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MSI Introduces X58 Pro Motherboard

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MSI, the world’s leading motherboard manufacturer, today announced its most affordable one of X58 motherboard, X58 Pro. It offers an innovatively new architecture that adopts the latest Intel X58 Express chipset that supports the latest Intel Core i7 processor, along with ultra-high bandwidth QPI (Quick Path Interconnect) transmission system and high-speed 3-channel DDR3 memory, resulting performance so extreme that has ever seen in motherboards. X58 Pro also has utilized the Gen.2 DrMOS, which introduced exclusively by MSI since the P45 series, improving its power efficiency more than 93% to bring best performance.

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This is a value offering. It is priced at $190 and competes with the Gigabyte EX58 UD3R.
 
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does this also support SLI?
 

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Nope
 

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No SLI. You get three slots for CrossFireX, that do x16/x16/NC or x16/x8/x8. If you're planning for ATI cards, this is a great board for its price.
 

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Yet ANOTHER x58 board. ALL LGA1366 boards on the market are x58. I want to see another chipset.
 
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Yet ANOTHER x58 board. ALL LGA1366 boards on the market are x58. I want to see another chipset.
You have to wait until 2009Q4 (intel P55)
 

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pwnt
 
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Isn't this like there 3rd x58 motherboard?
 

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Isn't this like there 3rd x58 motherboard?
Fourth.

X58 Platinum, X58 Platinum SLI, and X58 Eclipse SLI before this. Next is X58 Eclipse PLUS.
 
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Fourth.

X58 Platinum, X58 Platinum SLI, and X58 Eclipse SLI before this. Next is X58 Eclipse PLUS.
Wow. This is way to much, I think just at least 2 would be fine to have to choose from.
 

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Wow. This is way to much, I think just at least 2 would be fine to have to choose from.
ASUS has seven to choose from: P6T, P6T Deluxe, P6T Deluxe V2, P6T Deluxe OC Palm, Rampage II Extreme, P6T6-WS Professional, and P6T6-WS Revolution.

Gigabyte has six: GA-EX58 UD3R, GA-EX58 DS4, GA-EX58 UD4, GA-EX58 UD4P, GA-EX58 UD5, and Gigabyte GA-EX58 Extreme.

MSI is relatively simpler with its lineup.
 
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Heh, don't tell them to make less! ;)

It took Asus 6 models to get to the one that I like (P6T6 WS Rev).
 
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ASUS has six to choose from: P6T, P6T Deluxe, P6T Deluxe OC Palm, Rampage II Extreme, P6T6-WS, P6T6-WS Revolution.

Gigabyte has six too: GA-EX58 UD3R, GA-EX58 DS4, GA-EX58 UD4, GA-EX58 UD4P, GA-EX58 UD5, Gigabyte GA-EX58 Extreme.

MSI is relatively simpler with its lineup.
:wtf: I just noticed that.
 
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finally a "cheap" i7 board
 

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Brown PCB is brown... :wtf:
 
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seems not like old x48 , the msi neo was great , i see when it was this mobo win in tomshardware overclock champion