Intel DX79SI Extreme Series

  • Intel DX79SI Extreme Series
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Based on 9 scores, 24 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Spacious layout.
  • 8 DIMM slots.
  • Back to BIOS button.

Cons:

  • Lower stock performance than competition.
  • Cumbersome BIOS.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 80

The Intel DX79SI ($280) offers a basic X79 platform to work with. The run-of-the-mill Realtek audio is used...

By PCQuest on

A truly feature-rich motherboard for those who want extreme performance. Page(s) 1 I am interested in more information about this productI am interested in buying this productPrintCommentEmailDiggDel.icio.usRedditTwitter UTM Appliance: Fortigate...

By APC Magazine on 60

Time after time Intel releases desktop boards that are seemingly targeted at the high-end market but without the features to match. Things are different with the release of the X79 DX79SI – Intel has ramped up its effort to deliver...

By X-bit Labs on

When we started reviewing Intel DX79SI mainboard, we didn’t expect such an outcome. It looks fine, has pretty good set of features, which is not very much different from what we saw by other mainboards of the same class. It has a few advantages...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

With 40 lanes of PCIe 3.0 connectivity to host all of our high-bandwidth devices, LGA 2011 certainly qualifies as a premium processor interface. Today we examine seven X79-based motherboards that offer high-end features at a more palatable price. When...

By Bit-tech.net on 76

The DX79SI is one of the better enthusiast-orientated motherboards we’ve seen from Intel and it surprised us with its looks and features. Many of these, such as the power and reset buttons and POST code readout, are absent from more expensive...

By Tbreak.com on 70

You’d be surprised to know that not a whole lot of people know Intel makes motherboards. The brand name is synonymous for processors of all kinds, and in recent years, some very high quality SSDs. But ask someone about an Intel motherboard and...

By Hardware Secrets on

Intel-branded motherboards are usually plain and generally targeted to conservative users. These users want to have the peace of mind knowing that the motherboard in their computers was designed by the same company that manufactured the...

By PC Mag on 70

The Intel Desktop Board DX79SI isn't a captivating X79 Express motherboard, but it meets all the requirements at a reasonable price....

By Benchmark Reviews on

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...

By AnandTech on

Reviews of Intel manufactured boards are something of a rarity. They are not marketed in the same way other motherboards are – almost not at all in comparison. It could be argued that reviews are only seen coming at the start of a chipset...

By Computer Shopper on 70

With its easy overclocking and extensive RAM- and graphics-expansion support, the DX79SI is a very capable board for building a high-end PC, but its limited storage potential keeps it from being great....

By FutureLooks on

It’s the “Year of the Tock” when Intel launches a revision of their latest processor architecture which is named Sandy Bridge. Instead of an all new name, it’s simply being called Sandy Bridge-E. The most obvious changes visible...

By Benchmark Reviews on

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

Honestly I was impressed the moment I opened the flap of the box the Intel DX79SI (Siler) Extreme Series motherboard. It really came as a shock, having reviewed and used Intel motherboards first impressions were always focused on the lack of detail...

By Legit Reviews on

Intel is getting ready to launch SandyBridge-E processors and the company was showing off the Intel DX79SI desktop ATX motherboard at IDF 2011. The Intel X79 Express chipset is the successor to the X58 Express chipset that is more than due for an...

International Review By ixbt.com on

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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 pcactual.com on 89

Dentro de la oferta de placas base para procesadores LGA 2011, Intel tiene su propia interpretación de lo que debe ser este hardware. Y esta definición pasa por dotarla de unas connotaciones que conjugan un buen nivel de configuración por...

International Review By 3dnews.ru on

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