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  • Foxconn Quantum Force X48 BlackOps Motherboard Review
  • Foxconn Quantum Force X48 BlackOps Motherboard Review


    Included Goodies

    Foxconn has always been known for their lavish goodie package when it comes to high end motherboards.  The Winfast NFPIK8AA is an excellent example of this given the high quality cardboard box and plethora of cables and external connectors.  Well the BlackOps takes this trend and makes it even better.

    In fact there are so many things we’re just going to show them to you.
    Here are some cooling related items,  The black tube is an extension tower for the Northbridge that is used for extreme cooling with LN2 or Dry Ice.  The included 120mm fan comes in handy when you're benchmarking and need to blow some cool air over your memory and/or video cards.
    Another rather unique item found in the BlackOps box of goodies is this handy motherboard mounting tray.  This little gem is a portable motherboard stand for benchmarking and troubleshooting.  The bag of brass standoffs come in 2 sizes.  One set for the motherboard and the other to provide room between the tray and your tabletop.
    You may be asking yourself what’s the deal with the variable resistors??  Well as my contact at Foxconn says, “they are a gift, what good is having a top end motherboard that is limited by standard voltage video cards".