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ASUS Z87 TUF Series
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Hilbert Hagedoorn
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Default ASUS Z87 TUF Series - 05-16-2013, 07:48 | posts: 20,757 | Location: Guru3D testlab

Next to the Classis and ROG boards ASUS will also launch their TUF series.*There are two TUF boards in Asus' Haswell lineup. The first is the Sabertooth Z87, an ATX model peppered with premium elect...

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Default 05-16-2013, 08:53 | posts: 13,201 | Location: USA

wut??? That sabertooth board has no heatsink on the VRMs.
   
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Default 05-16-2013, 16:25 | posts: 1

Fully integrated voltage regulator, thereby moving a component from the motherboard onto the CPU
   
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Default 05-16-2013, 23:24 | posts: 1,246 | Location: Sweden

Love the sabertooth line!
They keep my motherboard nice and safe from potentially errant screwdrivers and stuff.
Also love the dust covers for slots introduced with the z77.
   
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Default 05-17-2013, 02:52 | posts: 7,498 | Location: GTA, Canada

I don't understand this trend of their "high end" motherboard being covered up. I like seeing the motherboard. The Asus boards will probably be a good $50-$100 more than their counterparts again, for the thousandth time... so whatever, I'll probably end up buying a Gigabyte board again.
   
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Default 05-17-2013, 03:20 | posts: 5,208 | Location: FLA,USA

I've always just gone for the P8(chipset)-V pro or deluxe anyways never really liked the look of the sabertooth boards.
   
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Default 05-17-2013, 03:23 | posts: 13,201 | Location: USA

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Fully integrated voltage regulator, thereby moving a component from the motherboard onto the CPU
There are still VRMs on the motherboard. You can see them. That's why I made the comment about them being exposed like that.
   
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Default 05-20-2013, 04:28 | posts: 675

If you don't have an ASUS don't comment here.
   
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