How do I update BIOS on ASUS Sabertooth X79?

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How do I update BIOS on ASUS Sabertooth X79?


  1. Download the 4302 BIOS from Asus website.
  2. Format a USB pendrive to FAT32.
  3. Extract the BIOS file and rename the file to SABERX79.
  4. Put the BIOS file on your USB pendrive.
  5. Connect the USB pendrive to the white USB Port.
  6. Press the ROG Connect button for three seconds until the LED begins to blink, then release.

What cpus are compatible with x79?


CPU Validated since PCB Validated since BIOS
Core i7-4960X (3.6G, L3:15M, 6C, HT, 130W, rev.S1) ALL 0401 GO
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 (3.7G,130W,L3:10M,4C,HT) ALL 0506 GO
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 (3.5G,130W,L3:12M,6C,HT) ALL 0506 GO
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 (3.7G,130W,L3:15M,6C,HT) ALL 0506 GO

How do I flash bios on ASUS motherboard?

Click the Tools page with the mouse, and then click ASUS EZ Flash 3 Utilities. Click the disk the USB flash drive where is stored in the BIOS file, and click the BIOS file that you want to update. Click YES. Confirm the BIOS information, click YES to start the update.

What is the X79 Sabertooth?

While passed over on the Z68 chipset, the Sabertooth has appeared straight away come launch of the X79 chipset and brings with it the “TUF Components” that give ASUS the confidence to strap a massive 5 year warranty onto the board.

Are Asus Sabertooth motherboards any good?

We’re generally big fans of Asus’ Sabertooth range of motherboards; the LGA1366 variant picked up an Excellence award last year, and both the Intel LGA1155 and AMD Socket AM3+ models have also wowed us, thanks to a great balance of features, overclocking potential and cooling.

What does the X79 chipset mean for motherboards?

Intel’s latest world beating beast, the Core i7-3960X, has arrived and so has its X79 chipset.And that means a raft of fancy new motherboards based on the equally box-fresh X79 chipset. Intel’s own DX79SI aside, our first taste of an X79 mobo…

How many DIMM slots does the X79 X79 have?

The Sabertooth X79 also gains a few Brownie points over some boards for having the full complement of eight DIMM slots, supporting up to 64GB of DDR3 memory. The PCB is crowded, mainly due to the large cooling-related items; however, there’s still enough space around the CPU socket.

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