Pics of Gigabyte X79 boards seen on VR Zone
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September 15, 2011, 04:33 AM
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I cannot remember which site had it (over a month ago now), but there is a reason for the DIMM layout. Apperently, Intel spec's mandate this because of the 4 channels and the associated latency. To minize the latency they space all DIMMs as close to the socket as possible.
EDIT: I still shake my head at the PCI slots at some of the boards, seriously PCI?
Be thankful there is no IDE or Floppy connector on there taking up unnecessary space.
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