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[SP] Intel Sandy Bridge-E Boards Have Problems with Large CPU Coolers

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The new quad-channel memory support introduced by Intel in the high-performance Sandy Bridge-E processors seems to cause quite a bit of problems to motherboard makers who are left wondering how to include support for large CPU coolers without giving up on features.
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Intel...s-226147.shtml

This looks like just yet another problem related to SNB-E after the reported rumor that Vt-x won't be included with launch-day CPUs. I was going to get a new HSF and swap over to SNB-E, but I'm not so sure now.
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I knew this would be coming...
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One of the many reasons I won't be buying SNB-E. Others include price/performance, expensive overall and awkward ram slots positioning.
    
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If your spending 600 dollars on the 3930K you should be going with water cooling.
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This was news to anybody that saw the RAM slots crowding on both sides of the socket?
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Wow, that is a VERY sexy motherboard. I need to get my hands on one of those. What socket is SB-E anyway?
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Wow, that is a VERY sexy motherboard. I need to get my hands on one of those. What socket is SB-E anyway?
Socket 2011.
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wow, that is a very sexy motherboard. I need to get my hands on one of those. What socket is sb-e anyway?
lga2011.
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/Intel...s-226147.shtml

This looks like just yet another problem related to SNB-E after the reported rumor that Vt-x won't be included with launch-day CPUs. I was going to get a new HSF and swap over to SNB-E, but I'm not so sure now.

Nice timing by Corsair (H80, H100).
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I don't see a problem for water blocks and sealed AIO liquid coolers. I don't see a problem at all.
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