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ASUS Sabertooth Z77 Review – Best Z77 Motherboard For Overclocking

Rey Basti

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Enthusiasts who's looking for the best z77 motherboard with having the toughest feature, there's no better than the ASUS Sabertooth Z77. This board belongs to The Ultimate Force (TUF) series model that delivers the most potent toughness in areas you'll ever want from overclocking, coolness, good looks and reasonable price.

How Tough The Board Is?

ASUS has been creating this kind of board for many years and its success is proven since the first time they introduce it. The Sabertooth Z77 is made of the finest material that meets the military standard for maximum durability. This consist of all solid caps which is far better than Japanese caps, the alloy chokes and MOSFETs allows a 25 percent higher capacity compare to any electronic components.

The Sabertooth Z77 is equipped with more cooling structure that prevents all its part from overheating that maintains it optimal efficiency. There's a thermal armor that comes in a plastic form that almost cover the whole board, this aims to cool down its components by placing two fans in a push pull manner to eliminates the heat produced on the board itself during operations.

In addition to that is the thermal radar which is strategically allocated on various areas on the board that continuously signals to automatically adjust the fan speed in accordance to heat produced.

Great Features

ASUS has included more features on this board to meet the enthusiast level needs. The USB BIOS flashback is probably the simplest way to recover the BIOS settings and to perform a BIOS update as well. It can be easily done by saving it to your USB drive to get all the required data then you're done.

There's the SSD caching feature that promotes the fastest way to retrieve your files and thus increases the system performance drastically. The SSD works as a cache drive while the large mechanical drive stores the files, as a result, you got four times faster performance than your ordinary single drive only machine.

You can charge your iPhone and iPad while working on it or even the computer is off you can still charge it three times faster. The board is made from ASUS so that we can expect the most convenient way to set the BIOS using mouse in a Windows like environment.

How Far It Can Overclock?

Overclocking the ASUS Sabertooth Z77 is simple; it can be pleasant for beginners even without any experience in overclocking. An OC can be easily performed simply choose the performance mode on the BIOS settings and it will instantly brings you to a stable frequency of 4.2GHz.

Most Z77 motherboard fails to reach the 5GHz mark using the Core-i7 3770K processor but, the Sabertooth Z77 amazingly achieve this speed limit. You can simply increase the voltage up to 1.425v then set the multiplier at x50 and leaving the base clock at 100MHz.


The ASUS Sabertooth Z77 is one of the best overclocking motherboard you can have. This is most likely the greatest heights achieved by Z77 motherboard using the Ivy Bridge processor. The thermal armor works amazingly that helps it to achieve these values that keeps the system operates at cooler level.

Read more of the Best Z87 Motherboard Review here and discover the Best Z77 Motherboard of today.


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