X79

March 26th, 2014

ASUS RoG Rampage IV Black Edition Review

As ASUS’ flagship X79 motherboard, the Rampage IV Black Edition is one of the most expensive boards on the market but it’s feature list and capabilities are simply astonishing.

February 23rd, 2012

ASRock Introduces the Fatal1ty X79 Professional Motherboard

Gamers need so much more from their PCs! With this concept in mind, Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel worked closely with ASRock engineers to develop a well-featured motherboard based on the exciting Intel X79 chipset. Equipped with top-class components, the new ASRock/Fatal1ty X79 Professional was designed to exceed expectations of even the most dedicated gamer! “This Fatal1ty [...]

November 20th, 2011

ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme Socket 2011 Motherboard Review

With Sandy Bridge E processors finally hitting retailer’s shelves it was high time that we began looking at some X79 motherboards.  The ASUS Rampage IV Extreme is currently one of the most expensive Socket 2011 boards around but it holds to the Republic of Gamers  pedigree  by offering a long list of features, some of [...]

November 15th, 2011

GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the launch of their latest X79 series enthusiast motherboard range. Supporting the latest 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processor family for high-end desktops, these new X79 Express Chipset motherboards unite unrivalled desktop PC performance with a new level of hardware flexibility [...]

November 15th, 2011

ASRock Unveils Superb X79 Overclock ‘KING’ Motherboard Series

Motherboard platforms change frequently, especially when a new chipset is unleashed. The big change coming from Intel recently is the high-end X79 chipset, taking over from the crusty old X58 chipset. The new socket boasting a scarcely credible 2011 pins to allow the new Sandy Bridge-E processor has more memory channels. The newly released X79 [...]

November 15th, 2011

MSI Announces All-New X79 Motherboard Series Featuring Military Class III Components

Leading international mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI today announces the official release of its X79A-GD65 (8D), X79A-GD65, X79A-GD45, and X79MA-GD45 mainboards. The new mainboards are based on Intel’s latest X79 chipset and uses the LGA 2011 socket supporting the 2nd generation Core i7 processors. The X79A-GD65 (8D) features with 8 memory DIMMs, supports 16GB [...]

November 14th, 2011

EVGA Launches X79 Motherboard Lineup

EVGA has launched their X79 line of motherboards: the Classified, the FTW, and the SLI. EVGA promises that these new boards will give users an uncompromised experience. Here are the details from the EVGA press release: Unparalleled memory bandwidth with true quad channel DDR3 memory support, and Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 gives you intelligent [...]

October 19th, 2011

GIGABYTE Offers Sneak Peak of X79 G1.Assassin 2 Motherboard

Gigabyte has given its fans a sneak peak at its upcoming X79 G1. Assassin 2 Motherboard. At this time, it appears the specifications closely mirror the present Assassin board (Killer NIC, high end integrated sound card, plenty of PCI-E slots, etc) but the Assassin 2 is based around Intel’s upcoming Sandy Bridge E platform and [...]

October 16th, 2011

EVGA Previews their X79 Classified Motherboard for Sandy Bridge E

With Intel’s new high end Sandy Bridge E architecture right around the corner, several motherboard manufacturers have been slowly unveiling their motherboards which support the 2011 socket.  EVGA is the latest with their highly anticipated X79 Classified E779.   During NVIDIA’s GeForce LAN event, both EVGA and Intel held a joint presentation which previewed the [...]