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Asus-p9x79.33053262
8.4 out of 10

Asus P9X79

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Reviews and Problems with Asus P9X79

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Overall 4
4.0

Dead on arrival

Felipe Cho, Amazon
15 December 2013
  • Summary: Dead on arrival. Seems like a nice motherboard, but after putting everything together, the computer starts for at most 5 seconds then shuts off without displaying anything at all. Checked to see if it was the RAM and tested it each of the RAM sockets, but got the same result. Tested all of my other parts with a different motherboard and everything was functioning properly. Sucks, was looking forward to using it, but now I just want a replacement.
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Overall 4
4.0

3 Boards so Far.....

tom h., Newegg
6 September 2013
  • Summary: Has anyone been able to run this motherboard and have it consistently acknowledge 64 GB of ram? If so, is it stable under load with the ram at a speed higher than 1333 MHz?
  • Pros: The installation of this motherboard is as straight forward as it gets. The BIOS is easy to work with in either the EZ or Advanced modes. ASUS has done a great job with the installation and supplemental instructions in the manual. The support utilities included are useful and perform well. The board is stable performs well with a Intel I7 3930 3.2 GHz overclocked to 4.2 GHz and up to 48GB of ram at speeds up to 2400 MHz. The integrated audio performs better than any o...
  • Cons: After consulting with ASUS and Gskill, I purchased a factory matched set of 64 GB (8X8 GB) of 2400 MHz GSkill ram approved for the motherboard. So far, I have installed 3 of these motherboards and none of them have been stable with more than 48 GB of the 64 GB set.
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Overall 4
4.0

Annoying Shortcomings

Ardi K "ardook", Amazon
25 June 2013
  • Summary: This is a nice motherboard that could've been perfect but...... 1. the DIMM tabs (bottom tabs) on the memory slots are too close to the first PCI-E slot. I had to trim them to be able to populate that first slot (4-way SLI). 2. the board doesn't have a PCI-E slot enable/disable physical switch or BIOS option. This means to troubleshoot your graphics cards you need to physically remove them from the slots.
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Overall 4
4.0

Well, not so great..yet

ToolmanJohn, Amazon
27 March 2013
  • Summary: Installed fine, has plenty of bolts/screws for the things I needed installed. Windows 7 OS booted just fine, very easy to use BIOS, I am NOT a computer geek, but have some knowledge. BUT I immediately noticed a VERY odd sound when scrolling using the mouse, or moving the mouse across the screen rapidly, and also frequently when doing NOTHING. I diagnosed it to the mainboard.
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Overall 4
3.6
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Memory Problems

Kelly,, TigerDirect.com
10 April 2012
  • Summary: Got the first board in and installed 32mb of memory. I read and made sure the memory was compatible. The board only recognized 16mb. Was showing errors in the bios. Contacted Asus and did a few tests and nothing worked. Sent the board back and they replaced it. New board only recognizes 24mb of memory. Showing errors on different channels. Looked up the motherboard on google and found out that this is a common problem with this motherboard.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Christian, Mindfactory.de
12 May 2014
  • Summary: Musste das MB leider wieder zurück schicken. Als ich das OS drauf spielen wollte bekam ich ein Standbild. Die Voreinstellungen sind total bescheiden. So muss man z.B. die Drehzahl der Lüfter erst runterregulieren und noch ein paar andere Einstellungen ändern. Ansonsten ein schönes Board mit vielen Anschlüssen.
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Overall 4
4.0

Ingen lyd

Morten Stenshorne, Komplett.no
19 December 2013
Overall 4
4.0

Asus p9x79

Math34, Amazon
18 November 2012
  • Summary: comment dire..tout l'monde achète cette carte mère pour avoir sont petit i7 je sais j'ai fait pareil, quel erreur...asus ces bien mais très fragile ça a pas raté 1 semaine après voyant rouge qui reste allumé tout essayé rien... je peux vous dire qu'une chose a ce prix la vous etes plus a 50euro prét si ces vrai alors go prendre une gigabytes et tout deviens rose est mieux en plus (perfomances-confort) (je juré que par asus)
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

tomh-art, Yandex
19 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Покупал под процессор 3930k,после сборки компа стала глючить сетевуха,сразу поставил отдельную сетевуху из предыдущего компа. Потом обнаружил что разъемы звуковухи мертвы.Обновил все драйвера и биос-бесполезно.Не хотелось весь комп разбирать и нести в магазин,за сборку я уже заплатил.Купил звуковуху Asus Xonar DX,щас вроде все нормально,работает все быстро.
  • Pros: Пока никаких достоинств не вижу,спасибо что хоть основную функцию выполняет.
  • Cons: Не работает звуковух и сетевуха.
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