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When is intel x68 chipset and x79 chipsets coming out

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October 24, 2011 8:20:19 PM

when can you start buying the intel core i7 3960x and 3970x processors with x79 or x68 motherboard

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October 24, 2011 9:10:29 PM

I have never heard of an X68 chipset, we have released a Z68 chipset that supports our 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors. The X79 chipset based boards and our Enthusiast 2nd generation Intel Core processors; I would expect that you should see them well before Christmas.

Christian Wood
Intel Enthusiast Team
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October 24, 2011 9:58:47 PM

^ is the x79 a different socket? or the same socket with different chipset?
November 4, 2011 9:23:56 PM

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