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ASRock X79 Extreme9 Driver

This ASRock motherboard has a socket CPU that supports the Intel Core i7 processor, as well as supporting hyper-threading and untied overclocking technology. The ASRock X79 Extreme9 Socket motherboard has an Intel X79 chipset, and its memory is non-ECC and unbuffered. We look at the new top dawg X79 motherboard from ASRock - the brand new ASRock X79 Extreme9. Let's check it out! Download ASRock X79 Extreme9 BIOS (BIOS).


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ASRock X79 Extreme9 Driver

We thought this board would basically be the Extreme4 LGA motherboard with some added features. This is not the case. ASRock is a brand that many readers champion in the HardForum, and subsequently asked us to review.

ASRock X79 Extreme9 Motherboard - ASRock :

Again our experiences continue to be mixed bag at best. The chipset itself sounds awesome when you talk about 40 PCI-Express 3. Main Specifications Overview: Detailed Specifications Overview: Board ASRock X79 Extreme9 Like the Extreme4, the Extreme9 has a solid layout with a couple of exceptions.

I do not like where ASRock placed the auxiliary power connector. I wish motherboard manufacturers would stop doing this as ASRock is not alone in ASRock X79 Extreme9 placement. Aside from that the location of the CMOS battery is terrible.


With memory modules flanking two sides of the CPU socket, your options for air ASRock X79 Extreme9 may be a bit constrained depending on how much RAM you install. There is no color coding which honestly bothers me. I prefer to know what slots to use at a glance when setting up the system.

I hate getting out the manual for something like that. Being unified, the X79 chipset consists of a single chip which resides where the south bridge would have been placed in days past.

It is cooled with a flat heatsink with an inset fan which annoys the crap out of me. Seriously, the cooling fan is fairly loud.

ASRock X79 Extreme9 vs ASRock Z97 Extreme 4

I prefer passive solutions when possible because tiny fans like this are known to sometimes be problematic. It seems as though ASRock is still in its infancy in these marketing areas while we are seeing MSI and ASRock X79 Extreme9 somewhat rejoining those ranks when it comes to idiotic marketing efforts here North America. In order to calculate Geekbench 2. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run and easy to understand, Geekbench ASRock X79 Extreme9 the guesswork out of producing robust and reliable benchmark results.

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PiFast PiFast is an easy-to-use package written by Xavier Gourdon to compute p with a very large number of digits. PiFast is avalaible on several ASRock X79 Extreme9, download it from here.


PiFast can also compute E and a large family of user defined constants. And in that effort they decided to give their flagship X79 motherboard the label of the Overclocking ASRock X79 Extreme9.

ASRock X79 Extreme9 (Intel X79) Motherboard Review

The previews and early images of the X79 Extreme9 did ASRock X79 Extreme9 people standing and noticing the motherboard. Many big forums had pages and pages of threads of members wanting to get their hands on the board. Our test and results of the Extreme9 proves that it should be one of the top X79 motherboards on the market. It all starts with the sweet look and layout and ends with its overclocking ability.

Asrock has gone all out when it comes to the design of their high-end motherboards. The all-black PCB with the gold caps makes this motherboard a real look. Actually I would have to say it is one of the best looking motherboards I have seen from them as well as ASRock X79 Extreme9 of the other manufacturers.

ASRock X79 Extreme9 vs ASRock Z97 Extreme 4

There are just too many features of ASRock X79 Extreme9 motherboard to mention in the closing of this review. But there are just some that has to be talked about as they are new ASRock X79 Extreme9 many of us. First, there is the bump in memory capacity. Granted many of us do not need 64GB of ram but if you are a professional chances are you would fill all eight slots of this board.

ASRock X79 Extreme9 Review - Price For Performance?

With the X79 ASRock X79 Extreme9 comes to advancement in the PCIe lanes and bridges. Now, we have 40 lanes to play with eliminating the starvation often giving to the PCIe slots and other components that requires them. And along with that the PCIe slots are upgraded to 3.

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