Supporting new Intel® Core™ i7 processors, the Intel® DX58SO Extreme Series Desktop Board combines the latest and most innovative technologies from the world leader in silicon innovation to unlock limitless possibilities. Offering nothing short of mind-blowing performance, the Intel® DX58SO Extreme Series Desktop Board pulls out all the stops in its quest to constantly deliver the thrill of new capabilities. Designed to be combined with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 and Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme Edition processors from Intel, this board sets a new standard in desktop computing and multitasking performance.
Unleash incredible new levels of brilliant performance
Designed to meet the needs of the most demanding users, the Intel® DX58SO Extreme Series X58 Desktop Board can run the most demanding applications and still achieve mind-blowing results. From editing HD video to running the most demanding next-generation applications, when performance is required, the Intel® DX58SO Extreme Series X58 Desktop Board delivers. This board combines the latest innovations from the leader in silicon technology to pull out all the stops. Recommended for anyone looking for outstanding performance and the ability to work and play at a whole new level.
Intel® Extreme Series Desktop Boards
Built to deliver extreme performance for workstation needs, hardcore gaming, media editing, and still offer significant headroom for future upgrades, Intel® Extreme Series Desktop Boards are the motherboards of choice for the truly hardcore who refuse to compromise when it comes to performance.
Choose Your Graphics: PCI Express 2.0 discrete graphics support
Choose your weapon with support for PCI Express 2.0 discrete graphics with two full speed x16 slots and one x4 (x16 mechanically compatible) slots. Support for both Nvidia or ATI single discrete graphics cards, the Intel® DX58SO Extreme Series Desktop Board also enables you to step up to ATI CrossFireX dual-graphics cards for the ultimate in 3D gaming performance and visual quality. This is the board of choice for those requiring significant graphics processing headroom.
Intel® Core i7™ Compatible
Maximize the performance of your Intel Extreme Series Desktop Board by capitalizing on its support for the latest quad-core technologies from Intel including the revolutionary new Intel® Core i7™ and Intel® Core i7™ Extreme Edition processors. Thanks to Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, these processors offer breakthrough performance headroom and performance with next-generation software applications. With more computing “brains”, new multi-core processing systems can run resource intensive games and multimedia applications simultaneously with ease.
Built to be tweaked and pushed to the limits, Intel Extreme Series Desktop Boards feature integrated and simple-to-use tools for overclocking and adjusting performance. Take advantage of automatic and manual performance tuning, hardware feedback, temperature and fan monitoring, and more. It’s easier than ever to overclock while keeping an eye firmly fixed on hardware stats. And because these boards are built to Intel’s exacting standards of quality, reliability and performance, you can push them to the limits with confidence. For performance enthusiasts looking to squeeze every last ounce of performance out of their hardware, Intel Extreme Series Desktop Boards provide a stable foundation for a benchmark-shattering system.
Advanced Technical Specifications:
* Processor Socket: LGA 1366
* Compatible Processor Types: Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme Edition
* Intel® QuickPath Interconnect: Connects to the processor for 25.6 GB/s maximum peak bandwidth
* Chipset Type: Intel® X58 Express
o Memory Slots: 4x240-pin
o Memory Standard: 1066/1333/1600 MHz DDR3
o Maximum Supported Memory: 8 GB
* Expansion Slots
o PCI Express 2.0 x16 connectors: 2
o PCI Express x1 connections: 1
o PCI bus connectors: 1
* Storage Devices
o SATA 3Gb/s: 6
o eSATA: 2
* Onboard Audio
o Audio Chipset: Intel® High Definition Audio
o Audio Channels: 8-channel (7.1) Dolby Home Theater
o S/PDIF Out: 2 digital audio outputs
o Audio Ports: 5 analog audio outputs
* Onboard Max LAN Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbits/sec
* Onboard USB: 12 USB 2.0 ports (8 external ports, 2 internal headers)
* Onboard IEEE 1394: 2 IEEE1394a ports (1 back panel connector, 1 header)
* Physical Specifications
o Form Factor: ATX
o Dimensions: 12 inches x 9.6 inches (304.80 mm x 243.84 mm)
* Additional Technologies: Two full-speed PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots, Intel® TurboBoost Technology, Intel® Fast Memory Access, Intel® Extreme Memory Profile supports overclocking beyond 1333 MHz, Dolby Control Center, Intel® Desktop Control Center and Exclusive Intel® Fault-Tolerant BIOS virtually eliminates downtime due to corrupted BIOS
* Warranty: 3 years