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[NH] ASUS, Gigabyte ships X48 motherboards

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It seems that X48 motherboards are finally coming. After months of delay, without a really good explanation for it, ASUS and Gigabyte has started shipping X48 motherboards</U>.
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Sweet. Finally I can buy my GA-X48-DQ6. Now just waiting on Intels 45nm?
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post #3 of 7
These muppets have user reviews on X48 boards already but I think they just have a nerd in the store room making up product reviews for their store anyway.

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...=5&subcat=1050



post #4 of 7
so whats the conclusion on these against the x38's? anything amazing, or just a slight bump?
    
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Slight bump in performance over the X38. Biggest improvments is more up to date pwm from some maker's boards. The Asus P5E3 Premium has better mem and NB power management. Also the boards themselves have had a chance to get a little more refined; as others have said are basically the same layouts as the X38. The only downside I can see is that the X38s have had alot of time for bios updates and improvements. Its happened before that companies ditch a chipset if something newer is close so I hope that nothing else is released prior to Intels next "Tock" (major revision nehalem). Aside from the P45 boards but this should not affect X38, X48 boards.
    
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ill take a foxconn black ops myself and i cant wait!
    
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Going to wait for nehalem myself, The board I'm running will run every new stuff out (except PCIe 2.0) and lol I have 4 DDR2 slots and 2 DDR3 slots...so I'm happy until the new nehalem comes out hehe.
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