Intel publishes X79 motherboard details

Intel has gone to new heights as the US company published details about its upcoming DX79SI Extreme Series Motherboard earlier than expected.

The motherboard is targeted at extreme gamers and computer enthusiasts who “who live to push their systems way beyond the limits.”

The board will support both AMD Crossfire and Nvidia SLI via three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, will have two Firewire and 14 USB 2.0 ports, two SATA 6.0 Gb/s and four SATA 3.0 Gb/s connectors and includes eight DIMM slots. USB 3.0 is supported in two available ports through a separate NEC controller. Also, there are two PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots and one PCI interface.

Intel X79

Source: Tomshardware

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