ASUS unveils TUF Series: Sabertooth X58 heavy duty motherboard at Rs. 17,250

By Vinod Yalburgi Published Date
31 - Aug - 2010
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31 - Aug - 2010
ASUS unveils TUF Series: Sabertooth X58 heavy duty motherboard at...

Asus TUF series - Sabertooth X58 motherboard

The new Asus Sabertooth X58 motherboard reportedly incorporates the latest Intel chipset and support for the fastest processors in the market, including the Intel Core i7-980X, as part of the TUF Series motherboards. It is claimed to be built for rugged use, provide uncompromising durability and the utmost reliability to users who demand round the clock usage without compromising on performance.

The TUF series motherboards are reportedly designed to offer durability and reliability under stressed conditions and hence find their applications in server and mainframes. The new Sabertooth X58 is to endure stressful working conditions, with due credits to its meticulous thermal design incorporating CeraMIX Heatsink Coating Technology. This technology is said to adopt revolutionary ceramic application to ensure unsurpassed heat resistance and dissipation on the motherboard surfaces and components.

The Sabertooth X58 from Asus reportedly uses heavy duty materials and parts to ensure greater stability, reliability, endurance, and value. The chokes, solid state capacitors and MOSFETs have apparently been tested under the most stringent conditions and harsh environments based on military standards, providing users with a proven heavy duty solution. It is also said that the motherboard is designed to endure humidity and heat even at peak operation.

TUF Series SABERTOOTH X58 Motherboard Specifications



LGA1366 socket for Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition/ Core™ i7 processors

Intel® X58/ICH10R
System Bus

Up to 6.4 GT/s, Intel® QuickPath Interconnect

6 x DIMM, triple channel, max 24GB
DDR3 1866/1800/1600/1333/1066 MHz
Expansion Slots
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots (dual at x16/x16 mode)
1 x PCIe x16 slot (at x4 mode)
2 x PCIe x1 slots
1 x PCI slot
Multi-GPU support

Supports NVIDIA® 2-way SLI™ & ATI® quad-GPU CrossFireX™ technology

2 x SATA 6Gb/s with EZ Backup and SuperSpeed functions
6 x SATA 3Gb/s with RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
1 x Power eSATA 3Gb/s

1 x eSATA 3Gb/s


Gigabit LAN


8-channel high definition audio

IEEE 1394

2 x IEEE 1394a

2 x USB 3.0
12 x USB 2.0
Exclusive TUF Features

TUF ENGINEpower design

- E.S.P. : Efficient Switching Power

- TUF components: choke, capacitors and MOSFETs certified to militarystandards

Ultimate COOLthermal solutions

- CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Technology
- ASUS Fan Xpert

Safe & Stable Guardian Angel

- MemOK!
Form Factor
ATX, 12 x 9.6 inches (30.5 x 24.4 centimeters)

Contact and price details:

Price: Rs.17,250/- (excluding taxes)
Contact: Mr. Vinay Shetty (ASUS India)
Phone: 022 – 67668800 / 18002090365
Warranty Period: 3 years

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