Intel X38 chipset launch on September 9?

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 22 2007 @ 20:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
OC Work Bench heard that Intel is planning to release the X38 chipset on September 9.
Intel X38 chipset targets end desktop market and is to replace the old 975X chipset. Intel X38 chipset is the highest end chipset in the Intel line, one level above the P35 chipset. The X38 chipset supports PCI Express 2.0 standard and Crossfire in Dual PCIe x16 configuration.

Boards based on X38 chipset supports DDR3 memory ensuring compatibility with SPD extensions called XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles). A software utility that comes with X38 will also be included for overclocking.
The first X38-based motherboards should be available shortly thereafter for +$200.


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