Intel DX58SO motherboard test. This review is going to cover the basics of Intel's X58 mainboard chipset. The key features of course bringing support to QPI, triple-channel memory and Socket 1366 thus Core i7 processors. the mainboard used is Intel's reference Extreme DX58SO motherboard.
Though this is the Intel reference motherboard that shows off some really impressive performance and features, it's also a motherboard full of compromises in design. Today we take a look at it and in the coming week or two, we'll look at the X58 chipset.