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Old September 15, 2011, 09:39 AM
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I agree entirely. Intel basically removed the enthusiast components of the X79, and now it's really no different than the P67 unless you require additional PCIe lanes.

I think it's more just because X58 has grown so old, so they felt they needed something new in the X-series of chipsets/platforms. The way I see it, I'll just hold out for Ivy Bridge instead since there isn't much benefit to upgrading my i7 920 D0.

Ah-hem. (Without saying +1)...Bingo.

Just like the pre-released i7 3xxx reviews; This platform is totally uninteresting, and an upgrade to a 2500/2600 would be better money spent.
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