Totally Intel equipped the DX79SI with six angled SATA ports which should be enough for any High-End PC or gaming system. You'll also find practical onboard power- and reset-buttons and there even is a debug display which would be very useful if you should once have issues with one of the components in your system.
Totally you'll find four fan header on the Intel DX79SI which is enough, to provide a well equipped midrange or high-end-system with fresh air. The fanheaders are located around the CPU socket as well as at the bottom edge of the mainboard.
Looking at the external connectors directly at the back-panel Intel equipped their DX79SI with four USB 3.0/2.0 ports, one FireWire port, two Intel gigabit ethernet ports, an optical out as well as an analogue audio panel. Furthermore there also is a back to BIOS switch.
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|Page 2 - Specs and Delivery||Page 10 - SiSoft Sandra 2|
|Page 3 - Layout||Page 11 - Super Pi / wPrime|
|Page 4 - Connectors and I/O||Page 12 - Games|
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