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ASUS began rolling out BIOS updates to its socket LGA2011 motherboards based on the X79 Express chipset, which lets them support Intel's upcoming Core "Ivy Bridge-E" processors, namely the Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition, the Core i7-4930K, and the Core i7-4820K.

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So it begins.

It's time for board partners to start hinting at refresh boards. Would love to see a Gigabyte OC X79 board similar to the Z87 version.
    
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For the RIVE owners here's the latest bios:

Rampage-IV-Extreme-ASUS-4206.zip 4355k .zip file
 
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post #4 of 65
I'm not sure there is an option for a refresh for X79.
What are they going to add?
Intel didn't bring an updated X79 with newer ICH for more sata, there isn't anything new except support to new CPUs.

Unless intel update the ICH, new boards will only be a redesign or existing ones, and they will not sell as well as the X79 did. Not even close with the backward support and great existing OCing boards, and they already support PCIE 3.0.
Even if IB-E support 3000mhz memory, most likely you could put that in an existing X79 board if its a good OCing board.

If you have a current X79 board, what is the reason to upgrade or the same X79 board?
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If your talking about performance and overclocking, yes you may be correct but there are things people may be picky about such as 8 Dimm slots, or more sata3 6gbs ports, built in sound card, colour of the board or maybe better build quality or components in which I can say was poorly done on gigabyte boards (not hating on them, as their boards look the best imho).
post #6 of 65
Yeah I saw the update for my Rampage Gene a few days ago on the Asus website.. I'll wait for the benchies and/or availability on the 4820 to flash it.
Edited by spacin9 - 7/29/13 at 2:54am
    
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post #7 of 65
Just updated mine, not that im planning to get a new CPU, I just like having up to date firmware.
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Good news, but we want new boards!!!!!!
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I'm just hoping that Gigabyte doesn't release a really really really awesome G1 Assassin board until Haswell-E. Because that's my next planned upgrade.

X79 refresh better bring some features like we see on Z77 and 87 boards
    
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post #10 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eufawria View Post

If your talking about performance and overclocking, yes you may be correct but there are things people may be picky about such as 8 Dimm slots, or more sata3 6gbs ports, built in sound card, colour of the board or maybe better build quality or components in which I can say was poorly done on gigabyte boards (not hating on them, as their boards look the best imho).

Color is subjective.
But everything you said (except the sata3, which is pure ICH support), there are several versions of boards. If you bought a low level X79 one and expect it to have all the cool little features of the higher end one, you are mistaken that a refresh will give you that. Far from it.
So on the same way you can replace your current X79 with another current X79 which includes all the features you want or the colors you want.
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