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[WCCFtech] ASRock Displays its Flagship X79 Extreme7 Motherboard for Sandy Bridge-E

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ASRock has displayed its Flagship motherboard for Intel’s X79 Platform titled “X79 EXtreme7″. The motherboard is fitted with top quality components to allow best functionality support with Intel’s Sandy Bridge-E Processors compatible with the LGA 2011 socket.


ASRock has really done a great job designing the board, The All Black PCB and golden colored components look terrific and the heatsink/heatpipe design is one of the best comparing to other X79 boards we detailed earlier. The 3 Blade shaped heatsinks covering the VRM/Power phase and linked together with curved heatpipes and gold plated Sold C-Caps are included to improve stability.

The motherboard features 6 DDR3 DIMM Slots, This was something weird since X79 only allows for Quad Channel interface and why ASRock opted for 6 instead of 8 DDR3 slots, ASRock explained that while the motherboard retains Quad Channel Interface supporting memory upto 2400Mhz+ the other extra slots would allow for extra memory capacity if needed.
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Such a NICE board.
Edited by 2010rig - 10/9/11 at 8:21pm
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Still confused on the memory lanes..... Article was kind of unclear on that. Yeah it retains, but how would you run 8 sticks all in quad channel? You wouldn't. Unless i'm missing something.
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Wow. That looks slick as hell. I can't afford it right now, but that doesn't stop it from being one of the better looking motherboards out there. ASRock seems to be stepping up their game this year!
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Pretty beast
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Price? 249.99?
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That board is... striking.
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Always been a fan of ASRock boards..this one is well..nice to say the least.
    
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Waiting for X79 Pro edition
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Still confused on the memory lanes..... Article was kind of unclear on that. Yeah it retains, but how would you run 8 sticks all in quad channel? You wouldn't. Unless i'm missing something.
If I understood correctly. 4 of the 6 will run in Quad channel, while the other 2 are just for extra capacity. Kinda pointless. They should've put 8. But then again, some only come with 4, so yea.

Still such a NICE board though.
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