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    SABERTOOTH 55i

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    Born for Reliability

    • Supports the Intel® Core™ i7 and Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
      in the LGA1156 Package
    • Intel® P55 Express Chipset
    • CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech.
    • CoolMem! Fan Frame
    • E.S.P. [Efficient Switching Power]
    • TUF Caps. & MOSFETs
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      TUF /tΛf/, stands for The Ultimate Force.

      The TUF series delivers a “tough” image. With the unique design & high quality components (military-standard), TUF series is born for pursuing the preeminent stability, all-round compatibility, and extreme durability

      CPU, Chipset and Graphics features

      LGA1156 Intel® Lynnfield Processor Ready

      This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Lynnfield processors in LGA1156 package which has memory and PCI Express controller integrated to support 2-channel (4 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 2.0 lanes providing great graphics performance. Intel® Lynnfield processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPU in the world.

      Quad-GPU SLI and Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support!

      SABERTOOTH 55i brings you the multi-GPU choice of either SLI™ or CrossFireX. The motherboard features the most powerful Intel P55 platform to optimize PCIe allocation in multiple GPU configurations. Expect a brand-new gaming style you’ve never experienced before!

      Intel P55

      The Intel® P55 Express Chipset is the latest one-chipset design to support latest 1156 socket Intel® Core™ i7/Core™ i5 Processors. Intel® P55 providing improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability.



      PCIe 2.0

      Double Speed; Double Bandwidth
      This motherboard supports the latest PCIe 2.0 devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance.

      Memory Features

      Dual-Channel DDR3 2000 / 1800 / 1600 / 1333 / 1066 support

      The motherboard supports DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of 2000 / 1800 / 1600 /1333 / 1066 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications. The dual-channel DDR3 architecture enlarges the bandwidth of your system memory to boost system performance.

      "Ultimate COOL!" Thermal Solution

      CeraM!X - Heatsink Coating Tech.

      Larger area for heat dissipation with the revolutionary ceramics-coating technology
      Innovative ceramics actively conducts heat away from the system. It replaces traditional anti-oxidant to dissipate heat better with its microscopic irregular surface and enlarged area. Better cooling leads to overall improvement in system stability.



      T.Probe

      Leading Active Cooling Technology
      The T.Probe microchip detects and balances power phase loads and temperatures real-time. With optimal power phase functions, components run cooler and extend system lifespan.

      CoolMem! - Fan Frame

      Improves system stability and memory life
      CoolMem! fan frame provides an effective and easy DIY way to cool the memory. The frame encloses 40mm or 50mm fans and fits them directly over the memory module. CoolMem! Fan Frame keeps your memory under a proper operating temperature, helping your system cool and stable.

      Fan Xpert

      Active Quiet & Cool
      Fan Xpert intelligently allows users to adjust both the CPU and chassis fan speed according to different ambient temperature , which is caused by different climate conditions in different geographic regions and system loading.Built-in variety of useful profiles offer flexible controls of fan speed to achieve a quiet and cool environment.

      "TUF ENGINE!" Power Design

      E.S.P. - Efficient Switching Power Design

      Optimal power efficiency for key components
      Exclusively for this motherboard, the switching power design is provided not only for the CPU, but also for other key components such as graphics card, PCI slots, and chipsets. E.S.P. dramatically improves system efficiency and reduces heat generation.

      TUF Cap. & MOSFET(certified by military-standard)

      Certified for Tough Duty
      Get rugged performance even in the most challenging conditions with robust capacitors and MOSFETs--certified through third-party, military-grade testing.

      > Click here to learn more on test report

      "Safe & Stable!" Guardian Angel

      MemOK!

      Any Memory is A-OK!
      MemOK! quickly ensures memory boot compatibility. This remarkable memory rescue tool requires a mere push of a button to patch memory issues. MemOK! determines failsafe settings and dramatically improves your system boot success. Get your system up and running in no time!



      ESD Guards

      Ultra-protection Against Electric Discharge
      Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can happen suddenly and its damaging effects is often underestimated. Exclusive ASUS anti-static chip, a protective circuit design, and the I/O shield provides four times better protection to extend component lifespan.

      ASUS Drive Xpert

      Plug and Safe!
      Without BIOS setups, the ASUS exclusive Drive Xpert is ideal for anyone who needs to secure data on their hard drives or enhance hard drive performances without the hassles of complicated configurations. With Drive Xpert’s user-friendly graphical user interface, users can easily arrange hard drive backups or enhance their hard drive transfer rates—making sure that data is looked after every moment, every day.

      EMI Eliminator

      Eliminate Up to 30% Electric Interference
      The design provides better protection against Electronic Magnetic Interference (EMI). More rigorous testing, at 30% higher than the benchmarks, ensure better shielding of sensitive components.

      ASUS Crystal Sound

      10-channel Audio

      Enjoy High-End 10-channel sound system on your PC!
      The onboard 10-channel HD audio (High Definition Audio, previously codenamed Azalia) CODEC enables high-quality 192KHz/24-bit audio output, jack-sensing feature, retasking functions and multi-streaming technology that simultaneously sends different audio streams to different destinations. This motherboard now adopts the future standard to deliver the most vivid audio enjoyment!!

      Noise Filter

      Eliminate background noise while recording
      This feature detects repetitive and stationary noises like computer fans, air conditioners, and other background noises then eliminates it in the incoming audio stream while recording.

      DTS

      DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC
      DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC delivers exceptional 5.1 surround experience through the most common PC audio setups - your existing stereo speakers or headphones. In addition to virtual surround, “Bass enhancement” provides stronger low frequency bass sound, and “Voice clarification” provides clear human dialogue even with loud background sound. With these technologies, you may experience a better home-theater audio with ease.

      ASUS EZ DIY

      ASUS Onboard Switch

      With an easy press during overclock, this exclusive onboard switch allows gamer to effortless fine-tune the performance without having to short the pins!


      Q- Shield

      Easy and Comfortable Installations
      The specially designed ASUS Q-Shield does without the usual "fingers" - making it convenient and easy to install. With better electric conductivity, it ideally protects your motherboard against static electricity and shields it against Electronic Magnetic Interference (EMI).

      EZ-Flash 2

      Simply update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS
      EZ Flash 2 is a user-friendly BIOS update utility. Simply launch this tool and update BIOS from a USB flash disk before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility.

      ASUS Q-Design

      DIY quickly, DIY easily!
      ASUS Q-Design enhances your DIY experience. All of Q-LED, Q-Slot and Q-DIMM design speed up and simplify the DIY process!

      Q-Connector

      Make connection quick and accurate!
      The ASUS Q-Connector allows you to connect or disconnect chassis front panel cables in one easy step with one complete module. This unique adapter eliminates the trouble of plugging in one cable at a time, making connection quick and accurate.

      O.C. Profile

      Conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings
      Freely share and distribute favorite overclocking settings The motherboard features the ASUS O.C. Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. The BIOS settings can be stored in the CMOS or a separate file, giving users freedom to share and distribute their favorite overclocking settings.

      Industry Standard

      IEEE 1394a interface

      IEEE 1394a interface provides high speed digital interface for audio/video appliances such as digital television, digital video camcorders, storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.

      S/PDIF-out on Back I/O Port

      This motherboard provides convenient connectivity to external home theater audio systems via coaxial and optical S/PDIF-out (SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) jacks. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality.