CPU Socket Area – Buyers of this board will (rightfully) get the full 8-DIMMs that the Quad Channel Sandy Bridge-E IMC supports
Renesas 20655 PWM Controller
The mini-gun themed heatsink over the MOSFETs
No sign of any possible accidental electrical shorts here, which we have seen fry CPUs in other boards
Low Temperature Booting Jumper
The 2 EPS 12v connectors give a hint of the board's overclocking pedigree
uP1618, 6+2 Phase Buck Controller
Voltage measuring points for the common things overclocker's care about
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