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Foxconn Quantum Force X58 Flaming Blade Motherboard - Final Thoughts

Today we have Foxconn's follow up to the X58 powered Blood Rage, the Flaming Blade; a new board for the enthusiasts to play with.

By: | Socket LGA 1366 in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 29, 2009 12:23 pm
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Foxconn

Final Thoughts


Foxconn really continues to surprise us. When we first saw their boards at TweakTown we thought of them simply as another OEM solution; nothing fancy with no bells or whistles. Today Foxconn is challenging some of the big names by producing similar boards at a fairly competitive price point.


Unfortunately due to the early nature of this board on the market, there were no definitive prices available for us to compare it to other boards in this dept. Due to this, there's also no availability for the board at this time. What is certain is this board has potential; it's got reasonable overclocking on tap and plenty of features. However, it's limited to a single triple channel bank meaning 6GB is the most memory this board can take at this time using current 2GB density modules.


Update: Foxconn has kindly got back to us regarding the MSRP of this board, which sits at 199 U.S. Dollars; a very respectable price for what looks to be a high quality enthusiast focused offering. With this information now in hand, our final score rating for this motherboard has been adjusted to suit and we feel it is deserving of our "Best Value" award.

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