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Old 09-08-09, 10:03 PM
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'Gulftown' May Not Require New Motherboards

Good news for current i7 owners. Upcoming Gulftown processors should be supported.

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Old 09-08-09, 10:08 PM
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Although the CPUs may be compatible with the motherboard, I reckon these new CPUs may be out of the reach of the vast majority of 920 owners =P
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Old 09-08-09, 10:10 PM
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Although the CPUs may be compatible with the motherboard, I reckon the new CPUs may be out of the reach of the vast majority of 920 owners =P
Hmm, maybe. There are rumours that these Gulftowns will be EE only, but I can't see that happening.
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Old 09-08-09, 10:18 PM
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is there is any info on the compatability list of mobo's and if the FSB drops on non-standerd MOBOs I.E ones that need a bios update,like the way THE amd chips has a drop in the HTlink from 5200-2000Mhz??
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Old 09-08-09, 10:23 PM
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is there is any info on the compatability list of mobo's and if the FSB drops on non-standerd MOBOs I.E ones that need a bios update,like the way THE amd chips has a drop in the HTlink from 5200-2000Mhz??
Nothing is confirmed yet, once it is, I'll be sure to post or update this thread
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Old 09-08-09, 10:28 PM
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Old 09-08-09, 10:29 PM
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Hmm, maybe. There are rumours that these Gulftowns will be EE only, but I can't see that happening.
Hmm, I couldn't see much sense in that, as these are designed for servers, so extreme editions would seem a little out of place, with wanting servers to be as stable as possible =S
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The official Intel presentation says EE only. So it's gonna be the thick end of 900 notes.

Hmmm.
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Thank god, Tom did me that lovely build with the Asus R2E and block

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