Asus Sabertooth Z87

93

Based on 4 reviews

  • Good
    4
  • Average
    0
  • Bad
    0
N/A

Users Score Review This

  • Good
    0
  • Average
    0
  • Bad
    0

About this Product


CPU
Intel® Socket 1150 for 4th Generation Core™ i7/Core™ i5/Core™ i3/Pentium®/Celeron® Processors
Supports Intel® 22 nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.
  • Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
Chipset
Intel® Z87
Memory
4 x DIMM, Max. 32GB, DDR3 1866/1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
  • Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
  • Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Graphic
Integrated Graphics Processor
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DisplayPort ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz *1
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB
Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology, Insider™
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Expansion Slots
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
3 x PCIe x1
Storage
Intel® Z87 chipset :
6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), brown
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology, Intel® Smart Connect Technology
ASMedia® ASM1061 controller : *2
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), beige
ASMedia® ASM1061 controller : *2
2 x eSATA 6Gb/s port(s), red
LAN
Intel® I217V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Audio
Realtek® ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- High quality 112 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) and 104 dB SNR recording input (Line-in)
Audio Feature :
- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
- BD Audio Layer Content Protection
USB Ports
Intel® Z87 chipset :
6 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
Intel® Z87 chipset :
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (4 at back panel, black, 4 at mid-board)
Special Features
TUF ENGINE! Power Design :
- 8 +2 Digital Phase Power Design
- TUF Components (Alloy choke, Ti-Cap. & MOSFET; certified by military-standard)
Ultimate COOL! Thermal Solution :
- TUF Thermal Armor with Flow Valve
- TUF Thermal Radar 2
Safe & Stable! Guardian Angel :
- Dust Defender
- TUF Fortifier
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- Remote GO!
- USB BIOS Flashback
- MemOK!
- AI Suite 3
- Ai Charger
- ESD Guards
- Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- Network iControl
- USB 3.0 Boost
ASUS EZ DIY :
- DirectKey
- Precision Tweaker 2
- ASUS O.C. Profile
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- Multi-language BIOS
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM
- ASUS Q-Connector
Back I/O Ports
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI
2 x eSATA 6Gb/s
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
4 x USB 3.0 (blue)
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
6 x Audio jack(s)
1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin, moss green)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x TPM header
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 x 4 -pin)
2 x Assistant Fan connector(s) (2 x 3 -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 connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x DirectKey Button(s)
1 x DRCT header(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
3 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
Accessories
User's manual
Accessory Guide
ASUS Q-Shield
4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x SLI bridge(s)
1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)
2 x Accessory Fan(s) ( 35 mm )
1 x TUF Certification card(s)
1 x TUF 5 Year Warranty manual(s) (by region)
1 x TUF Inside sticker(s)
1 x Accessory Package(s):
- 1 x 40mm I/O Cover fan lid(s)
- 3 x PCIe x16 slot dust cover(s)
- 2 x DRAM slot dust cover(s)
- 3 x PCIe x1 slot dust cover(s)
- 2 x Short fan screw(s)
- 4 x Long fan screw(s)
- 1 x Adhesive Sponge(s) for 35mm Fan
- 3 x Thermistor cable(s)
- 1 x back I/O dust frame
- 1 x back I/O dust grid
- 1 x connector dust cover collection (On board USB 3.0, DVI, HDMI, DP, LAN)
- 2 x On board USB 2.0 connector dust cover(s)
- 8 x back I/O USB 2.0 connector dust cover(s)
- 7 x On board SATA connector dust cover(s)
- 2 x eSATA Connector dust cover(s)
- 6 x Audio connector dust cover(s)
BIOS
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.7, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0, Multi-language BIOS,
ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, My Favorites, Quick Note, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen, F3 Shortcut functions, and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information
Manageability
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.7, WOL by PME, PXE
Support Disc
Drivers
ASUS Utilities
ASUS/TUF CPU-Z
Anti-virus software (OEM version)
Form Factor
ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )
Note
*1:DP 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant, supports DP 1.2 monitor daisy chain up to 3 displays
*2: These SATA ports are for data hard drivers only. ATAPI devices are not supported.

Official URL

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/SABERTOOTH_Z87

Meta Reviews

Average Review Score: 9.3/10

submit review

Asus Sabertooth Z87 Reviews

6
website score publish date article quality
Benchmark Reviews 9/10 Jul 16 '13
eTeknix.com  --- Sep 25 '13
HardOCP  --- Jul 23 '13
KitGuru 9/10 Jun 01 '13
ocaholic 5/5 Dec 31 '13
ThinkComputers 9/10 Aug 19 '13
Submit a review link

Asus Sabertooth Z87 Roundups and Shootouts

title website score publish date
Asus Sabertooth Z87 Review ocaholic -- Jun 01 '13

Benchmark Reviews on

"The value proposition for this board isn’t clear-cut. For $259.99 (Amazon|Newegg), the ASUS Z87 SABERTOOTH is an expensive ATX motherboard, and for the same or a lower price you can get other Z87..."

Read full review

eTeknix.com on

"The ASUS Z87 Sabertooth is a wonderful piece of engineering that brings a breath of fresh air to the motherboard market – it is great to see a motherboard vendor take an innovative approach to..."

Read full review

HardOCP on

"My experience with the Sabertooth Z87 was extremely pleasing. I had no problems with it at all. I did have one issue that gave me slight concern. As you have noticed we have switched all our..."

Read full review

KitGuru on

"This board will prove popular with the ASUS audience. The BIOS hasn’t been changed too much, and will feel immediately intuitive to an ASUS veteran. Plenty of overclocking settings, including class..."

Read full review

ocaholic on

"Should you be looking for a very solid motherboard that features an aggressive price tag, then the Sabertooth Z87 will be a great choice. Apart from that, this board features a unique design, which..."

Read full review
$  Compare Prices
(0.1740/d/web3)