Intel Introduces Desktop Board DX58SO2

The 'Extreme Series' motherboard leverages Core i7 processors for performance and bandwidth enhancements. By Admin

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Intel is touting its new Desktop Board DX58SO2 in the channel. The motherboard is designed to leverage the power of the company’s latest Core i7 processors, according to the chipmaker.

“With the Intel Desktop Board DX58SO2, Intel is breaking down barriers when it comes to the performance and bandwidth that gamers, digital media creators, and ultimate multitaskers need most,” says the company. Indeed, the Intel Desktop Board DX58SO2 provides performance improvements production and editing, as well as digital media rendering and real-time audio/video preview capabilities.

In addition, Phase Shedding Technology keeps the system performing in at an efficient optimum state. As such, the data throughput and support for the Intel Core i7 processor means greater numbers of applications run simultaneously, with less wait time.

 The board provides support of up to 12 threads of processing power, improved bandwidth, triple-channel DDR3 memory with 6 DIMM connectors, SATA 6.0 Gb/s, USB 3.0, and full support for ATI CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI technologies.

The Intel Desktop Board DX58SO2 sports an optimized eight-layer stack for signal speed enhancements and power delivery to critical components in order to “deliver more advanced performance tuning.”

“With superior graphics flexibility, gamers enjoy a smoother, more realistic experience,” states Intel in a press release.

Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (Intel XMP) is an expansion of the standard DDR3 memory specification, enabling a robust and stable solution for ultra-fast memory.

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