ASRock has officially announced its top-end motherboard equipped with the X79 chipset, we discuss the ASRock X79 Extreme11 . And just to see we get an idea that it is a high-end motherboard, and no wonder, as is very complete in terms of connectivity and performance.
We have spoken before of the motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 , as it showed images of their design, but there was to know your cooling system and some details. The ASRock X79 Extreme11 is positioned as the top model for the range of offers ASRock motherboards for socket LGA 2011, or whatever it is, for processors Sandy Bridge-E and X79 chipset . This is a version that has a renewed VRM 24 +2 phase power , instead of 16 +2 of which has the previous model.
The ASRock X79 motherboard Extreme11 is a E-ATX format and intended for Sandy Bridge processors-E. On each side of the socket are four slots for RAM DDR3-2500 + (OC) in Quad-Channel configuration in total can be installed 64GB of RAM.
The PCB is a strength of the ASRock X79 Extreme11, because they have quality components used for manufacturing such as Japanese manufacturing gold trainers. The cooling system consists of a passive heatsink for the VRM area and an asset to the chipset, which has a small fan to produce airflow.
In total has seven PCI-Express 3.0 x16 controlled by the PLX chip PEX8747, so you can put AMD configurations smooth 4-Way CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI 4-Way. It has 8 USB 3.0 ports, four for the front of the box and four others are located on the rear panel, which also has audio connectors for 8 channels (with the Creative Sound Core3D system), two gigabit Ethernet connectors, USB 2.0 ports, eSATA, FireWire and a button to make a ClearCMOS the BIOS.
The ASRock X79 Extreme11 has clear goal, that of squeezing the most out Sandy Bridge processor-E overclocking. For this and some of their 24 +2 phase power, has two 8-pin EPS connectors an additional MOLEX as need more energy. Finally technology has equipped UEFI BIOS, XFastLAN, XFastUSB, High Speed Internet, Easy Installer and RAID stands at $ 359.99.