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[VTZ] MSi's Upcoming X79 Motherboard Teased

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We've just acquired a sneak peak of a brand new MSI board featuring the upcoming Intel X79 chipset and Sandybridge-E capability. Come inside and take a look.


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anyone know what the + and - buttons might be for?
    
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What is that pci-express 3.0 slot doing there
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anyone know what the + and - buttons might be for?
On the fly overclocking I guess, could be for vcore or bus speed. Looks good though
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maybe overclocking is different to SB with SB-E...!

looking at that news story they have more coming tomorrow as well wonder that that could be
    
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why are all these companies putting these molex pins by the usb ports... cant they keep all the power connections on one side of the board so we can keep the wiring neat... i hate that on my MIVE
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What is that pci-express 3.0 slot doing there
tri sli?
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What are the molex pins even for?
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What are the molex pins even for?
extra juice for the usb ports, and the one by the the first pcie x16 is for the gpus.
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anyone know what the + and - buttons might be for?
BCLK or multi up/down when in the OS. My Big Bang XPower has those buttons they adjust the BCLK.
 
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