EVGA SR-X Dual LGA 2011 Socket Motherboard Spotted in Action at EVGA Headquarters

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted Dec 12, 2011
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During a recent visit to EVGA Headquarters in Taiwan, The guys over at VR-Zone pictured EVGA’s latest Dual Socket Innovation codenamed Super Record – X “SR-X”. The EVGA SR-X was previously teased a few months back and is basically a Dual LGA 2011 Socket Motherboard supporting the Sandy Bridge-EP Xeon Processors.

The Dual Socket Beast features the X79 PCH Chipset and includes 12 DDR3 Memory slot offering Quad Channel Memory Support. Color Scheme is similar to its predecessor SR-2 while retaining the same HPTX Form Factor design. The motherboard is still in engineering phase which makes the lack of heatsinks obvious!

The CPU’s are powered through two 6-pin and two 8-pin connectors, An additional Six Pin Connector is also included in case more juice is required for SLI/CrossfireX setups. A total of Seven PCI-e x16 slots are included and looks like a NF200 chip is located below that black heatsink block. All PCI-e slots  can be enabled or disabled via a series of DIP switches (CPUs and SAS connectors can also be disabled via these switches).

Storage includes two SATA 6.0Gbps and four SATA 3.0Gbps and I/O features USB 3.0 ports, eSATA ports, 7.1 channel audio and an EVBot connector. Also some overclocking handy features include  on-board Power, Reset and Clear CMOS buttons, a debug LED, as well as dual Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth connectivity.

Pricing has not yet been revealed, Release date is expected in 1H 2012.

 

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