Since the hi-end Intel LGA 2011platform has passed more than four months, and during that time rangeof motherboards based on chipset Intel X79 Express, presented on theUkrainian market has grown considerably. Manufacturers strive tobuild its product range so as to offer products for all categories ofusers, from gamers and overclocking enthusiasts to professionaldesigners, developers, and others, as well as owners of theproductive home workstations
It is clear that not all owners ofsystems-based family of processors Intel Sandy Bridge-E plan toseriously overclock the CPU and memory, and many users are limited toonly regular modes. For this category of users almost all the majorpartners of Intel has in its range of relatively low-cost solutions,which cost about $ 250.
More recently, we became acquaintedwith the "affordable" motherboard based on Intel X79Express from companies ASRock and Gigabyte , but today in our testlab got a motherboard MSI X79A-GD45 which is another attractiveproposition for demanding users who choose relatively low-cost basisfor building a modern productive systems based on Intel Core i7processors in LGA 2011.
Taking into account that the MSIX79A-GD45 is positioned as a solution with a good ratio betweenprice and capabilities, we do not expect to find bundled with theboard a large number of accessories that are known to be moreexpensive product in general. However, the package includeseverything needed to build a modern productive system even with twographics cards and an array of several drives: