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http://www.anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=2848&p=1

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We asked Asus, MSI, Gigabyte, ECS, DFI, Abit, and Biostar which of their boards would support Kentsfield, and which BIOS revision was required for that support. We received replies from everyone except Abit, but DFI said it would be a few days until they could provide this information.

The rest of the companies provided a list of Kentsfield compatible motherboards, but some of the lists raised more questions than they answered. Some of the models will be familiar to readers as boards they can currently buy, but look very closely. Some of the Kentsfield compatible boards will be new revisions that will be released in October/November
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post #2 of 12
long list for Asus and Gigabyte
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post #3 of 12
Nice, Kentsfield comes out November presumably?
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post #4 of 12
This one is showing a lot of promise for the higher OC's with Kentsfield -- ASUS P5W64 WS
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post #5 of 12
Yeah but for Gigabyte they are all Rev. 2 boards, slated for release in mid-october.

Some of the Rev. 1 boards will work, but I guess most probably won't.
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post #6 of 12
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I guess im just gonna keep my MOBO Kentsfield and Crossfire support
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post #7 of 12
Slade I think you might appreciate this puppy:

ASUS P5W64 WS -- vCore of 1.70 with no vDroop in fact it overvolts

http://www.hothardware.com/viewartic...leid=869&cid=3
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by Sdumper
Slade I think you might appreciate this puppy:

ASUS P5W64 WS -- vCore of 1.70 with no vDroop in fact it overvolts

http://www.hothardware.com/viewartic...leid=869&cid=3
wow! thats a nice board. I might consider this one also Now i have 2 choices..Asus P5W64 WS or Abit AW9 max
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post #9 of 12
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Hey Sdumper the board that you showed me is really good. The XS guys Has it running 475 FSB with no MODS and the other guy hit 495 FSB on water

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post #10 of 12
Hmm, so it looks like I'll have to wait and see if a BIOS update can bring my mobo Kentsfield support.
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