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[THW] ASRock P67 Transformer: P67 Gets LGA 1156 Compatibility

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Originally Posted by Toms Hardware View Post
Upgrading to Intel’s P67 will certainly require a new motherboard, but the fact that you won’t need a new CPU appears to be Intel’s dirty-little-secret. ASRock found the secret and exploited it, bringing next-generation performance to today’s processors.
Interesting........

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Edited by JaCkHoLe - 1/4/11 at 10:40pm
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interesting indeed
    
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Great info, nice to see ASRock get creative!
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Oh ASRock, always making crazy motherboards.
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The thing is though, Intel is powerful enough to delete ASRock from existence.
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post #7 of 28
ASRock is gonna get in trouble Haha

But very interesting. I've already linked a few mates to it.
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The thing is though, Intel is powerful enough to delete ASRock from existence.
ASRock is backed by Asus and Intel is only half their business so i don't think they care. Its obvious Intel allowed this for a reason. I think a majority of people upgrading their boards to p67 will want a new i5/i7 cpu anyways.
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post #9 of 28
ASRock is owned by Asus, so I doubt there will be any major blowback out of this.

Anyways, good to see them try new things. Though, I do remember to have heard about this story before.

Oh well.
post #10 of 28
This is a good board for those who can't really afford to make that full upgrade yet or for those looking for a new mobo with current 1156 CPUs.

It's not compatible with both 1155 AND 1156 chips. That would be interesting though.
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