Intel DX58so Motherboard Review

February 22, 2010

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In the following video I will show a really nice Intel Motherboard from the extreme series of intel boards and it is the DX58so Motherboard. This motherboard goes for about $250, and while it is not cheap it is a great board to go with an i7 Processor.

 

 

Features and benefits

Form factor
ATX (12.00 inches by 9.60 inches [304.80 millimeters by 243.84 millimeters])

Processor
Click View supported processors for the most current list of compatible processors.
At product launch, this desktop board supports:

  • Support for a Intel® Core™ i7 processor in an LGA1366 socket

Memory

  • Four 240-pin DDR3 SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets
  • Support for DDR3 1600 MHz?, DDR3 1333 MHz?, DDR3 1066 MHz
  • Support for up to 16 GB? of system memory

Chipset

  • Intel® X58 Express Chipset

Audio
Intel® High Definition Audio subsystem in the following configuration:

  • 10-channel (7.1) Dolby Home Theater* Audio subsystem with five analog audio outputs and two S/PDIF digital audio outputs (coaxial and optical) using the Realtek* ALC889 audio codec

Video

  • Nvidia SLI* and ATI CrossFire* multi-GPU platform support enables two graphics cards to work together for ultimate 3D gaming performance and visual quality
  • Full support of next-generation ATI CrossFire* and Nvidia SLI*

LAN support
Gigabit (10/100/1000 Mbits/sec) LAN subsystem

Peripheral interfaces

  • Twelve USB 2.0 ports (8 external ports, 2 internal headers)
  • Six Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s ports, including 2 eSATA port with RAID support supplied by a Marvell* controller
  • Two IEEE-1394a ports (1 external port, 1 internal header)
  • Consumer IR receiver and emitter (via internal headers)

Expansion capabilities

  • One PCI Conventional* bus add-in card connectors (SMBus routed to PCI Conventional bus add-in card connector)
  • One primary PCI Express* 2.0 x16 (electrical x16) bus add-in card connector
  • One secondary PCI Express 2.0 x16 (electrical x16) bus add-in card connector
  • One PCI Express* 1.0a x16 (electrical x4) bus add-in card connector

Related products

Processors

  • Intel® Core™ i7 processor
  • Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition

Chipsets

  • Intel® X58 Express Chipset

 

 

 

WHERE YOU CAN BUY:

AMAZON.COM $219.99: http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Extreme-Tri-Channel-CrossFireX-Overclocking/dp/B001ISJONM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1266903306&sr=8-1

TIGERDIRECT.COM $229.99: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4240073&CatId=4070

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7 Responses to “Intel DX58so Motherboard Review”

  1. Yu Topper Says:

    I personally think 7.1 speakers are a waste of time. I’d go straight to line array speakers.

  2. Brandon Carter Says:

    i just leave munching and eating cheesecakes, they are tasty and yummy~~.

  3. Grafik Says:

    I know that GeForce is the best graphics card…

  4. Justin Campbell Says:

    i’d love to munch those very big cheesecakes, they are really tasty and sweet:~’

  5. Daisy Jackson Says:

    i’d love to munch those very big cheesecakes, they are really tasty and sweet;;,

  6. Michael Says:

    good motherboard, I’d buy myself a computer in

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