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Intel's Sandy Bridge-E / X79 arrives!

Full web coverage roundup here.

Steve Dougherty | Nov 14, 2011 at 03:40 am CST (2 mins, 31 secs reading time)

The moment we've all been waiting for has arrived and we can now feast our eyes on the horde of goodness that revolves around Intel's latest top tier performance platform, the LGA 2011 socket based Sandy Bridge-E and its respective X79 chipset.

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With the launch now behind us we have our full detailed reviews online of both the top dog processor in the new Sandy-E line in the form of Intel's Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition, as well as our first full X79 motherboard review, putting arguably the most impressive X79 motherboard up on the test bench first - ASUS' mighty ROG series Rampage IV Extreme.

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And if you stay tuned, a little later today we'll also be publishing our first Quad Channel memory review suited for use with the new platform.

In the meantime, there is a massive storm of X79/Sandy Bridge-E specific content now floating about web wide which you can siphon through via the below links folks :-

- Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 Motherboard @ eTeknix

- Gigabyte X79 UD7 OC Motherboard @ Ninjalane

- Intel i7 3960X EE / Asus P9X79 Deluxe / 32GB Corsair Vengeance (1600mhz) @ Kitguru

- Intel Sandy Bridge-E i7-3960X CPU @ Hardware Canucks

- Intel i7 3960X EE / Gigabyte GA X79 UD3 / 16GB GSkill Ripjaws Z (2133mhz) @ Kitguru

- Intel i7 3960X EE / Asus Rampage IV Extreme / Corsair GTX8 (2400mhz) / Quad GTX590 @ Kitguru

- Intel Core i7-3960X Sandy Bridge-E Processor @ Legit Reviews

- Sandy Bridge E: Core i7 3930K and Core i7 3960X @ Ocaholic

- MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) @ Vortez

- Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition Sandy Bridge-E CPU @ Hot Hardware

- Intel i7 Sandy Bridge Extreme @

- Intel Sandy Bridge-E Review - Core i7-3960X and X79 Chipset Tested @ PC Perspective

- Intel Sandy Bridge-E Debuts: Core i7-3960X @ Techspot

- ASUS P9X79 Pro Intel X79 Motherboard @ Legit Reviews

- Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 Motherboard @ eTeknix

- Intel Core i7-3960X @ Overclock3D

- Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition and Core i7-3930K processors for LGA 2011 Platform @ XBit Labs

- Intel Core i7 3960X Sandy Bridge-E @ Neoseeker

- ASUS Rampage 4 Extreme @ Overclock3D

- Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition @ Vortez

- Intel Core i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition @ HiTechLegion

- Intel Sandy Bridge Extreme Core i7 3960X @ Overclockers Club

- Intel Sandy Bridge Extreme and X79 Chipset Launch - Core i7-3960X Processor @ Hardware Heaven

- Intel Core i7-3690X Extreme Edition CPU @ Benchmark Reviews

- Intel DX79SI LGA2011 Desktop Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

- ASUS P9X79 Deluxe Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

- ASUS Sabertooth X79 TUF Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

- Intel's Core i7-3960X processor: Sandy Bridge goes Extreme @ Tech Report

- Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme @ Technic3D

- Gigabye GA-X79-UD5 @ Overclock3D

- ASUS P9X79 Deluxe Motherboard @ HiTechLegion

- Sandy Bridge-E motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, Intel, and MSI @ Tech Report

- Intel DX79SI Extreme Series Socket LGA 2011 Motherboard @ HiTechLegion

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