Intel has been well-deserving of respect in the PC hardware industry since the introduction of the first Core microarchitecture, and their new Nehalem (Core i7) processors continue the trend of high performance that Intel has established. The Core i7 processors are a significant release, especially important to those working in video editing, video encoding, and 3D rendering.
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The technology industry and enthusiasts alike are buzzing about the soon-to-be-released Core i7 CPUs from Intel. Discussions are abundant for questions like “should I upgrade my computer?” After all, the Intel Core i7 processors promise unparalleled efficiency and performance.
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ASUS offers another option for enthusiasts with an eye on the new Core i7 processors, the ASUS P6T Deluxe OC Palm Edition motherboard. It is marketed as a fully loaded 1366 motherboard that offers unique features not found on other competing boards.
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The MSI X58 Eclipse motherboard is the next up for Intel’s Core i7 (Nehalem) processors. As with all LGA1366 X58 motherboards, it fully supports up to 24GB of triple channel, DDR3 RAM. The motherboard also boasts APS (Active Phase Switching), Drive Booster, and D-LED 2 (which displays debug messages during boot and system status messages during operation).