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Thought you've seen it all about ASRock's X79 lineup with the X79 Extreme7? Think again, it seems ASRock has another, more feature-rich socket LGA2011 motherboard in the works, which will top off the first wave of ASRock's motherboards compatible with Core i7 "Sandy Bridge-E" LGA2011 processors, the ASrock X79 Extreme9. This board is packed to the brim with connectivity options, a meatier VRM, and better memory expansion compared to the Extreme7.

http://vr-zone.com/articles/asrock-x79-extreme9-tops-off-lineup/13841.html

Now this is a sweet board. devil.gifcheers.gifapplaud.gif
    
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post #2 of 36
Cool board, interesting that ASRock brought this out before ASUS.
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I love the look of the X79 boards as there is really no free space on the surface of the PCB unlike P67 boards (such as the Extreme4).
 
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I just do not care for the way these X79 boards look. There's too much going on. I prefer the luxurious open space that the P67/Z68 boards offer smile.gif
    
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I agree i don't get the large memory VR heatsinks, only on one side but not the other?

The R4E is toned down, and so are the GB boards, and MSI. but the ASRocks are odd and so are most of ASUS's lineup. I don't get why you would cool only half the memory VRs. Except some ASUS boards have both sets cooled, some dont.
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post #6 of 36
such a beastly mobo.
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i like the creative core3d
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post #8 of 36
What I dont like about this is the location of the PCI 1x / Sound Card, from the looks of it I cant space my cross fire cards out enough if I cant get the bridge over the sound card thingy.
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Holy crap there is a lot going on with that board. Every inch a PCB is full.
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Le sex. I hate the lack of PCI though...
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