Summary: It is sometimes difficult to sum up the experience of using an Asus motherboard since most of the time it is exactly what you were expecting. That alone can tell you a lot about the system and its construction though the real thing that drives all of this is the UEFI implementation. In the past when you had a solid BIOS you typically had a solid system. Everything would configure as it should and you rarely had to tweak anything, unless you wanted to.
ASUS P9X79 Deluxe Sandy Bridge-E LGA2011 ATX Motherboard Review
23 February 2012
Summary: When it comes to performance, the P9X79 Deluxe is a surprisingly robust platform. Performance is quite comparable compared to its siblings and occasionally steps up just a bit more consistently when overclocking. The ASUS BIOS is a very clean, detailed work of art which enthusiasts will appreciate. The engineers really hit a home run in that respect.
Sandy Bridge-E and X79 – The ASUS P9X79 PRO Review
14 November 2011
Conclusion: Final Words With a new enthusiast platform, it is easy to get caught in the hype of just how well a processor is when analyzing a motherboard. Part of my job is to communicate what I think about the motherboard to the readers and hopefully provide information as well as a judgment on the product at hand. So this review has been about X79, and specifically ASUS’ P9X79 Pro.
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Summary: A estas alturas todos ya conocemos el impacto que tiene el Hyper-Threading en el rendimiento de un equipo, con HT aprovechamos mejor los programas multhilo y por lo tanto este tipo de programas tienden a aumentar en rendimiento, todo depende del programa. Así que en este aspecto no hay sorpresas. Y evidentemente aún no tenemos ningún juego que requiera más de 6 núcleos y por lo tanto el HT en esta plataforma no aporta nada para jugar en la actualidad.
Pros: Rendimiento robusto, Buena y completa BIOS, BT GO 3.0 (módulo Wi-Fi y Bluetooth con control por mando a distancia), Sistema de recuperación de BIOS (USB BIOS Flashback), Tarjeta de red Intel, Soporte PCI Express x16 Gen 3.0, Buen sistema de sonido
Cons: No cumple con los modos multiGPU más exigentes, Precio elevado