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And then I jump in and say HA, 990fx got 4 DIMM's too!!
>dat smooth feel
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>dat smooth feel
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Sorry for the noob question, but What is this X79 socket we're talking about?

Is it a new kind of socket that intel launched along qith z68? Because I've search a few page of "hardware news" and didn't find anything...
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Sorry for the noob question, but What is this X79 socket we're talking about?

Is it a new kind of socket that intel launched along qith z68? Because I've search a few page of "hardware news" and didn't find anything...
replacement chipset for 1366, and Sandy Bridge-e procs.

As for all the boards, people please remember that these are engineering samples still so don't worry about how they look atm, I can 100% say they won't look like this when they come to market.
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Man, trippy. Did not expect to see that kind of memory bank placement, and the power supply on the Giga board is in a pretty weird position too. LGA 2011 is freakishly big :X

Edit: haha, the color of that Asus board makes me laugh.


The power on the GB board is in nearly exactly the same place as the rest?!
    
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where are the heat spreaders?
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where are the heat spreaders?
So people can see the chipsets, and a last minute addition so companies can't copy eachother's designs.
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I'm a little worried about some of the boards omitting PCI slots. They are still useful! I do like the extremely large number of SATA ports though.
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post #48 of 289
That was just weird. The board looked fine until I saw the RAM slots.
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post #49 of 289
From the looks of it, Foxconn/ASrock have the only OC ready boards. The rest of them look like they're meant for server task and or high end computing/rendering due to the low count and or rather low quality phases I see.

At this point, I think it's safe to say that Z68 is indeed replacing X58 for the OC'r/Gamer.
Edited by Skylit - 5/30/11 at 5:04am
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Can someone upload images on tinypic or somewhere else as VR-Zone isnt opening at my end.
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