The new Asus base plate is white for your computer
When we assemble a computer ,it is easy to underestimate the motherboard as a minor component and where we can cut costs. Why spend € 200 on one if we toil away € 50? At the end of the day we can put the same CPU, same memory, the same graphics card which are the parts that receive more prominence. The same is true in appearance, as are the sinks of those components which receive more affection from fans. But if we do that would be making a grave error: the motherboard is (obviously) a basis for creating our system and no one is solid and reliable any project falls and can also serve to give our team a unique personality .
White as snow
The new Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark S is proof that great things can be achieved by spending a little more on a motherboard with a limited edition white that impresses everyone.Much of the blame lies with the so-called “thermal armor” covering both sides of the plate and using a flow system that draws heat of the components; although not enough, the motherboard itself is also heated when asked a lot. Also note that the manufacturer has carefully worked on the details, as covers for PCI Express slots that do not use normally are outdoor gathering dust and causing errors when we want to use.
In terms of appearance, although the military issues are common among manufacturers,white camouflage is very original and fits well with the design southbridge chipset heatsink. That’s a bit incomprehensible that Asus has left a black fan in the center of the plate, for the northbridge; stands out too much and breaks the harmony of design. Especially because the color is not limited to protector, but also own plate itself with a very rare white PCB. There are graphics cards with white PCB manufacturer as some Galaxy, but in the field of motherboards is an unusual sight.
As the name suggests the Sabertooth Z97 Mark S has an Intel Z97 chipset with a socket LGA 1150 i7 processors supporting up to fifth generation; accompany it four slots for RAM DDR3 1866 MHz memory has three PCI Express slots, although one is 2.0,it also supports PCI Express x1 and x4 devices.; the other two are 3.0 and allowed to have a single graphics card at x16 or two x8 / x8; it supports SLI and Crossfire. In addition also has three PCI Express x1 slots. As for connectivity, lacking six SATA 6 Gbit / s and a SATA Express 10 Gbit / s , two Gigabit Ethernet ports and 8 USB 3.0 ports.
The Sabertooth Z97 Mark S-marking, although the vast majority of users feel that is too big;also would be a waste to buy a white base plate and not bothering to get the rest of matching components, and sure it will raise costs. Has not announced pricing, but similar plates cost around € 200-250, to which we must add what you ask Asus to be a limited edition.
Source | Asus