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Three motherboards from EVGA for the SNB-E Platform! I'm going to try to hold out for a board with 8DIMM slots. I hope I can wait!

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1746/1/
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We were told by EVGA that they would be launching three Intel X79 boards when the LGA2011 socket launches. They told us that all three of the boards would be made available when Intel launches the platform. This is big for EVGA as they were late to market with both the Intel P67 and Intel Z68 platforms. EVGA is looking at this launch as a fresh start for the motherboard team. The three boards that are going to be available at launch are:

EVGA x79 SLI - E775
EVGA X79 FTW - E777
EVGA X79 Classified - E779

Edited by one-shot - 10/15/11 at 10:36pm
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post #2 of 82
That looks awesome. Wonder why they decided to make a single blue header. Should have kept it red or black. I also wish they could have even shown temps of that Intel water cooler.
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Needs more SATA

I also wish they would stop with the red and black. A pure black motherboard would have done just fine and would look far less tacky.
Edited by Prox - 10/15/11 at 10:39pm
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post #4 of 82
Doesn't look nearly as sexy as some of the other x79 boards. Thanks for posting op.
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This isn't the final board, FWIW. Not sure what is going to change between now and release.
    
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post #6 of 82
Yeah same here holding out for a 8 DIMM board so far looks like the UD5 for me.
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I thought they were focused on releasing the SB-E SR-2 first?

Sigh...probably have to wait a few months after X79's release before I can build a dual Xeon e5 2690 rig.
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post #8 of 82
Cool wanted a peak at the EVGA x79 mobo's for a while. I can't really get a good view of the power phases for a count though.
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post #9 of 82
Nobody ever said the SR-3 or whatever would come out first. The CPUs that it will require wont be out until next year anyway, so I can't say I blame them for not having it ready to go.

I would imagine that the FTW or SLI version will have 8 slots. The classified will compete with the orange Gigabyte board.
    
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Another link with more pics:

http://www.brightsideofnews.com/news/2011/10/15/evga-showcases-its-new-intel-x79-classified-motherboard.aspx
    
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