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EVGA Teases Community with Upcoming LGA2011 Motherboard Prototype

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EVGA teased its community with a picture of one of its first single-socket LGA2011 motherboards. The graphics card major was missed at this year's Computex event at the wall holding upcoming LGA2011 boards. The company then pacified its fans with news that it was working on a monstrous dual-LGA2011 motherboard along the lines of the SR-2. We can't tell very much about the board in the picture below, except that it has socket LGA2011 with a typical CPU area layout, makes smart use of the congested VRM area with high-C capacitors and driver-MOSFETs, and looks to have some innovations such as right-angled 24-pin ATX power connector. Power, reset, and clear CMOS buttons are found at a place accessible to overclockers, so are some voltage measurement points. One can also see a heat pipe winding its way about into the frame on the top-left corner. That's about it with what we can tell from the picture.

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I thought their board engineers left and joined Sapphire? Am I wrong?
 
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I think it was the DFI engineers in charge of the LanParty boards that left and went to Sapphire.
 
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No it was evga's team that quit...
Ever wonder why it took them so long to out an 1155 board?
Hire new guys and rebuild the design team...

Also, the master overclocker Shamino stayed.
 
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Uhmm my next PC will be this socket... Want to see some previews from Asus ROG motherboards too :ohwell:
 
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No it was evga's team that quit...
Ever wonder why it took them so long to out an 1155 board?
Hire new guys and rebuild the design team...

Also, the master overclocker Shamino stayed.
I thought Shamino went to Asus
 
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Not at the time of the team leaving...
but after some digging it appears he may be at asus now.
That's the one thing that's keeping me for getting excited.

I've been waiting for an SR-3 for about a year now.
 
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That's the one thing that's keeping me for getting excited.

I've been waiting for an SR-3 for about a year now.
Then send Asus and Sapphire a note...
 

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That's the one thing that's keeping me for getting excited.

I've been waiting for an SR-3 for about a year now.
Is "SR-3" the name of EVGA's dual-LGA2011 board? The reason I asked is because the "2" in SR-2 doesn't denote a version, but the fact that it's a dual-socket motherboard.
 

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Is "SR-3" the name of EVGA's dual-LGA2011 board? The reason I asked is because the "2" in SR-2 doesn't denote a version, but the fact that it's a dual-socket motherboard.
damn a triple socket board! I want it!.
 

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Go through the server board market. You'll even find four and eight socket motherboard kits.
But I want the SR-3 triple socket. :laugh:

keeping on topic, that looks nice from what I can tell but I still don't like the dimms being || [x] ||
 
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But I want the SR-3 triple socket. :laugh:

keeping on topic, that looks nice from what I can tell but I still don't like the dimms being || [x] ||
its ugly but lower latency for quad channel... even feeeeed of ram bandwidth to the cpu....
 
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But I want the SR-3 triple socket. :laugh:

keeping on topic, that looks nice from what I can tell but I still don't like the dimms being || [x] ||
I've always wondered why RAM WASN'T placed like that actually. It seems logical to put them like that for latency
 

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I've always wondered why RAM WASN'T placed like that actually. It seems logical to put them like that for latency
Because Memory IO pins are on one side of the processor package. With LGA2011, I guess there are MemIO pins on either sides.



^Pin maps of LGA1156 and LGA1155 side by side.

 
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I was reading over at XS today that its going to have around 46gb/s memory bandwidth with DDR3 1333. Can't wait to see what she'll do with DDR3 2400
 
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It might not do 2400mhz, like 1155. The IMC may be stronger but it's also working harder with that higher bandwidth.
 
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It might not do 2400mhz, like 1155. The IMC may be stronger but it's also working harder with that higher bandwidth.
If it's meant to replace X58 it may well have the ability to do 2400.
 
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Damn thought this was the requested upgraded replacement of SR-2.

Good jobs EVGA looks nice, I love a company you can talk to and then they come up with solutions.