About the Intel X79 Chipset

The x79 series of chipsets from Intel was desgined to support their LGA2011 form factor processors starting in 2011. These processors designed for x79 include Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge based Xeon CPUs.

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VRM Thermals for X79 Motherboard with Xeon E5 2650v2

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Testing Xeon E5 2650v2 with Chinese X79 Motherboard

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