Intel DX79SI Extreme Series
8 DIMM slots.
Back to BIOS button.
3way SLI or CFX.
Contains full complement of eight RAM bays.
Sports dual Gigabit Ethernet ports.
Automatic overclocking option simplifies system tweaking.
Not a power hog.
Very easy interface for overclocking.
Supports both SLI and CrossFireX.
Accepts up to 64GB of RAM.
Excellent performance when paired with topend Core i73960X CPU.
Lower stock performance than competition.
Few SATA ports.
Does not support PCIe 3,0.
No eSATA ports.
Only two internal SATA 6Gbps ports.
By TechSpot on January 16, 2012
The Intel DX79SI ($280) offers a basic X79 platform to work with. The run-of-the-mill Realtek audio is used...80
By PCQuest on April 27, 2012
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 February 07, 2012
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 â Intel has ramped up its effort to deliver...60
By X-bit Labs on February 07, 2012
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 January 12, 2012
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 January 06, 2012
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...76
By Tbreak.com on December 20, 2011
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...70
By Hardware Secrets on December 13, 2011
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 December 13, 2011
The Intel Desktop Board DX79SI isn't a captivating X79 Express motherboard, but it meets all the requirements at a reasonable price....70
By Benchmark Reviews on November 22, 2011
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...-