ASUS X79 Chipset based P9X79 Deluxe Motherboard Unveiled
EDIT: 25th Oct. 2011
On personal request from Asus Pakistan we are removing this news temporarily because of their NDA with Intel. News will be published again when the product will be officially available in the market or the content will be back as soon as the NDA is lifted. ( expected date is between Nov. 6th to Nov. 20th, 2011 )
Edit: 12 Nov. 2011
Pictures and Details of ASUS’s upcoming X79 chipset based P9X79 Deluxe Motherboard have been revealed. The motherboard like all other X79 based boards would support the Upcoming Sandy Bridge-E Processors compatible with the LGA-2011 socket. According to Taiwan manufacturer’s, The SB-E Platform launches next month on November 4.
The motherboard is equipped with 8 DDR3 DIMM Slots (Four on each sides of the socket) which feature a Quad Channel Memory Interface. Expansion slots include 4 PCI-e x16 3.0 and 2 PCI-e x1 Slots. The VRM and Power Phase is equipped with large heatsinks which are connected together through heatpipes to transfer the heat load. The X79 Chipset (Southbridge) also comes with a huge heatsink bearing the ASUS Logo and a Silver/Blue Theme just like ASUS’s other motherboards.
Storage options include four SATA 6Gbps and four SATA 3Gbps ports along with ten USB2.0 ports while the I/O has two eSATA ports, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1 channel audio output interface and Clear CMOS Switch. The motherboard being high end also features tons of overclocking features such as on-board quick switch, reset button, Debug LED, Clear CMOS. Pricing of the board is unknown.