1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

ASRock X99 Extreme4 is World's First Windows 8.1-Certified X99-Based Motherboard

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Jetster

    Jetster

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2010
    Messages:
    6,255 (3.10/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,879
    Location:
    Oregon
    Again with the molex in the middle of the board
     
  2. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    21,450 (6.06/day)
    Thanks Received:
    7,389
    I hate that! I wish more would switch to the 6-Pin PCI-E connector and put it on the edge of the board.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  3. Relayer

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2009
    Messages:
    317 (0.13/day)
    Thanks Received:
    53
    Why does this matter?
     
  4. Ferrum Master

    Ferrum Master

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2010
    Messages:
    1,362 (0.79/day)
    Thanks Received:
    490
    Location:
    Rīga, Latvia
    Funny... You missed westmere and gulftowns... i was different kind of animal OC wise, and x58 had actually a relatively long life. RAM? I bought three dual kits, and split them into two... Only drawback X58 had and has, is ICH10 and that's it...

    The platform is dead, and not because of lack of power but part shortage... X58 boards are deficit. I still have few CPU laying around... nehalem indeed was enormous boost vs 775, nor sandy, ivy and hasfail had firmly stomped it. Especially clocked Gulftown users... they can spend few thousands bucks on new devil canyon... and what they will get putting aside synthetics? 5-10FPS increase on low res AAA games lulz? Certainly I got a cheap x79 upgrade... and I gained only SATA3 as performance boost, nothing else stellar really.

    I always wonder too, where is the problem to put some kind of connector on the other side of the board... with my old X58 I soldered directly on the other side and made a wired extension...
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2014

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page