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Only 1 LAN port? Why? I would rather have 2 Intel LANs than 18 USB.
I'd like to see Intel WiFi N to go along with the Intel NIC myself.
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What do you all think?
Will it be the best lga2011 mobo?
Don't bring evga SR3 into consideration because its a dual socket mobo.
since i can't say the EVGA SR-3 then yes i would say this is the best X79 motherboard the EVGA X79 Classified would be my close 2nd place
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thats one sechsy board
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you guys are forgetting the UD7, GB has greatly improved with X79 compared to P67 and Z68. They have a few tricks up their sleeves.
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you guys are forgetting the UD7, GB has greatly improved with X79 compared to P67 and Z68. They have a few tricks up their sleeves.
People are upset it only has 4 dimms. Flamewar ongoing in the SB-E/Ivy thread over this and a few other boards only having 4.
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its been done on purpose to improve memory overclocking. If people haven't noticed, the UD7 is not a typical UD7, the UD5 is the workstation board. The UD7 was designed for overclocking really, and to support normal work. the IMC on SB-E cannot handle 8 DIMMs of mixed memory lol, On some boards not even as fast as SB: Link We will see when the boards are released, but head over to HWBot to see what people are already reporting about SB-E performance on those boards. Mind you no one has a GB X79 board as of now.


Anyways no board can be called all around best, there are different categories, gaming, overclocking, workstation. The best gaming board isn't the best OCing board, I mean it can be, but it usually isn't. UD7 isn't the same as the R4E, R4E would built to be ASUS's best of its own best, UD7 was built for best overclocking and performance.

Like for LGA1155 id say best overclocking board is the Maximus 4 Extreme
Best Gaming board I would say is the G1.Sniper2
best work station board? Could be the maximus 4 extreme or even UD7.

All i am saying is lets wait until all the boards come out before you make a statement like that.
Edited by Sin0822 - 10/30/11 at 9:53am
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post #28 of 29
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its been done on purpose to improve memory overclocking. If people haven't noticed, the UD7 is not a typical UD7, the UD5 is the workstation board. The UD7 was designed for overclocking really, and to support normal work. the IMC on SB-E cannot handle 8 DIMMs of mixed memory lol, On some boards not even as fast as SB: Link We will see when the boards are released, but head over to HWBot to see what people are already reporting about SB-E performance on those boards. Mind you no one has a GB X79 board as of now.


Anyways no board can be called all around best, there are different categories, gaming, overclocking, workstation. The best gaming board isn't the best OCing board, I mean it can be, but it usually isn't. UD7 isn't the same as the R4E, R4E would built to be ASUS's best of its own best, UD7 was built for best overclocking and performance.

Like for LGA1155 id say best overclocking board is the Maximus 4 Extreme
Best Gaming board I would say is the G1.Sniper2
best work station board? Could be the maximus 4 extreme or even UD7.

All i am saying is lets wait until all the boards come out before you make a statement like that.
You are right from your point of view but still people would be leaning towards rampageIV extreme as opposed to x79 ud7 as because the former has 8dimm slots.
RampageIV extreme will be a beasty overclocking board,there's no doubt about that and may be the most popular LGA2011 mobo.
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Only 1 LAN port? Why? I would rather have 2 Intel LANs than 18 USB.

What is the benifit of 2 lan over 1?
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