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Intel's Booth: X79 motherboards

Intel's Booth: X79 motherboards

At Intel's booth, a wall decked with motherboards based on their latest X79 chipset greeted us. The new chipset is for the upcoming Socket 2011 processor, also known as Sandy Bridge-E.

A close-up look at the new Socket 2011.

The Intel X79 chipset.

The ASUS CIX79 LE motherboard.

A higher end version of the X79 motherboard from ASUS, with the suffix Plus.

Yet another ASUS board, probably with features befitting the Deluxe label.

The MSI X79A-GD70.

The MSI X79A-GD80 with more cooling fans and six memory slots (as opposed to the standard four slot design in most other boards).

Sapphire's ambitious PB-CI7X79N with six full length PCIe slots.