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Simply put, ASUS are wanting to combine two chipsets on one motherboard – the X58 socket 1366, and the X79 socket 2011. If we completely disregard the technical challenges this faces, it provides the interesting idea of something that might be possible in the future: You want to upgrade your machine to the latest chipset and processor. Rather than throw your old processor away or sell it on, you could buy a motherboard that lets you harness the power of the old processor and a new processor together, in some form of chimerism.

As for the technical challenges in producing such a product, I could reel off a whole list.
Source.

If madness has a name, it's this.

But it sure does make a guy dream. Imagine the possibilities. You could have one of the "systems" overclocked, and the other at stock, for media center purposes, or both overclocked for maximum performance. It would be interesting to look at a Bios from this board. Soooo many options.
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