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The Intel DX79SI motherboard is no stranger to us here at Legit Reviews. We first spotted the upcoming LGA2011 motherboard for Intel Sandy Bridge-E processors at the Intel Developer Forum and got plenty of hands on time with the X79 Express powered board. It came as a shock to us this morning when we learned that Intel published in-depth details about its DX79SI Extreme Series Sandy Bridge-E motherboard in a product brief that was posted online for all to see. The product brief pretty much spills the beans on all of the boards features and is certainly worth taking a look at this morning.
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Edited by Tator Tot - 11/3/11 at 10:03am
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post #2 of 17
IR Blaster? Wow, what would that be used for inside the case?

Nifty though.
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post #3 of 17
Shouldn't it be DX79SI, not DX78SI in the title?
Edited by razr m3 - 11/3/11 at 9:37am
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post #4 of 17
cereal Q.
are intel boards still complete trash?
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that quote makes it sound like another starlet's cellphone got hacked and naughty pictures got taken lol
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That socket is ENORMOUS!!
   
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post #7 of 17
Surprised there are only 2 SATAIII ports.

This will most likely be my board of choice if I ever upgrade to an X79 setup. Haven't used an Intel board in ages, but it looks like they finally took some cues from other players.
post #8 of 17
Wow, looks like a nice step up for intel o_O
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post #9 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post
cereal Q.
are intel boards still complete trash?
For overclocking, yes. For stability, no.
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post #10 of 17
So much for all those naysayers that said X79 wouldn't support PCI-e 3.0.
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