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Old December 18, 2011, 12:35 AM
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It's also illegal.
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Old December 18, 2011, 01:17 AM
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Not Illegal. Intel is the only one who cares.

Just really really frowned upon.
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Old December 18, 2011, 01:36 AM
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Not Illegal. Intel is the only one who cares.

Just really really frowned upon.
This is what i meant, not sure why illegal came to mind.
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Old December 18, 2011, 09:38 AM
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Anyone have any idea if one of those CPU's will work in a regular X79 motherboard?
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Old December 18, 2011, 12:52 PM
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Anyone have any idea if one of those CPU's will work in a regular X79 motherboard?
Judging from our experience with LGA 1366, ASUS boards almost universally support dual-QPI chips - so you should be safe with a mid-range or better ASUS board. The rest have been hit-or-miss, and mostly miss. But since later revisions of Gigabyte and EVGA boards started to support dual-QPI chips for LGA 1366, they may start out supporting them for LGA 2011. That would be more of a gamble, though.
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Old December 18, 2011, 01:18 PM
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All the Asus boards are ugly though. Well besides the R4E but that is effing expensive. But that is a damn good price on the CPU.
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Old December 18, 2011, 04:51 PM
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.... Well besides the R4E but that is effing expensive.
Hey.

As far as I'm concerned it's worth every penny.

It has every feature I've basically ever wanted on a motherboard , and a few more.

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Old December 18, 2011, 05:30 PM
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Really wish these popped up for sale in January instead of now. I wonder if this is the price we'll able to find ES CPU's for sale on eBay later on.
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Old December 18, 2011, 10:42 PM
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X79 Sabertooth confirmed working with 8-core SB-E ES chips on [H]. So yeah, ASUS is the way to go for now.
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Old December 18, 2011, 11:19 PM
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A few hours ago I ordered the 3GHz 4 core SB-E ES CPU they had. Guess I'll me looking for an Asus board to pair it with.
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