Dual CPU X58 motherboard pictured

Posted on Thursday, Oct 02 2008 @ 22:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
FUD Zilla published a photo of a X58-based dual-CPU server motherboard:
We've managed to get a picture of what should be one of the first boards of this kind and as you can see, it looks slightly different from the dual CPU Nehalem/Xeon boards we've seen so far. It only has four memory slots per CPU for starters, although only three can be used for triple-channel DDR3 and we're not sure if anyone will use the fourth slot.

As this is a server board it doesn't have the normal selection of slots and the design is quite different from what you'd expect when it comes to desktop boards and our understanding is that this board is meant for one of the big server manufacturers.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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