Intel DX58SO “Smackover” Motherboard


Intel DX58SO (codename “Smackover”) is one of the first socket LGA1366 motherboards for the forthcoming Core i7 processor that Intel will be launching, based on Intel X58 chipset with ICH10R south bridge chip. Let’s take a look at this motherboard and what you should expect from it.

Intel DX58SO SmackoverFigure 1: Intel DX58SO “Smackover” motherboard.

You are probably curious about the new socket LGA1366. On Figures 2 and 3 you can see it in details.

Intel DX58SO SmackoverFigure 2: Socket LGA1366.

Intel DX58SO SmackoverFigure 3: Socket LGA1366.

Author: Gabriel Torres

Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.

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