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ASUS Sabertooth Z87 review []
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Default ASUS Sabertooth Z87 review [] - 06-03-2013, 08:44 | posts: 24,142 | Location: Guru3D testlab

In this review we look at the ASUS Sabertooth Z87 TUF series motherboard. The Z87 enthusiast themed mainboard is intended for Intel's 22nm Haswell processors on Socket LGA1150. It is the mainstream ...

ASUS Sabertooth Z87 review
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Default 06-03-2013, 09:23 | posts: 10,857 | Location: Urban`Jungle

I see 4.9Ghz is really bad, what if you disable onboard gpu will temperature drop or it doesnt matter?

Edit: ah you used 1.39v I guess that explains it ^^

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Default 06-03-2013, 09:42 | posts: 1,923 | Location: Israel - Haifa

4.7 is 96 - 100 c wow i thoth ivy is hot this is twice hot
Does intel again fail in termopaste on cpu core inside?
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Default 06-03-2013, 11:42 | posts: 14

Thunderbolt is dead already.
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Default 06-03-2013, 12:14 | posts: 2

Curious, if the 'thermal armor' is removable, why not remove it and see if makes a difference temperature wise? With such high temps when overclocked, any measurable difference will get amplified.

If that's too much of a hassle in this busy time period with Haswell and Computex and all, why not test to see if that flow valve switch changes anything temperature wise?
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Default 06-03-2013, 21:01 | posts: 79 | Location: Algeria

z77 = z87 , i7 3770k = i7 4770k , for intel 7 = 8 & 3= 4 .....WTF!!!
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Default 06-03-2013, 21:27 | posts: 8,154 | Location: Mumbai/Dubai

Meh .. Z87 deluxe is boss
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Default 06-04-2013, 00:04 | posts: 7,970 | Location: GTA, Canada

I'm wondering if disabling the onboard GPU will help as well?
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Default 06-04-2013, 15:54 | posts: 2

Was wondering how much better the video encoding and trans-coding numbers would improve with quick sync enabled. Its a feature that I am looking forward to, especially since it would seem that I could re-encode a bluray in about 10seconds
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Default 08-13-2013, 16:29 | posts: 86

Quick question. When using the Noctua cooler, it intrude on the top PCIe slot?
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