From MSI & Newegg:
MSI’s X79A-GD65 (8D) is based on Intel’s latest X79 chipset supporting the Core i7 processors in LGA2011 socket. The X79A-GD65 (8D) features 8 memory DIMMs that supports maximum memory capacity up to a staggering 128GB! For superior quality and stability, it adopts Military Class III components, such as DrMOS II – the next generation of DrMOS with improved double thermal protection. The X79A-GD65 (8D) also features the latest PCI Express Gen 3 bus and MSI’s proprietary Click BIOS II for maximum performance and user convenience. When taking into account other advanced technologies such as OC Genie II, 3-Way NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX, THX TruStudio PRO sound, Multi-BIOS II and Super Charger, MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) is simply the best choice for enthusiasts!