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    Default got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    read some wonky issues w ai suite
    should it be installed?
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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    Its really up to you but I always install it as it does offer some really nice features and easy access to settings

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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    Its really up to you but I always install it as it does offer some really nice features and easy access to settings
    h just spoke to asus rep he says its optional
    I use hw monitor and speccy for fans and temps he also said it wasnt neccesary for bios update
    what features does it have
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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    looks funky
    I run at stock
    also seen a bunch of users with problems installing it
    Thanks for images and your effort
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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    I never had any problems with it other than bloat ware you have to watch out for in the installer

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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    I never had any problems with it other than bloat ware you have to watch out for in the installer
    thanks for reply
    Im worrying now that mobo is ready for 8350
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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    The AI Suite for the Sabertooth boards is different from the one that comes with the ROG boards. I personally find that the AI Suite for the Sabertooth isn't particularly useful since really the only thing you do with it from a usable standpoint is monitor temps. While it IS rather accurate when compared to other HW monitoring software I use, I usually just ignore it because I always forget to uninstall it x-). Should you decide to overclock on the Sabertooth R2.0, expect peak overclocks of anywhere from 4.6-4.8 Ghz for something like an FX-8350. It is quite easy to do with this board and the BIOS is very user friendly when it comes to things like overclocking. Just be sure to do it manually, and not use their auto settings.

    Should you decide that you want to overclock from within the desktop environment, then the AI Suite CAN be kind of useful in that it allows you to dynamically adjust your CPU clock speeds and voltages from within the Windows environment by accessing the BIOS and applying the changes in real time. I personally prefer to go in and change things directly through the BIOS anyway, but I have gone back through and double checked, and all settings are properly applied in the BIOS every time.

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    Default Re: got sabertooth 990fzr2 need I install ai suite

    Those are good points and your right they are a different my last build was on the Sabertooth 990 FX
    and I hardly ever used it did it manually instead

    But I do use the ROG version a lot more for overclocking and other stuff

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