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TWEAKTOWN EXCLUSIVE CoolIT just gave us the heads up that later today they will be announcing the high-end Boreas MTEC ST cooler and case combo and more affordable PURE ST standalone cooler - you get a first look at it here right now



Both of these cooling products are designed specifically for the Intel Skulltrail enthusiast gaming platform that was released in February this year. Skulltrail D5400XS motherboards are based on Intel’s 5400 “Seaburg†workstation chipset and support two 45nm based Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 processors operating at 3.2GHz with 1600MHz QDR bus speed. It is also the only Intel chipset based motherboard that officially supports SLI and Quad SLI at that.



CoolIT clearly realise that it’s a total beast of a system as well and designed the Boreas MTEC ST and PURE ST for users looking for not only quiet computing but also of course for those looking to push well past the factory CPU clock speed



The first is a cooler and case (Silverstone TJ07 chassis) combo specifically chosen for this platform. Boreas MTEC Chassis ST will set you back $899 as a combo. The PURE ST will set you back $269 for the cooler, which doesn't pack quite as much punch as the Boreas MTEC ST



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Why.....

They need to release Skulltrail types with DDR3 RAM... Not some bullcrap FB-DIMM.......
    
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Why.....

They need to release Skulltrail types with DDR3 RAM... Not some bullcrap FB-DIMM.......
Just wait for Nehalem skulltrails, then things will get scary.
    
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Just wait for Nehalem skulltrails, then things will get scary.
Not if they keep using Buffered/ ECC RAM... that stuff is SLOOOOWWWW

This is an Enthusiast board, no? Who cares for redundant RAM... We need every .1933 FPS we can squeeze from every program! Seriously though, the slow RAM is also expensive for no reason.

If they make Dual Nehalem / Tripple Channel DDR3, Quad GPU solutions.... THAT will be off the chain, I hear new CPus are supposed to hit 16 cores (I think...)
    
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Not if they keep using Buffered/ ECC RAM... that stuff is SLOOOOWWWW

This is an Enthusiast board, no? Who cares for redundant RAM... We need every .1933 FPS we can squeeze from every program! Seriously though, the slow RAM is also expensive for no reason.

If they make Dual Nehalem / Tripple Channel DDR3, Quad GPU solutions.... THAT will be off the chain, I hear new CPus are supposed to hit 16 cores (I think...)
The CPU's will at the very least have 8 threads each (2 per core).

The Nehalem will be DDR3, no more FB-Dimm's.
    
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Free, they HAVE to use FB-DIMMs. Something about the 771 chips needing to communicate and FB-DIMMs are the only ones that can provide that...I think.

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Can somebody explain what Skulltrail is?
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WIN for CoolIt, a local company here in Calgary. They have come out with some pretty sweet stuff. Good post!
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Can somebody explain what Skulltrail is?
Intel Skulltrail is a dual-CPU, Crossfire, and SLI ready E-ATX motherboard.
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Free, they HAVE to use FB-DIMMs. Something about the 771 chips needing to communicate and FB-DIMMs are the only ones that can provide that...I think.

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Skulltrail is just a server chipset with SLI and overclocking support. Intel didn't make any drastic changes to the existing server chipset. Therefore, FB-DIMM support remains for now.
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