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Intel X38 to vastly exceed the P35, get SLI license.

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Originally Posted by Tony - The Tech Repository
Intel kindly invited me to the series 3 chipset launch...openly talking about over clocking was quite refreshing

Seems many are impressed with P35...fact is Intel a have put a huge amount of work into X38 over P35 for over clocking, so much so they have designated the chipset as unique away from the 35 line...so this chipset is the first purpose build over clocking monster we will see from them....for one I can NOT WAIT!!

PCIE 2.0, dual 16X, enhanced FSB and latency tweaking with a much improved memory controller all lead to a platform Intel hopes will destroy the enthusiast market...I for one know some have already run SLI on this chipset and seen 8 to 10% gains in speed over 680i with first revision silicon, so its looking real good for when NV give in and grant Intel a full SLI lisence

Late August is when the boards will launch...so if you can just wait a little longer and resist P35 you will have what looks to be the fastest platform available this year.

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http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=178

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As originally reported (speculated?) here, one of the golden desires of overclockers has been confirmed. News from Computex 2007, Taipei, shows Nvidia's SLI technology as a listed compatability. All hail the new king in town.
http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=176

These guys are Intel's little enthusiast puppets. Intel leaks all the goodies to them so that they can keep our mouths watering. The X38 + Penryn + 8900GTX SLI will be quite the performance system.
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I've waiting for this, even before this the rumors seemed to be this chipset would be a monster.


I'll take 2, tomorrow!
    
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ahhh! i dont want to have to wait longer to buy a new system!!! dangit..
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I've waiting for this, even before this the rumors seemed to be this chipset would be a monster.


I'll take 2, tomorrow!
Me too. I'll be one of the first in line to buy one.

But WHEN>>>>?!
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Good find.


This is all very exciting.

Out by christmas? XBX3 with a q6600 and another 8800 are on my list
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Me too. I'll be one of the first in line to buy one.

But WHEN>>>>?!
I have heard from Dailytech that the X38 will launch on the same day as the 1333Mhz FSB processors (E6X50 and Q6X50) which is on the same day as the price cut.

So hopefully late next month.
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So hopefully late next month.
I've heard July also. This chipset is gonna rock. The GTX's and XT's are gonna love it.
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Wait,

will the x38 support ddr2?
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I've heard July also. This chipset is gonna rock. The GTX's and XT's are gonna love it.
Yes. PCI Express 1.1 16x has 8GB/s of bandwidth. The X38 has PCI Express 2.0 16x, which has 16GB/s bandwidth. It also support 49 lanes of PCI Express goodness.

That is 16x by 16x by 8x by 8x by 1x. That would be equivalent to a 32x by 32x by 16x by 16x by 2x 680i motherboard.

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Wait,

will the x38 support ddr2?
Not officially. But many X38 motherboards have DDR2.
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If Gigabyte releases an X38 board at the same time I'll dump my P35 immediately. LoL
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