On the GeForce LAN 6 party, which is currently taking place on USS Hornet in Alameda, CA – EVGA is demonstrating its upcoming X79 Classified motherboard, which is scheduled to debut in November alongside the Intel Core i7-3000 Series processors.
Thanks to our Anshel Sag, we managed to snag these pictures.
EVGA X79 Classified features four DIMM slots to achieves maximal clock for the memory
EVGA’s X79 lineup is consisted out of three motherboards, the X79 SLI (E775), X79 FTW (E777) and the X79 Classified (E779), which is pictured on this page.
Six PCI Express slots support Quad SLI with dual-slot graphics cards for maximal performance
The X79 Classified is the only non-standard ATX motherboard which targets the extreme overclockers, such as Vince "Kingpin" Lucido, supporting Quad SLI with dual-slot graphics cards.
All the caps on the motherboard feature EVGA’s logo
EVGA is developing the motherboard to pass through the most extreme levels of testing, which include deep freezing using Liquid Nitrogen and who knows, Liquid Helium in order to extract the most performance out of upcoming Sandy Bridge-E processors, current 40nm GeForce GTX 500 Series and the upcoming 28nm GeForce GTX 600 graphics cards.
EVGA is putting unprecedented eight USB 3.0 ports, courtesy of VIA’s SuperSpeed USB controller
The back of the motherboard features two Gigabit Ethernet controllers, two USB 2.0 and e-SATA ports, no less than eight USB 3.0 connectors, Bluetooth antenna, BIOS Reset switch, legacy PS/2 connector and 7.1 Audio codec.