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    Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    A board with a genuinely different look
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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    If appearance matters then this would look great inside an all white case and maybe a Seasonic Snow PSU.

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    There's a fan on the motherboard ?
    Think I'll pass.

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Quote Originally Posted by OilSheikh View Post
    There's a fan on the motherboard ?
    Think I'll pass.
    There's been an option for a fan on most if not all Sabertooth boards. Where have you been hiding?
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Yup the fan is the only off-put for me. Not used a mobo with a fan since back in the Athlon XP days where the south bridge had a fan. Worked fine for 2 years then died a death.
    Easy enough to get a fan a screw it on as a replacement and work fine after that till I replaced the board (fan still working even then) but the chance of it failing is enough to put me off

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    You saw *optional*, right?
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    You do realize that when I say things like that I don't mean it literally or what can be backed by stats.

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    A board with a genuinely different look
    Well it's the first time I've seen a mix of black and beige connectors on such a board

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    These are still great boards like there Gene boards. Good review guys and thanks.
    It'll be a great board for a nice white case with modded wiring kit.
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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Quote Originally Posted by Splash View Post
    You saw *optional*, right?
    I did not !

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    COol Design! Perfect for any white theme based PC build!

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Having built a white themed PC let me tell you they don't stay white for very long.

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Quote Originally Posted by Jipper View Post
    Having built a white themed PC let me tell you they don't stay white for very long.
    Less gaming, more cleaning and personal hygiene. ;-)

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    I love the whole 'armoured' board look - Exposed circuitry just looks unfinished, IMO. This isn't the best-looking I've seen, though. If I do upgrade, likely I'll go for a more standard Z170 Sabertooth.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jipper View Post
    Having built a white themed PC let me tell you they don't stay white for very long.
    Quit smoking?

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Honestly - this is the the motherboard I wanted before I built my White Skylake Rig: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/b/MrjcCJ.

    However, I wanted the rig in time for Star Wars and Fallout 4, so I went the the ASUS Z170A and the build still looks epic as ####! But next time I upgrade - with new gen CPU etc I might wait for the white sabertooth edition

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Needs LEDs

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    Re: Asus Z170S Sabertooth

    Always been a fan of the Sabertooth just wished i bit the bullet and went for one with my last build a few years back

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