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EVGA X58 SLI Classified Launch Pushed till CeBIT, Gets Premium Pricing

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EVGA's newest flagship Core i7 supportive motherboard, the X58 SLI Classified, captured the attention of many, when pictures followed by a preview surfaced last week (covered here). Filled to the brim with features and top-notch components, it became obvious that the new motherboard will carry a hefty price tag, putting it in the price-range of the likes of the ASUS Rampage II Extreme, MSI X58 Eclipse Plus, etc., but EVGA reportedly is adding to its exclusiveness with an even higher price tag of around US $450, a price point at which several enterprise computing companies such as TYAN and SuperMicro offer workstation and server motherboards. As for its launch, the X58 SLI Classified is on course for a Spring 2009 launch, which is expected to coincide with CeBIT, give or take a couple of weeks.

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One sexy board. Little better then the Bloodrage looks wise.
 

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$450!!!! Holy Crap!!!
 

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#5
How can EVGA think that people are going to pay more for their board than a Rampage II?
 

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I bet my ass there will be people on this who buy it even it isn't better than its competitors.
 
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It looks sick, but yea price is way way over the top.
 

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that price is INSANE. But people will buy it because it is the most expensive and the newest... just the way it goes.
 
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Ridiculous price..:twitch:..It almost sounds like EVGA has a few ex-Enron schemers working in their sales and marketing ranks.
 

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30% More gold on the socket pins. Expensinve power regulation circuitry. Yes, expensive.
 

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30% More gold on the socket pins. Expensinve power regulation circuitry. Yes, expensive.
I figured this will cost so much since it will be an oc'ers dream power regulation wise.
 
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i hope if that cooler actualy works, it looks like more like a propaganda
 

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Wow 450$! Cost more than my GPU,CPU combined also with my Motherboard.
 
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Holy crap! $450 bones? Is the back of it gold plated? Will it do my laundry also? :eek:
 
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This is pure for "Extreme" overclocker, $300 board can do 4.2GHz easily, and anything more than that is just plain wasting electric.

Seriously, If you don't plan on getting the world record, this board is not for you.
 
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i just like the look of this board and it would be a keeper