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Intel Core i7 Power Efficiency, Overclocking, and More Information

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.

Intel Core i7 Processors and Intel DX58SO X58 Motherboard Review

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.

ASUS P6T Deluxe OC Palm Edition Motherboard

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.

MSI X58 Eclipse Motherboard

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).

MSI P45 Diamond Motherboard

If you’re looking for a P45 motherboard, the MSI P45 Diamond is an excellent choice. The Intel chipset (Eagle Lake) based motherboard is laced with incredible features, and is compatible with mostLGA775 processors, like the Intel Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Celeron Dual Core, and Celeron.

ASUS Rampage II Extreme X58 Motherboard

As we all eagerly await the release of Intel’s Core i7 (Nehalem) processors, news is beginning to surface regarding the X58 motherboards. Thus far, the best performing motherboard seems to be the ASUS Rampage II Extreme, with is, of course, specifically designed for the Intel i7 processors.

ASUS G71 Quad-core Gaming Notebook

The ASUS G71 notebook was designed specifically for the gaming market. The machine emphasizes audio quality and video performance to offer a complete gaming experience. Features include an Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX9300, DDR3 RAM, dedicated NVIDIA graphics, and a Blu-ray optical drive.