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XFastest.com posted today a ton of ASUS P6T Deluxe motherboard press event shots and detailed product pictures. All the valuable information about the motherboard can be seen in the pictures. Only four pics will be posted here, the rest of them can be viewed at our collegues at VR-Zone.



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No mention of SLI compatibility. Bummer.
 

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I know this is a bit stupid of me, but I'm waiting for a manufacturer to release a black and red motherboard. Plus, doing so I'll also be saving myself some headaches if I go straight ahead adopting a new infant.
 
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Aren't these chipsets supposed to be pretty cool-running and thus not need such elaborate cooling?
 
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Looks really similar to my P5Q deluxe. Was excited about nehalem, then they said that CPU and mem voltages would be sync'd. :shadedshu
 
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Looks really similar to my P5Q deluxe. Was excited about nehalem, then they said that CPU and mem voltages would be sync'd. :shadedshu
+1 on that, that's ****ing bullshit if you ask me. I will be surprised if there isn't at least one manufacturer that tries to find a work-around for that and let you un-sync them. I can't imagine it would be too difficult, just would probably need a lot of BIOS updates.
 
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+1 on that, that's ****ing bullshit if you ask me. I will be surprised if there isn't at least one manufacturer that tries to find a work-around for that and let you un-sync them. I can't imagine it would be too difficult, just would probably need a lot of BIOS updates.
Maybe at worst have ratios like you do for mem speed, but if AMD can have unlinked cpu/ram voltages why cant intel?

I like having my ram stock and CPU OC'd. Like I have now, If you want a massive OC on your CPU your gonna need high end RAM, thats not on.
 
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I assume the 100% (insert Chinese characters here)... is 100% solid cpacitors. ;)

Nice to see an IDE plug - or is that a floppy connector? :laugh:

The side oriented Sata plugs suck, except for helping hide the cables.
 

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SAS? Is that really needed or even helpful to enthusiasts?
 

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Aren't these chipsets supposed to be pretty cool-running and thus not need such elaborate cooling?
Yes. NB cooling is gimmicky, though the CPU VRM area needs it. Nehalem chips are hungry. SB needs it asusual, but on close inspection of the P6T, you'll notice the heatsink over NB isn't an elaborate affair like maybe Maximus Extreme, etc. However, don't fall for "X58 chipset cooling with ZOMG water blocks" the NB isn't the memory controller anymore, you won't be touching its voltage controls.
 

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No mention of SLI compatibility. Bummer.
Yeah there is. Look at the very last picture in the thread.

But really. SAS? I guess it's good because then this can be a workstation board as well.

This thing is going to be like $500. Just watch. Ridiculous.
 
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Yeah there is. Look at the very last picture in the thread.

But really. SAS? I guess it's good because then this can be a workstation board as well.

This thing is going to be like $500. Just watch. Ridiculous.
Still not seeing the SLI support...crossfire support yes....:confused:
 
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Still not seeing the SLI support...crossfire support yes....:confused:
SLI support for this X58 board may still be pending certification. I’d start getting concerned if it ships without SLI certification and not before.
 

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I assume the 100% (insert Chinese characters here)... is 100% solid cpacitors. ;)

Nice to see an IDE plug - or is that a floppy connector? :laugh:

The side oriented Sata plugs suck, except for helping hide the cables.
It has a floppy and IDE connector :p old skool
 

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What's wrong with floppy and IDE connectors?

Big deal if they're legacy components. It's nice to have the option. I've had to use them in the past to resurrect a clients hard drive.

And I think SAS is a fantastic addition. It's a $750+ option on Mac Pro's (of course those PCI controllers have their own processor) but the performance difference is amazing. I guess those folks who purchased WD Raptors and the new VelociRaptors would be interested in the next step in performance to SAS.
 

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Big deal if they're legacy components. It's nice to have the option. I've had to use them in the past to resurrect a clients hard drive.
I'm all for legacy components, someone asked if it had a floppy or ide and I was saying it did.
 

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I'm all for having a floppy connector. Very helpful for flashing etc.. when there are problems flashing by other means.
 

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SAS? Is that really needed or even helpful to enthusiasts?
Come on, what enthusiast doesn't want to run a couple of Cheetah 15K.6 in RAID 0 for OS and Games?
I know i do!
And now i don't need to but a expensive WS board for it or MSI K9A2 Platinum with its stupid SB 600
PS. Velociraptor maybe *almost* as fast but not if you do like do really heavy multitasking
 
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SLI support for this X58 board may still be pending certification. I’d start getting concerned if it ships without SLI certification and not before.
And with that, I think they won't show anything until the Big Bang... I think after that we will show more on the X58... I know the Big Bang II is driver software and what not, but one big thing after another you know..
But, my thoughts on it.
 
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Not when you're running them at 2.4Ghz :p
I still didn't think it made much difference since the memory controller is in the cpu :ohwell:

Yes. NB cooling is gimmicky, though the CPU VRM area needs it. Nehalem chips are hungry. SB needs it asusual, but on close inspection of the P6T, you'll notice the heatsink over NB isn't an elaborate affair like maybe Maximus Extreme, etc. However, don't fall for "X58 chipset cooling with ZOMG water blocks" the NB isn't the memory controller anymore, you won't be touching its voltage controls.
Very good points there. I wasn't thinking about the VRM area, which I would agree definitely does need it.
 
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No mention of SLI compatibility. Bummer.
sli is software based on nehalem
but who nows

btw anny signs of abit or msi x58 mainboard?
 
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I bet those boards will be shown right before it comes out... I know it's coming! It has to!
 

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Come on, what enthusiast doesn't want to run a couple of Cheetah 15K.6 in RAID 0 for OS and Games?
I know i do!
And now i don't need to but a expensive WS board for it or MSI K9A2 Platinum with its stupid SB 600
PS. Velociraptor maybe *almost* as fast but not if you do like do really heavy multitasking

Word up, bro! RAIDing 2 SAS drives would be insane, hopefully the board supports RAID for these babies.
 

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#25
sli is software based on nehalem
but who nows

btw anny signs of abit or msi x58 mainboard?
No doubt msi and abit have their boards ready, they wouldn't miss this for the world