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If you’re seeking to test unreleased hardware to their limits, you’ll find no better team in the UK. Of this elite team, the members in attendance were El Gappo, scooter.jay, kr0nz3, kitfit1, borandi and ARandomOWl.



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So, with the introductions out of the way, we really should move on to the delicious hardware. First up, four of Intel’s i7 3960X Extreme Edition – the highest end in their launch range of Sandybridge-E CPU’s. These chips were all Intel’s latest C1-Stepping, and represent what consumers will be seeing once Sandybridge-E is formally released later this year.

http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages...e_preview.html

A little coverage from the x79 event I was at a couple of weeks ago


BTUK write up http://www.benchtec.co.uk/forums/thr...aying-with-X79
Edited by el gappo - 10/19/11 at 11:28am
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X79 Previews are like having your dream girl in your bed naked waiting for you and just as you're going to get it on you glance down and see your flag doesn't want to fly.

November 15th can't come fast enough
Edited by Don Karnage - 10/19/11 at 8:50am
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X79 Previews are like having your dream girl in your bed naked waiting for you and just as you're going to get it on you glance down and see your flag doesn't want to fly.

November 15th can't come fast enough
I rather take the girl instead. I'm not that geek enough.
 
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LOL I hear ya man. Completely worth the wait tho
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X79 Previews are like having your dream girl in your bed naked waiting for you and just as you're going to get it on you glance down and see your flag doesn't want to fly.

November 15th can't come fast enough
Lol. Couldn't have said it better myself.
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argghhh!! what's wrong with OCN these couple days, slow and 505 errors every other hour.....


Anyways can't wait
Edited by munaim1 - 10/19/11 at 9:15am
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Amazing! Can't wait
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argghhh!! what's wrong with OCN these couple days, slow and 505 errors every other hour.....


Anyways can't wait
ahha OCN is crashing as much as Team Fortress 2 lol
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EL do you have any insider info on prices of those 2 boards? I just want a cost effective board that will overclock past 5Ghz and handle 6990 Quadfire
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^Don't we all. Ha.
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