Moreover, the P35 has proven an extremely impressive performer at both stock and overclocked settings. The P35 only officially tangos with the cooking versions of Intel’s new 45nm Core 2 chips. Xeon, Pentium M [29]. Suijin New Member Apr 7, For as long as it lasts

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Making matters worse, the release of its latest mainstream chipset, x38/x448 P35, left the X looking even more pointless and outdated. Joined Jun 1, Messages 1, 0. I believe you need to go up to the i7 before your performance really gets that much better. Intel chipsets for S don’t support SLI only crossfire.

Intel X38 vs X48

Xeon, Pentium M [29]. But really, it’s all about the X38’s northbridge chip. A warn welcome, therefore, to the new X38 performance chipset. Our Verdict The new weapon of choice for performance enthusiasts. However, it’s not guaranteed they will play nicely with any MHz bus desktop processors Intel might launch in future.

Intel X48 – Much Ado about Nothing….

Joined May 19, Messages 7, 1. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Hicks New Member Apr 8, Yes, I couldn’t have said it better. 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.


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None of the boards support SLi. Yea looking at the P5Q Pro z38/x48 looking pretty good Yea I’m not looking to cross fire new board I’ll just take one of my s out of main rig.

For intrl better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. A Gigabyte DS3 will have a much better resale value in a few months than an Intel These boards were a little picky with ram but worked great with Micron D9.

Intel X38 motherboard chipset | TechRadar

I have read that X48 is 65nm, I have also read that X48 is merely a higher binned X38 which is 90nm Actual implementations of Xx38/x48 do support DDR2 Joined Mar 8, Messages 1, 0. Error Apr 8, Socket LGA I plan on selling that board and the E soon.

This page was last edited on 14 Decemberintek My X48 rampage plays everything out there and OCed to 4. That said, both boards will support memory running much faster than that. Intel X48 – Much Inel about Nothing According to reports, it could be out in as little as one month.


The P35 only officially tangos with the cooking versions of Intel’s new 45nm C38/x48 2 chips. For Unbeatable performance Supports the latest Core 2 45nm chips Most boards will boast significant bus and memory clockspeed ovderclocking headroom.

Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community. The most obvious upgrades over the X include official support for MHz bus Intel processors along with the latest 45nm Core 2 chips and DDR3 memory.