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jmke 18th March 2010 09:34

GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards Support Intel Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs
GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today proudly announced their entire X58 Series of motherboards now support Intel’s newly introduced Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs, enabling the industry’s most extreme level of processing power for gaming, computing enthusiasts and overclockers alike.

GIGABYTE has specially tuned the BIOS of their X58 Series motherboards to unlock the mind-blowing performance of Intel’s first 32nm 6 core CPU, featuring 12 processing threads and 12MB of L3 cache. With a simple BIOS upgrade that became available in 2009, users are able to take advantage of the Industry’s highest performing desktop CPU which is already shattering many overclocking records.

Kougar 19th March 2010 02:02

Gigabyte boards are also great at frying Core i7 920's. They have PCIe stability issues at 200+ Bclocks, and their vdroop is huge.

My next board will be ASUS. :rolleyes:

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