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X58 In 2010: Four LGA 1366 Boards With USB 3.0 And SATA 6Gb/s
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X58 Express Motherboard Features
 ASRock
X58 Extreme3
Asus
P6X58D-E
Gigabyte
X58A-UD3R
Gigabyte
X58A-UD7
PCB Revision1.051.00G1.01.0
ChipsetIntel X58 ExpressIntel X58 ExpressIntel X58 ExpressIntel X58 Express
Voltage RegulatorEight Phases16 PhasesEight Phases24 Phases
BIOSP1.40 (03/26/2010)0204 (04/09/2010)F5 (03/11/2010)F6 (03/11/2010)
133.3 MHz BCLK133.3 MHz (+0.0%)133.6 MHz (+0.45%)133.0 MHz (-0.25%)133.0 MHz (-0.25%)
Clock GeneratorICS 9LPRS140CKLFICS 9LPRS918JKLFICS 9LPRS914EKLFICS 9LPRS914EKLF
Internal Interfaces
PCIe x163 (x16/x16/x4)3 (x16/x16/x1, x16/x8/x8)4 (x16/x0/x16/x0,
x16/x0/x8/x8,
x8/x8/x8/x8)
4 (x16/x0/x16/x0,
x16/x0/x8/x8,
x8/x8/x8/x8)
PCIe x1/x41/01/02/02/0
Legacy PCI2211
USB 2.02 (4-ports)2 (4-ports)2 (4-ports)2 (4-ports)
IEEE-13942 (4-ports)111
Serial Port1NoneNoneNone
Parallel PortNoneNoneNoneNone
FloppyYesNoneYesYes
Ultra-ATA 1331 (2-drives)None1 (2-drives)1 (2-drives)
SATA 3.0 Gb/s6688
SATA 6.0 Gb/s2222
4-Pin Fan2222
3-Pin Fan2344
FP-AudioYesYesYesYes
CD-AudioYesYesYesYes
S/PDIF I/OOutput OnlyOutput OnlyOutput OnlyBoth
Power ButtonYesYesNoYes
Reset ButtonYesNoNoYes
CLR_CMOS ButtonJumper OnlyNoNoNo
Diagnostics PanelNumericPass/Fail LEDsPass/Fail LEDsNumeric
I/O Panel Connectors
P/S 22222
USB 2.06 (1 shared w/eSATA)46 (2 shared w/eSATA)6 (2 shared w/eSATA)
USB 3.02222
IEEE-13941122
NetworkSingleSingleSingleDual
eSATA1 (Shared with USB)None2 (Shared with USB)2 (Shared with USB)
CLR_CMOS ButtonYesYesYesYes
Digital Audio OutOptical + CoaxialOptical + CoaxialOptical + CoaxialOptical + Coaxial
Digital Audio InNoneNoneNoneNone
Analog Audio6666
Mass Storage Controllers
Chipset SATA6 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s6 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s6 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s6 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s
Chipset RAID Modes0, 1, 5, 100, 1, 5, 100, 1, 5, 100, 1, 5, 10
Add-In SATAMarvell 9128 PCIe
2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s*
1 x eSATA 6.0 Gb/s*
(*1-Port Shared)
JMB362 PCIe
2 x eSATA 3.0 Gb/s
Marvell 9128 PCIe
2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
Marvell 9128 PCIe
2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
JMB363 PCIe
2 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s
JMB362 PCIe
2 x eSATA 3.0 Gb/s
Marvell 9128 PCIe
2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
JMB363 PCIe
2 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s
JMB362 PCIe
2 x eSATA 3.0 Gb/s
Add-In Ultra ATAMarvell 9128 PCIeNoneJMB363 PCIeJMB363 PCIe
USB 3.0NEC D720200F1NEC D720200F1NEC D720200F1NEC D720200F1
IEEE-1394VT6308S PCI
2 x 400 Mb/s
VT6308P PCI
2 x 400 Mb/s
TSB43AB23 PCI
3 x 400 Mb/s
TSB43AB23 PCI
3 x 400 Mb/s
Gigabit Ethernet    
Primary LANRTL8111DL PCIe88E8056 PCIeRTL8111D PCIeRTL8111D PCIe
Secondary LANNoneNoneNoneRTL8111D PCIe
Audio
HD Audio CodecVIA VT2020ALC889ALC889ALC889
DDL/DTS ConnectUnspecifiedUnspecifiedDolby Digital LiveDolby Digital Live
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