Asus P9X79 Deluxe

  • Asus P9X79 Deluxe
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  • Tons of USB 3.0 ports.
  • Well laid out.
  • Fast.


  • Needs more SATA 6Gb/s ports.
  • Lack of an included accessory to make use of the USB 3.0 front panel header.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 85

The Asus P9X79 Deluxe is also a worthwhile choice, as it was similar to the Asrock X79 Extreme9 in terms of features and overclocking abilities. That said, it's more expensive and the Asrock board offers more features and better...

By InsideHW on

ASUS P9X79 Deluxe: Just another motherboard… Or is it? There’s no need to open this review with an in-depth introduction, as the motherboard brings nothing revolutionary to the table. However, it has several distinctive features. Firstly,...

By Legit Reviews on

If you are in the market for a high performing feature rich motherboard that can take your computing to new levels then you need to consider putting the ASUS P9X79 Deluxe motherboard as a viable option....

By HotHardware on

This crop of boards is tough to compare, because the four have a lot in common. They all have similar specs (predictably), boast good looks, feature UEFI BIOSes, and posted very similar scores in our benchmark tests. Thus, looking at the pros and cons...

By FutureLooks on 90

The question posed at the start was whether or not ASUS could continue their impressive enthusiast experience and consistency. The answer is a resounding affirmative. Starting with the design and quality, in my humble opinion, it’s much more...

By Maximum PC on 90

Let’s be frank: If you’re even thinking about buying into Intel’s deliciously fast LGA2011 platform this early, you are an enthusiast—Enthusiast with a capital-freaking-E, since you can’t even look at LGA2011 without buying...

By X-bit Labs on

Lately, when we started studying a new platform or began a series of reviews of mainboards based on a new chipset, we tried to gather several different mainboards in the first review, mostly from the top of the line-up. Of course, it is clear why we...

By techPowerUp! on 90

The ASUS P9X79 Deluxe really did impress us every step of the way during our testing period. It clocked exceptionally well, both for the CPU and the memory, offered many options not seen elsewhere, and ultimately, those options are what helped us push...

By PC Mag on 90

Via both software and hardware, Asus has packed an incredible amount of features and potential into its P9X79 Deluxe motherboard....

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Our flagship motherboard comparison announcement was answered with an interesting selection of models, along with a bunch of “not ready yet” responses. Today we examine a few samples from companies bold enough to step up to the plate during launch...

By Benchmark Reviews on 85

The Intel DX79SI motherboard isn't competitive with the ASUS boards; large skull insignia aside, it's simply outclassed on performance and features. That said, it's $40-$80 less than the ASUS motherboards, and that's money you can put into

By Ocaholic on 80

If you're looking for a rock solid basis regarding Intels latest Core i7-3960X and Core i7-3930K, then the P9X79 Deluxe belongs to the absolute best the market has to offer at this time. These days the board costs CHF 343.- (est. EUR 286.-). Ratin

By Computer Shopper on 90

Addressing the shortcomings of Intel’s X79 chipset by piling on extra USB 3.0 and SATA ports, this fully loaded motherboard is a great basis for a six-core Sandy Bridge-E PC. (You'll have to bid farewell to your last legacy PCI card, though.)...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

IMPORTANT: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to...

By Hi Tech Legion on 85

The ASUS P9X79 Deluxe is the most feature rich motherboard in the Performance Mainstream segment of ASUS’s line of X79, LGA 2011 motherboards. The P9X79 Deluxe further enhances the size and quality of the chipset and VRM heatsinks as well as adding

International Review By Noticias 3D on

Aunque los lanzamientos de chipsets, procesadores y placas base se sucedan de forma inhumana, hay tiempo (y recursos, al parecer) para todos y cada uno de ellos. El socket LGA2011 ya lleva un tiempo entre nosotros, y pensamos que, al menos durante...

International Review By on

Розничная цена материнской платы ASUS P9X79 Deluxe в...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

De eerste negen moederborden vallen ons allerminst tegen. Integendeel: je merkt aan alles dat moederbordfabrikanten echt hun best hebben gedaan om stuk voor stuk een goed product af te leveren. Een high-end platform als X79 is iets waarmee je je in de...

International Review By PC-Max on

Asus überzeugt mit dem P9X79 Deluxe und bietet damit jedem potenziellen Käufer eine optimale Unterlage für die aktuelle Sandy-Bridge-E-Generation. Der Anwender hat die Möglichkeit, in Sachen Overclocking und Stromsparen sein System...

International Review By PCWorld France on 85

Intel lancera bientôt sa plateforme Sandy Bridge-E. Pour le moment, les performances de ces processeurs sont sous NDA. Néanmoins, Asus nous permet d'offrir un aperçu de l'une de ses cartes mères basées sur le chipset...