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Intel to Launch X38 on September 9

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Although the initial plan was to introduce the new high-end X38 chipset at the end of September, Intel's new silicon chip is up to the task even earlier, and a new release date has actually been announced. AMD will launch Barcelona on September 10 and Intel is simply going to get the upper hand and launch the X38 on September 9. Motherboards powered by the X38 are expected to hit the stores early next month.

Source: TechConnect Magazine
 

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x38 means 128-bit right?
 
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128bit lol the only windows what are 128bit are severs
 

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This is great!
I just hope they have a DDR2 X38 board on launch day.
 
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X38 means pure 16x + 16x CrossFire Support in the first place!
 

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And don't forget about SLi!
 
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SLi on an Intel platform?
 

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SLI was a mistake made at the last computex, its still not supported on the x38 boards apparently.

But i love this marketing from Intel, they sure know how to spoil an AMD party now :toast:
 
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Just in time for the Christmass Rush...SWEET!!
 

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as much as I hate to say it, you are right. Readying a new chipset the day before Amd releases the heralded barcelona onto the masses ::drool::

not that the chipset is marvelous, though I like the ungodly amounts of pcie lanes, crossfire, and other features, except pure DDR3 only...
 
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Great :toast::toast::toast::toast:
 

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#15
Pardon my noob question, I've never dealt with Crossfire or SLI before. "Pure 16x + 16x", what was it before, and is using two ATI cards going to become ultra effective all of a sudden as opposed to before whatever it was?
 

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Um... AMD is releasing the Barcelona which is a server processor.... What the hell does that have to do with a gaming/enthusiast motherboard from Intel?