ASUS sent word out it will support AMD's next generation 140W Phenom processors with 10 motherboard series. Does anyone remember how the tale of the 150W Tejas chip from Intel turned out?
ASUS 140W CPU Ready Motherboards
Crosshair II Formula nForce 780a SLI
M3N-HT Deluxe/Mempipe nForce 780a
M3N-HT Deluxe/HDMI nForce 780a SLI
M3N72-D nForce 750a SLI
PRO GeForce 8300
M3N78-VM GeForce 8200
M3A32-MVP Deluxe 790FX/SB600
M3A78 PRO 780G/SB700
Here's what Asus have to say:
"ASUS today announced a wide range of high-performance AMD based motherboards are ready to support the upcoming 140W Phenom processors. These next generation AMD Phenom processors are equipped with blazing fast CPU core frequencies, and will provide unprecedented performance gains for thread-intensive games and applications.
ASUS is the first motherboard manufacturer to offer complete product lines supporting the new 140W powered AMD Phenom processors.
With support for AMD’s Socket AM2 and AM2+ CPUs, these motherboards are the perfect choice for enthusiasts and future proof. AMD OverDrive with unlocked processors will need motherboards that can handle these 140W processors. The above list is not exhaustive, and more 140W CPU ready ASUS motherboards are expected to be announced soon.