EVGA Releases a Teaser Image for Upcoming X79 Express Motherboard
7/20/2011 by: Theo Valich
As the rumors of problems for Sandy Bridge-E and X79 Express chipset gather steam, EVGA decided to stir the pot further and released a teaser image for their upcoming X79 product.
In the image above, you can see that EVGA is preparing the identical layout as the other X79 motherboards: LGA2011 Socket lies in the middle with two DIMMs on each side. In order to enable Quad-Channel i.e. 256-bit memory controller, you need to populate all four DIMM with memory modules. DDR3-1600 memory modules will result with theoretical system bandwidth of massive 50GB/s, DDR3-1866 yields 58.3GB/s and those able to run the memory stable at DDR3-2133 should achieve 66.6GB/s.
EVGA's take on the board is 8-pin CPU power, 24-pin angled power plug, nickel-plated heatpipe leading to an aluminum heatsink. EVGA reps are not saying a thing, but we expect to see this board when Intel gets its enthusiast answer to AMD Bulldozer readied - sometimes in fourth quarter 2011 (unless the rumors of the delay push the product to 2012).
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