The TechReport has revealed ASUS’ brand new X79 motherboard the ASUS X79 Deluxe. This motherboard was launched alongside the Intel Ivy Bridge-E launch and uses the same LGA 2011 socket and X79 chipset. It will support the Ivy Bridge-E and Sandy Bridge-E processors right out of the box as it comes shipped with an updated BIOS.
The motherboard uses ASUS latest styling of a black motherboard with gold heatsinks. It uses an ATX form factor, has a 10 phase CPU VRM, 8 DIMM slots, four PCIe 3.0 X16 slots and two PCIe 2.0 X1 slots.
Storage connectivity includes eight SATA III ports, four SATA III ports and two eSATA III ports. There are six rear USB 3.0 ports and two via the header. ASUS also provides a WiFi Go module providing 802.11 ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. There are two Gigabit ethernet ports on the motherboard along with 8 channel HD audio, a variety of USB 2.0 ports and all the other ASUS features like EPU, TPU II and so on. The motherboard will retail for $349.99 and you can find a full review of it right here.
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