Pentium 4-M, Celeron, Celeron D. That strikes us as particularly petty on Nvidia’s part, and while it blunts some of the X48’s appeal, CrossFire has matured into a viable and in some cases preferable alternative to SLI. This page was last edited on 17 October , at Reproduction in whole or in part, in any form or medium, without express written permission of HotHardware. Intel SSD p Review: The Z68 chipset which supports CPU overclocking and use of the integrated graphics does not have this hardware bug. Rumours of X48’s arrival such a short time after X38 has put people off, yet, there’s still no firm date for X48’s official release – it was slated for early December and now some say January, while others say February.

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MSI X38 Diamond preview. Affordable, Dead-Silent Media Streaming. X38 concentrated on DDR3 – Intel and memory manufacturers are pushing this massively because it’s easier to design for and everyone making DDR2 memories is seeing red right now because prices have fallen through the floor.

Intel X48 chipset to ditch DDR 2? • The Register

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Intel X48 chipset to ditch DDR 2? Taking all 4×8 this into account, it’s made X38 boards we’ve expected to be awesome, look very much average.

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Alienware Area R5 Review: Powerful, Affordable Workstation Graphics. Lenovo Smart Display Review: About us Who we are Under the hood Contact us Advertise with us. However, despite working with Nvidia to bring SLI support to its Skulltrail platformIntel’s desktop chipsets remain locked out of the green team’s multi-GPU rendering scheme.

Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop Review: That strikes us as particularly petty on Nvidia’s part, and while it blunts some of the X48’s appeal, CrossFire has matured into a viable and in some cases preferable alternative to SLI.


X48 left, X38 right – read the last three letters of the top line.

Intel X48 – Much Ado about Nothing

Socket LGA Clinging To Windows 7? Based on our own experiences overclocking a couple of X38 boards to front-side bus speeds of MHz and higher, we’d wager there are plenty of X38 chips up to the task of a mere MHz. One might also stop chipsey point out that DDR3 is chipseg only memory technology listed in the diagram twice, to be exact.

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Origin PC Chipwet Review: Of course, a lack of official information from Intel about the chipset only propagated the continuing rumors around the X48 and the apparent demise of the X38 in short order. Totally Cool Cans For Gamers. Straight out of the gates of Rome, Asus is due to extend its enthusiast favoured Republic of Gamers motherboards with the Asus Maximus.