The launch of the Intel X38 Express chipset occurred two weeks ago amidst a lot of early hype about its potential and performance improvements over previous chipsets. Not listed below is the chipset see Xeon chipsets which is compatible with Nehalem mainstream and high-end processors but does not claim core iX-compatibility. Western Raptor X GB. What’s more, the X38 retains support for DDR2, giving both board makers and buyers the option to stick with more affordable DDR2 memory technology until DDR3 prices begin their final descent from the stratosphere. The Series chipsets were introduced along with Coffee Lake processors, which use the LGA socket; the enthusiast model was released in the last quarter of , [61] the rest of the line will be released in Retrieved 5 November

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In fact, we can honestly say this chipset launch is just about the only blemish on Intel’s almost flawless product release schedule this year.

The MSI X38 Diamond is arriving next month will have tons of features in its flagship product, including a revised liquid Circu-Pipe heatpipe arrangement. It even boasts an embedded Linux OS that offers a quickbooting alternative to Windows for light web browsing and even Skype telephony.

Overclocking Update by Gary Key on October chjpset, 4: I can not OC this board at all.


Part of Situation Publishing. Joined Dec 29, Messages 0. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. At chipsett very least that makes them excellent candidates for overclocking enthusiasts. This does however put the new ASUS P5E3 Premium motherboard in a bit of an awkward position as it offers almost nothing that cannot be found on the P5E3 Deluxe, a board that has been available for quite some time now.

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As far as i’m aware thats correct. The Z68 chipset which supports CPU overclocking and use of the integrated graphics does not have this hardware bug. The high performance desktop hardware platform offerings from Intel will soon include the X38 chipset and after it the X48 will come with a number of innovative technologies that are rumored to include high speed DDR3 memory support along with some other improvements over the still unreleased X I believe you need to go up to the i7 before your performance really gets that much better.

Retrieved 31 October I have an E laying around and I’m looking for a decent motherboard that I can overclock for But its new X38 performance chipset is a little different. Both the X38 and X48 are guaranteed to be toast in You must log in or register to reply here.


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Western Raptor X GB. Our only reservation involves that age-old Intel bugbear, memory bandwidth. What a bullshit recommendations. However, Nvidia prefers to keep tight control on its competing SLI platform.

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inel If that sounds familiar it’s because Nvidia’s EPP initiative is pretty much identical. Retrieved from ” https: I have yet to really figure out what the difference is between the P5Q Deluxe and P5Q-Pro, but they are both P45 and you wouldn’t be disappointed with either. According to reports, it could be out in as little as one month. Straight out of the gates of Rome, Asus is due to extend its enthusiast favoured Republic of Gamers motherboards with the Asus Maximus.