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  • EVGA X58 SLI LE Motherboard Review
  • EVGA X58 SLI LE Motherboard Review


    Included Goodies

    As with most low cost motherboards the included goodie package is somewhat muted.  That's not to say you don't get anything with your motherboard, in fact you get just enough to get you up and running out of the box.
    In case the 8 provided USB ports was not enough you can get an additional 2 and single Firewire connection with the included bracket.  You also get 2 SATA2 cables complete with cable locks.  This is quite nice since most motherboard packages still include the traditional SATA cables without the locks.
    The ATX cover plate is actually very unique.  Not only is it made from high quality metal but is also padded on the back.
    Driver CD and single language manual are also included along with a quick start guide.  The quick start guides are pretty cool, maybe in the future companies can start printing a poster on the back so we can start hanging them up on the wall.
    One of the major features of the EVGA X58 LE is the ability to actually run triple SLI out of the box and to do that effectively you need to have the proper bridges.  Well EVGA has come thru and includes 3 different types of SLI bridges.  The single is for standard 2 card SLI.  The larger bridge modules are for triple SLI with and without a dedicated PhysX card.