Subject: Motherboards | February 15, 2012 - 11:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: x79, sandy bridge-e, quantumian-1, foxconn
Eagle-eyed readers will recognize this board from the "From the Forums" post that we presented to you last week. It seems that our stalwart Forum member is not the only one to locate Foxconn's uniquely named X79 board, the Quantumian-1 from their Quantum Force lineup. NinjaLane has a quick look at the board here and cover some of the features immediately observable on the motherboard. If you are looking for hard numbers though, Windwithme's Forum post is still the way to go.
"In this preview we will be looking at one of the latest motherboards in the Quantum Force lineup the Quantumian-1 X79. The Quantumian-1n is an enthusiast level motherboard designed for high-end gaming and overclocking using the full set of features common to Quantum Force motherboards."
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- ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets
- GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
- Gigabyte X79-UD3 @ Funky Kit
- Biostar TPower X79 @ Bjorn3D
- Intel DX79SI: Super Energy-Efficient LGA 2011 Mainboard @ X-bit Labs
- MSI Z68A-GD65G3 Motherboard @ Rbmods
- ASUS P8P67 Pro Intel P67 @ PCSTATS
- Sandy Bridge-E Memory Performance Guide @ Legion Hardware
- ASUS Maximux IV Extreme Motherboard Review @ OCIA
- BIOS Option Of The Week - PCI/VGA Palette Snoop @ TechARP
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Ever since Intel officially launch Sandy Bridge-E new platform in 2011 November,
several motherboard companies successively roll out new motherboard based on X79 chipset to support Intel next generation high-end platform.
Due to the continuous effort of self-own brand management made by FOXCONN, Quantum Force series still dominant high-end motherboard.
FOXCONN X79 Quantumian-1 still provides various choices for the market though the quantities of Quantum Force series are not as various as they are in the past time. Soon after the release of Intel X79 chipset, FOXCONN promptly roll out corresponding X79 motherboard. Quantum Force was naming in a special way which the Intel code won’t be shown on the models.
This time, Quantumian-1 which belongs to the series of Quantum Force still follows the high-end style both in material and design.
The patterns shown on exterior packing of high-end product are always different which exhibits the great efforts on art design.
The full picture of FOXCONN Quantumian-1
Quantum Force is common to use black and red to create contrast visual sense.
Currently, there are more and more motherboard brands adopt these two colors to match.
It is known that the market segment of Quantumian-1 x79 is positioned as high-end product line.
Besides, the corresponding specification, design and featured over clocking function have also been highly highlighted.
- Product manual
- easy guide
- nVIDIA SLI 3Way bridge
- IO shield
- SATA connectors and cables both in red and yellow
- DC power cable SATA