The retail packaging is stylish and to the point. You know the basics of what you are going to get just by looking at the front of the packaging.
The front of the retail packaging opens up for those looking for more information. On the retail packaging underneath the flap several of the key features of the ASUS Sabertooth X58 are mentioned: True USB 3.0 Support, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design and other features are detailed here.
The flap on the retail packaging has even more of the details of the ASUS Sabertooth X58 including CeraM!X Heatsink Coating Tech, E.S.P., TUF Components and True SATA 6Gb/s RAID Support.
The back of the retail packaging for the ASUS Sabertooth X58 gives you a truncated version of the specifications we covered on the first page.
Once we opened up the retail packaging for the ASUS Sabertooth X58 motherboard we found the bundle that goes along with the ASUS Sabertooth X58 in a bit of a mess. Though with a closer look we see the ASUS Sabertooth X58 motherboard is well protected from the bundle that has perhaps a bit too much freedom to roam.
Lifting off the cardboard that protects the ASUS Sabertooth X58 from the shifting bundle we get our first look at the ASUS Sabertooth X58, and honest first impressions. I dig the look!
The bundle above is everything you get with the ASUS Sabertooth X58: four SATA cables, Q-connects, I/O Shield, SLI bridge, manuals and, of course, the driver disk.