Intel Desktop Board DX79SI Extreme Series updated

New Intel Desktop Board DX79SI Extreme Series updated. Sums out to be an interesting Masterpiece.

Intel Desktop Board DX79SI

Intel Desktop Board DX79SI

Processor Support

  • Intel® Core™ i7 processors in the LGA2011 package
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Integrated Memory Controller with support for up to 64 GB of system memory DDR3 2400+ O.C.SDRAM
  • Intel® Fast Memory Access
  • Supports Intel® 64 architecture


  • Intel® X79 Express Chipset
  • Intel® X79 PCH
  • Intel® Rapid Storage Manager (RAID 0, 1, 5, 10)
  • Two SATA (6.0 Gb/s) and four SATA (3.0 Gb/s) ports USB PorTS
  • Six Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports via the back panel
  • Eight additional Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports via four internal headers
  • Four Super-Speed USB 3.0 ports via NEC controller SySTeM BIoS
  • 64 Mb Flash EEPROM with Intel® Platform Innovation Framework for EFI Plug and Play, IDE drive auto-configure
  • Advanced configuration and power interface V3.0b, DMI 2.5 fAST BooT
  • Fast boot
  • Intel® Express BIOS update support: BIOS update via F7 function key

Intel® Desktop Board DX79SI Extreme Series – Technical Specifications

Hardware Management features

  • Processor fan speed control
  • System chassis fan speed control
  • Voltage and temperature sensing
  • Fan sensor inputs used to monitor fan activity
  • Power management support for ACPI 3.0b

Intel® Pro 10/100/1000 Network Connection

  • Dual Intel® LAN on the back panel
  • New low-power design can meet Energy Star* 5.0 specifications

Expansion Capabilities

  • Three PCI Express* x16 connectors (configured as x16/x8/x8 in Tri graphics mode)
  • Two PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
  • One PCI slot AUDIo
  • 10-channel Intel® High Definition Audio 6 codec
  • 8-channel via the back panel
  • 2-channel via the front panel
  • Back panel support for output via optical cable
  • One internal header for S/PDIF output for HDMI* support

System Memory Capacity

  • Eight 240-pin DIMM connectors supporting quad-channel memory. Two double-sided DIMMs per channel
  • Maximum system memory up to 64 GB using 8 GB double-sided DIMMs

Memory Types

  • DDR3 2400+ O.C. SDRAM memory support
  • Non-ECC Memory Memory Modes
  • Quad- or tri- or dual- or single-channel operation support

Memory Voltage

  • 1.35 V low voltage
  • 1.5 V standard JEDEC voltage
  • Support for Intel® XMP extended voltage profiles

Jumpers And Front panel Connectors

  • Single configuration jumper design
  • Jumper access for BIOS maintenance mode

Front Panel Connectors

  • Reset, HD LED, Power LEDs, power on/off
  • Four front-panel Hi-Speed USB 2.0 headers
  • One front-panel Super-Speed USB 3.0 headers
  • Front-panel audio header
  • One IEEE 1394a header

Board Style

  • ATX
  • Board Size:-11.6¨ x 9.6¨ (29.46 cm x 24.38 cm)

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