ASRock launches new X79 motherboard Extreme11
ASRock, the third largest motherboard manufacturer in the industry, announces the launch of its new X79 motherboard Xtreme11, its new top-end motherboard based on chipset Intel X79 “Patsburg” compatible with Core i7 microprocessors-3900/3800 Series “Sandy Bridge-E” for socket LGA 2011.
It is known that some Steppings of microprocessors Intel Sandy Bridge-E suffer from some incompatibilities that prevent them from functioning properly in the ways PCIe 3.0 multi-GPU SLI / CrossFireX , ASRock solves problem by incorporating a pcie 3.0 Bridge chip plx 8747, whereby is capable of operating in Mode 4-Way sli/CrossFireX PCIe 3.0 16X.
The motherboard has 24 +2 phase digital capacitors Premium Gold, SATA-3/SAS eight ports (thanks to LSI SAS2308 controller, which supports LSI MegaRAID technology to 3.8GB / s in RAID 0), Creative Labs Sound Sound Core3D 7.1, eight memory slots support DDR3 quad-channel mode, seven-slot PCIe 3.0, dual Broadcom LAN, FireWire, eight USB 3.0 ports.
Although ASRock has not revealed the price of your new motherboard is expected to be priced around U.S. $400.
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