Earlier this year, we had a look at INTEL’s Core i7 980XE CPU which was quite the spectacle being that it was the company’s first six core processor. On the other hand, the launch for Intel’s Core i7-990XE was seemed like one of the quietest launches ever. But we have it here now and we also have their revision to the original X58 Extreme Series motherboard, the DX58SO “Smack Over”. They call it the “Smack Over 2? and this latest revision carryes USB 3.0 and SATA3. Let’s see how the new revisions fair in today’s hot X58 motherboard and CPU market!
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips