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ASRock X79 Extreme11 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard

  • Intel X79
  • Core i7 (LGA2011)
  • DDR3 2500+(OC)/2133(OC)
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A King-Sized Performer With Luxurious Components

The X79 Extreme11 is ASRock's top-end board for a top-spec desktop chipset. The brand new X79 Extreme11, like most of ASRock's latest boards aimed at the enthusiast end of the market, is full to the brim with features. PLX PEX 8747 bridges let this board to run multi-GPU 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX in full x16 PCIe 3.0 speed, 8 SATA3/SAS ports (sourced from LSI SAS2308 controller) support LSI MegaRAID, delivering 3.8 GB/s high transfer speed in RAID 0 mode, Creative Sound Core3D 7.1 CH HD Audio brings astonishing sound experience to user. This is a rare, superior motherboard that brings all luxurious components together, delivering the highest level of performance.


 

  • newegg 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX Via PLX PEX 8747 Bridges "Full to the brim" is a bit of an understatement. ASRock X79 Extreme11 is a slot-happy motherboard, equipping with 7 PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, supporting up to 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX multi-GPU settings. To control them well, ASRock also employs the service of two PLX PEX 8747 chips to supply enough extra PCIe lanes to support everything. With the extra PLX silicon, users can run a four-card SLI/CrossFireX setup at full x16 PCIe 3.0 speed simultaneously.
  • newegg 8 SAS/SATA3 Controller From LSI SAS 2308 Controller The X79 Extreme11 is a premium motherboard using luxury material, applying high-class specification. ASRock X79 Extreme11 provides 10 SATA3 ports, 8 of which are SAS ports sourced from LSI SAS 2308 controller. Via LSI MegaRAID utility, users can get high transfer speed 3.8 GB/s through 8 SSDs in RAID 0 mode. Another added bonus is the Hardware RAID support. This really benefits users to fine tune their rig effortlessly.
  • newegg World-Class Sound Solution : Creative Sound Core3D Chip Onboard For audio aspect, the onboard Creative Sound Core3D quad-core sound and voice processor offers true-to-life sound experience, supports THX TruStudio PRO, CrystalVoice, EAX 1.0 to EAX 5.0 and Scout Mode. Another feature really stands out here is PHA (Premium Headset Amplifier). It provides wider bandwidth, higher slew rate with lower noise and distortion and supports up to 250 Ohm high-end headsets, which delivers crisper audio into the users ears.
  • newegg Luxurious Hardware Goodies There're lots premium hardware goodies on the board. Luxurious components include a heavy 24 + 2 power phase design, Dual-Stack MOSFET, Digi Power and Premium Gold Caps that delivers current to CPU Vcore more efficiently and smoothly. 8 DDR3 DRAM DIMMs that can be overclocked to extreme 2500+MHz.
  • newegg Feature-rich UEFI Options : Interactive UEFI, Easy RAID Installer New-in features of UEFI options are "Interactive UEFI" and "Easy RAID Installer". ASRock Interactive UEFI is a blend of system configuration tools, cool sound effects and stunning visuals. The unprecedented UEFI provides a more attractive interface and brings a lot more amusing. Easy RAID installer can help you install the RAID driver easily without floppy drive. It can copy the RAID driver from a support CD to your USB storage device with just one simple click in UEFI setup.
  • newegg XFast 555 Technology: XFast RAM / XFast LAN / XFast USB ASRock XFast 555 technology including XFast RAM, XFast LAN and XFast USB technology optimizes your user experience with unprecedented fast response and low latency. XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance. For Photoshop, It can even perform 5X faster than before. ASRock XFast LAN is a smart productivity tool to help you manage your priorities of internet applications, simplify your digital life and accomplish more. XFast USB technology boosts up the USB transfer to a new level enabling more data to be transferred in less time.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • John M.
  • 4/29/2014 3:18:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggssnipeap55

Pros: NONE. I do not own this motherboard, THANKS TO THE Almighty.
I do own the X79Extreme 9 and the X79Extreme 6.
Both boards are dead. For the 5th time in the last two years I will have to RMA X79Extreme 9 board.
I think it is time for asrock to pay for shipping both ways.

Cons: ASrock. For the 5th time I will have to RMA the X79 EXTreme9. Not only am I getting BSOD 3 to 4 times a day but the PCI express1 died. Hopefully asrock will send me a new motherboard this time, but I will not hold my breath.
For the last 2 years I have sent the X79Extreme 9 motherboard back to asrock 4 times with problems, asrock have sent me back the same motherboard with the same problems. I recently sent the X79Extreme 9 back to asrock, along with my CPU, Hard drive and my Memory and on the 21 of April 2014, I received the same motherboard back with the same issues. I WILL NEVER NEVER OWN another asrock product as long as I live. I would also recommend the same for everyone who is considering an asrock product. asrock DOES NOT HONOR WARRANTY.

Other Thoughts: I hate asrock products almost as much as I hate ups.
I will buy me another motherboard but you can bet it will NOT be asrock. In all of my life I have never seen a company ran as poorly as asrock.

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  • John M.
  • 4/22/2014 2:02:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggssnipeap55

Pros: NONE. I do not own this motherboard, THANK THE Almighty.
I do own the X79Extreme 9 and the X79Extreme 6.
Both boards are dead.

Cons: ASrock. For the last 2 years I have sent the X79Extreme 9 motherboard back to asrock 4 times with problems, asrock have sent me back the same motherboard with the same problems. I recently sent the X79Extreme 9 back to asrock, along with my CPU, Hard drive and my Memory and on the 21 of April 2014, I received the same motherboard back with the same issues. I WILL NEVER NEVER OWN another asrock product as long as I live. I would also recommend the same for everyone who is considering an asrock product. asrock DOES NOT HONOR WARRANTY.

Other Thoughts: I hate asrock products almost as much as I hate ups.
I will buy me another motherboard but you can bet it will NOT be asrock. In all of my life I have never seen a company ran as poorly as asrock.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear snipeap55,

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
For the returned mainboards, we always replace with another (same model) and fully tested to assure working fine before shipped to avoid back and forth shipping.
However, mainboard can be verified with its serial number for whether receiving the same mainboard.
If replacement mainboard still having same issue, please check the components and configuration related issue.
As always, we appreciate your purchase. Honest and constructive reviews are welcome.
If you have any technical issues please contact us at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp

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  • Steven B.
  • 1/26/2014 6:45:45 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUpdated reveiw.

Pros: Nice motherboard. I don't care to go in to detail, but after RMA and getting this thing set up I am very pleased with all the options, especially with storage and raid. This motherboard hopefully will be everything I thought it would be. I am going to put 6 120g SSD on raid 0, and 2 2g WD reds for backup and storage. Currently have 4 SSD in raid 10 with LSI controller and 2 SSD-120 for backups.

Cons: First board was defective, Asrock's reply to negative review out of touch with reality. It wasn't a user error, or trouble figuring out how to put it together. There were two screws left off of top heat-sink and when you do that heat-sinks come off. In my case pulled loose pulling a mosfet off of the board rendering it useless. Probably did run in the factory, they should check and make sure all attachments are in place.

Other Thoughts: You get what you pay for. Has all the bells and whistles

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  • Steven B.
  • 1/12/2014 6:53:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: looked good, LSI on-board, after I got the 2nd board really works as advertised, don't plan to overclock, but may test it. I usually buy Gigabyte and now wish I would have done so this time. About ready to say goodbye to Newegg. They replaced, but also sold it to me. I am sick and tired of companies saying it is the manufacturers fault.At least newegg did refund after I pd for 2 and sent 1 in.

Cons: DOA, expensive

Other Thoughts: New egg replaced. Should have done advance replacement, Asrock QC is lacking

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. ASRock mainboards are fully tested to assure that they're working before shipped.
Unfortunately, due to nature of electronic product, it can happen.
For the future reference, please trouble shoot the mainboard to check if its resolved.
Unplug the ATX power.
Remove the mainboard, place on top of mainboard’s box.
Clear the CMOS.
Check the mainboard’s CPU socket pins are normal (should be pointing same way and pattern).
Reseat the CPU with heatsink fan as well if socket pins are normal.
Test with single memory module on A1 slot (non-ECC, un-buffered) .
Reseat video card firmly and 6+6 power (if applied).
Plug the 24 pins + 8 or 4 pins ATX power.
Turn the power on (using onboard power button) to check if its post.
If you have any technical issues or warranty questions please contact us at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We can assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: user@ASRockamerica.com

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  • Nelson G.
  • 12/31/2013 10:42:57 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Motherboard!

Pros: Pros: Best motherboard in the world period! If you require more than 6 hard drives this is the board for you!

Cons: Make sure to fully read the manual! Setting this board up wrong can be disastrous.

Other Thoughts: It took me about a day to figure out the board. The board is FULLY loaded with features. Please plan out your design and make sure you have the correct case.

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  • RICHARD S.
  • 12/21/2013 7:27:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsWonderful socket LGA 2011 Motherboard

Pros: Very easy to set up and overclock. I have my 4960X running at 4.7 GHz and have stress tested it and it's rock solid. One more click to 4.8 and not so much.

Unlike others I quite like the BIOS and find it easy to use. I don't have a case speaker so whatever squeaks and squawks it may make I don't have to listen to them.

The quality of the board is A1, the components are A1, what more can I say. Able to take four video cards in SLI at 16x! This is a serious motherboard for the gamer and perhaps overclockers.

The color scheme is a plus for me, if pure black is a color scheme!

This is my first ASRock motherboard, so I was a little concerned. No need. I love it. I generally use a Gigabyte board, but they don't have one with eight memory slots, so ASRock it is. I left Asu* several years ago after getting three bad boards in a row.

The supplied software all works! This is a first I think. Love it.

Cons: Price is the only negative. If you don't want the LSI onboard RAID and 4 PCIE 16x slots, then I recommend the EVGA Black.

Other Thoughts: Highly recommended for the person that wants/needs the fastest thing that's not powered by a server CPU.

Next time I'm building, I will definitely have ASRock on my short list of what to look at.

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  • Gary P.
  • 12/1/2013 6:52:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFreeze frustration

Pros: When rendering video this board rocks. This board likes to work for a living. I've never had a problem with this board while under a load.

Cons: This board has a tendency to freeze when running low power programs like Word and Firefox. It's extremely frustrating. I've done research on the problem but have had no success in fixing it, and from the tech questions I'm seeing online about this same problem this is not an isolated problem.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize that you having difficulty with mainboard.
Please download and update the latest BIOS at link " http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/X79%20Extreme11/?cat=Download&os=BIOS " .
Set the UEFI BIOS default.
Test with single memory module.
Check the CPU and system are not overheating.
If you have any technical issues or warranty questions please contact our Tech Support at http://www.ASRock.com/support/tsd.asp. We can assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: user@ASRockamerica.com

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  • Gary B.
  • 10/7/2013 9:54:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsawesome board

Pros: I've been dwelling on buying this motherboard for a long time. I have read many bad reviews with people complaining about bent cpu pins but after receiving this I suspect operator error. My cpu pins were all perfect. I put off buying this because of this fear. I am glad that my fear was unwarranted.
My other concerns of course was the price of the board and the cpu I wanted. The board being $600 and the cpu $1069 that's a lot to spend on just two components. Well when I was able to buy a cpu for $475 I took the plunge on the board.
Looking closely at the board you can see the quality and engineering that went into this board. Every inch of real estate was used and it all looks top notch. One of the main reasons I wanted this board was all the sata ports on it. Unfortunately the 8 LSI ports are complicated to setup for a hardware raid not what I was expecting. I don't have the patience to setup this kind of raid. The other raid chip is easy to setup. I ended up in the end using windows 7 software raid. Even in hardware raid mode the boot time was very short compared to add in raid cards.
The bios has all kinds of setting and being able to use the mouse is great. I suggest before installing your os you play around and explore the bios. Overclocking is super easy but after some testing with Intel's burnin program I put it back to stock. I'll do more testing later but my best test result was at stock speeds. I only played with the cpu multiplier and never with the ram which I suspect was why stock cpu speed returned the best results.
I also found windows 8 installs without any concerns but since I really don't like windows 8 I uninstalled it and did windows 7. Windows 7 has problems installing. It will install ok until you try to use the disk that came with the board. The first 2 times I just did the automatic install less the chrome install and it failed. The computer would hang on shut down. The third try I manually installed each driver and rebooted after each. After all the drivers were installed I did windows update and everything worked great.
One of the other things that is different about this board is the ability to control the cpu and the fans from both bios and windows. I have water cooling and a very large case, Cosmos II, so fan control is important. At first boot the fans are full blast and very noisy. What I did was set all the fans in the bios to the lowest speed and then used the Asrock Overclocking program to better control speed and temp in windows.
Pay close attention to the manual when installing ram. The ram needs to be split up for quad speed. With the tape covering 4 of the ports on the left side I made the mistake thinking I needed to put my 4 sticks on the right side, WRONG!! Check the manual.
One of the cool features of the bios is the hardware info scanner. You roll your mouse over the picture of the board and it tells you what is installed there. Some are genetic and others are specific. Like my pcie OCZ SSD comes

Cons: Price
No thunderbolt

Other Thoughts: This is obviously not your everyday motherboard but if you want the best buy this thing!

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  • Peterson R.
  • 10/4/2013 8:36:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBEST BOARD FOR 3-WAY 4-WAY SLI

Pros: -Native pci-e 3.0 support with zero hacks needed. PCI-E x16 to all GPUs up to 4-way SLI delivers the best performance possible.

-CPU requires less voltage at 5ghz than my previous RIVE.

Cons: -price
-Asus has better bios support

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  • David R.
  • 10/1/2013 11:55:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsExtreme Awesomeness

Pros: - 7 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (2 x PLX PEX 8747 bridges),
- Support 4-Way SLI/CrossFireX in full x16 PCIe 3.0 speed
- 8 SAS2/SATA3 from LSI™ SAS 2308 PCIe 3.0 Controller
- Creative Sound Core3D 7.1 CH,
- Supports Premium Headset Amplifier
- Supports Quad Channel DDR3 2500+(OC)
- Broadcom PCIE Dual LAN with Teaming Function
- 8 USB 3.0 (4 Front, 4 Back),
- 10 SATA3 (2 from Intel® X79, 8 from LSI)
- Easy to use and Interactive UEFI, UEFI System Browser
- Easy UEFI for OC

Cons: OK, it's a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for. I listened to dozens of people that told me it was overkill. They were dead wrong. You sometimes do get what you pay for...

Other Thoughts: This board has been awesome for me. I have it configured with an i3770k @ 4200GHz w/ G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133, RAID 1 w/ 2TB srives an online hot spare 2TB, 120 GB SSD with Win 8 Pro. Watercooled. I've had rigs before where I run out of slots or ports. Not anymore... I'm looking forward to my next upgrade to the Z87 Extreme 11 Motherboard With Dual Thunderbolt Support And 22 SATA Ports when I'm ready to upgrade CPU's again.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear ASRock Customer

Thank you for your purchase and review. Your feedback is important to us. If you have any technical questions or warranty issues in the future please contact us at user@ASRockamerica.com. We can assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock SUPPORT
Tech Support Email: user@ASRockamerica.com

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