EVGA Announces its X79 Chipset based Motherboard Lineup for Sandy Bridge-E

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted Nov 14, 2011
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EVGA has announced the launch of its X79 Motherboard lineup which would support Intel’s newly launched Sandy Bridge-E Processors. The lineup includes three new motherboards which are listed and detailed below:

  • EVGA X79 Classified
  • EVGA X79 FTW
  • EVGA X79 SLI

The EVGA X79 Classified would be the High End Flagship motherboard featuring a tough 12+2 Phase PWM Power Design which would use 100% POSCAP built Capacitors. Power to the CPU would be provided through Dual 8 Pin Connectors. Four DDR3 Memory slots are included on the board which would support a Maximum of 32GB of DDR3 2133MHz+ utilizing the Quad Channel Memory Interface.

Five PCI-e x16 3.0 ports would allow for Multi GPU SLI configurations, A PCI-e x1 slot is also located on the board. Storage includes 2 SATA 6Gbps and 4 SATA 3Gbps Ports featuring support for RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 0+1, RAID5, RAID10 and JBOD. I/O includes 10 x USB2.0 ports (2 external + 8 internal headers) 10 x USB3.0 ports (8 external + 2 internal headers),  8 Channel High Definition Audio, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, 2 ESATA ports and a FireWire 1394B Port.

The EVGA X79 Classified is available for $449.99 with a 3 Year Warranty, Official Product Link here.

Next up is the EVGA X79 FTW motherboard which also features 12+2 Phase PWM Power Design and 100% POSCAP Capacitors giving you the best overclocking features possible. Four DDR3 Memory slots allow for Quad Channel Memory support with frequencies upto 2133Mhz+. The motherboard also includes 5 PCI-e x16 slots with SLI Support and a Single PCI-e x1 slot.

Storage includes 4 SATA 3Gbps and 2 SATA 6Gbps ports while I/O features 10 x USB2.0 ports (2 external + 8 internal headers), 10 x USB3.0 ports (8 external + 2 internal headers), 8 channel audio + optical, Dual Gigabit Ethernet, 2 EASTA ports, PS/2 Mouse or Keyboard ports.

The EVGA X79 FTW is available for $399.99 with a 3 Year Warranty, Official Product Link here.

Last on the list is the EVGA X79 SLI which includes 4 DDR3 DIMM slots for Quad Channel Interface of upto 32GB memory at 2133Mhz+. The motherboard allows for 3-Way SLI with its 3 PCI-e x16 slots and also includes 2 PCI-e x1 slots.

Storage includes 4 SATA 3Gbps and 2 SATA 6Gbps while I/O features include 10 x USB2.0 ports (2 external + 8 internal headers), 4 x USB3.0 ports (4 external + 0 internal headers), 2 rear panel USB 2.0 ports,4 rear panel USB 3.0 ports, 2 ESATA ports, 8 channel audio + optical, Dual Gigabit Ethernet.

The EVGA X79 SLI is available for $299.99 with a 3 Year Warranty, Official Product Link here.

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