It really is not a plate “new” but rather a renewed revision basis which, according to ASUS, brings new features like lighting Aura RGB, with an RGB full control with a variety of predefined for LED lighting profiles.
Moreover, the ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH R3.0 also brings condigo updates regarding connection with the addition of 4 USB 3.1, three of them Type-A and one Type-C, which theoretically guarantees a transfer rate of 10Gbps , being twice as fast as USB 3.0.
It has a new PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS, known as SafeSlot, which provides greater strength to prevent bending graphics cards under its own weight, and that is anchored to the PCB through points several additional spot welds.
ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH 990FX R3.0 Especs
As for specifications, the ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH 990FX R3.0 offers compatibility with AM3 + processors up to 220W, thus supporting the FX 9xxx AMD 1866MHz DDR3 memory to natively with a maximum of 32GB series.
As for connections, it gives us six PCIe 2.0 of which three are x16 a x16 to x4 and two x1. It also has five ports SATA 6Gb / s and M.2 socket, and two heads on board for USB 3.0 ports.
ASUS TUF SABERTOOTH 990FX R3.0 Back
In the E / S or rear panel, we find four USB 2.0 ports, four ports 3.0 and four USB 3.1 two ports of which one is Type-A and one Type-C connector LAN Intel Gigabit, and 7.1 audio supported by the audio codec Realtek ALC 1150.
ASUS has not spoken about his arrival to the market nor price, we do know it will not be in a great period of time.