!!
- Many PCI slots.

Cons: - Not a single one.

Other Thoughts: - Not sure how long motherboards like this last, but I really hope I can get a few more years out of it. It is a very solid piece and I am very impressed at the quality. I will always go ASUS after this!

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Garrett B.
  • 11/6/2015 12:15:55 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat MOBO

Pros: I've had this mobo in my build since 2012. It's seen two processors: a fx4100 bulldozer and now fx8350. I've been very satisfied with the easy to use BIOS and overclocking capability of the mobo. It's still going strong after 3 years and these recent hardware upgrades are putting it to it's full potential.

Cons: zero

Other Thoughts: Love this thing. Lots of safety built in for beginning OCers and it just is a solid board. I am thoroughly impressed.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Erron W.
  • 8/16/2015 2:26:17 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRock Solid Motherboard

Pros: This board has been rock solid. Been through 2 different processors. multiple heat sinks and a water cooler, and have had no issues whatsoever. Purchased in 2011, and been running solid since. Will definitely purchase another Sabertooth with my next build (Though it will probably be of the Intel flavor :P)

Cons: Would have liked a few more SATA connectors, and more than 2 USB 3.0 connectors on the back :P

Also i want the new all over thermal system the new Sabertooth's have! (Guess ill have to upgrade ;)

Other Thoughts: Would not hesitate to purchase another Sabertooth (or ASUS board)

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Thomas G.
  • 7/15/2015 12:49:34 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Mobo

Pros: I've owned and used this motherboard for 3 years now and it hasn't missed a beat! The uefi is pretty great. I was able to overclock my fx6100 from 3.3ghz to 4.3ghz without messing with voltages. And it was running smooth at that. I now have my processor overclocked to 4.5ghz and its been doing great. the Sabertooth motherboard line seems fantastic and i would recommend it to anyone now.

Cons: none at the time it came out. It's older now, so get a newer one!

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Mike B.
  • 6/27/2015 6:32:32 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNearly 4 yrs and still great

Pros: Have had no problems whatsoever since I purchased this board from Newegg in Oct. 2011. Solid performance. Solid reliability.

Cons: Cons? None that I can think of.

Other Thoughts: Now looking to upgrade to the latest AMD CPU that this board supports.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 4/28/2015 6:44:09 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggssketchy

Pros: was good board during the time it worked.

Cons: first board I ordered had a bad ram slot. second board- the current one-ran well until recently.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for choosing ASUS products.

We are sorry for the inconvenience that you had with the unit. I would like to personally assist you on this matter.

Please email me at customerloyalty@asus.com and place the case # N150485523 in the subject line for reference.

Best regards,

Jerry
ASUS Customer Loyalty

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Scott R.
  • 4/8/2015 1:11:06 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest mobo I have ever owned.

Pros: Been running this board for 3 years now without any issues. It's seen 2 different CPUs, 3 different cases, 2 different heatsinks and a liquid cooler, a bunch of SSDs and HDDs, an AMD graphics card and an nvidia card during that time. The BIOS is top-notch and you have the option to run Crossfire or SLI.

Cons: None.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 3/24/2015 7:27:53 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood

Pros: Works well and lasts long. I bought this for one of my spare builds and it looks beautiful

Cons: none

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Marc S.
  • 1/4/2015 3:11:26 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDon't buy ASUS

Pros: The BIOS were pretty.

Cons: This piece has been eating my hardware one part at a time. First PS, then LAN port died, than the RAM ports, today it was my $400 SSD DRIVE! Not only did I lose the drive itself, the data on it. A year ago when this problem started, ASUS said they had no record of the serial number. I took a picture of the serial and emailed it to them with no response. As I type this, I have never been angrier than I am now. I make my living off of my PC and now it's completely dead. My first mistake and perhaps my biggest, was thinking, "it CAN'T be the MB, its ASUS." This thing has been a nightmare and has destroyed all of the hardware that was attached to it aside from my video card, 1 internal seagate, and 1 CD ROM. But because of everything with it, I can't risk using any of the old hardware. this thing has devastated me.

Other Thoughts: Never again. It will take me so long to get enough money to get even close to where I was.

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

ICON Loading...
Selected Items
Are you an E-Blast Insider? Subscribe Newegg e-Blast
PayPal
Shop without retyping payment details. Secure shopping made faster.
Check out with PayPal.
Home
Home > 
Components > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
ASUS > 
Item#: N82E16813131736
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.