On the launch day of Intel's socket LGA-1156 platform, when some of the first Intel Core i5, Core i7 "Lynnfield" hit stores along with compatible motherboards, MSI is planning a massive 55% discount on two of its top motherboards based on the supportive Intel P55 chipset. Included in the sale will be the high-end MSI P55-GD80 and upper-mid range P55-GD65.
Carrying an original MSRP of £139.99, the P55-GD65 can be had for as little as £63, while the P55-GD80 with its MSRP of £189 for a mere £85.5. The sale will run only on launch day, which is expected to be on this September 8. Some of the participating retailers include SCAN, Ebuyer, CCL and OverclockersUK. Purchases will be limited to one unit per customer.