Asus' P7P55D EVO Motherboard: Core i5 Finds A Home
The Core i5/P55 hardware has started rolling into our performance labs and we're getting our hands wet with it. Asus' first P55-based motherboard showed up earlier today, though, and we couldn't resist giving you an early preview of what the board will include when it hits store shelves on...
...Hello? Bestofmedia legal department? Oh, I can't say that? Bah, what a bunch of party poopers!
Well, I can promise you that we'll be seeing this hardware soon enough. In fact, we're close enough that if you've been in a holding pattern for your next mid-range platform, you might as well wait to see the real performance attributes of Core i5 and boards like this one: Asus' P7P55D Evo.
In the pages that follow, we'll take a trip around the platform to talk about the new LGA 1156 socket interface, a reversion to dual-channel memory, multi-graphics card support via PCI Express, and the possibility of 6 Gb/s SATA accompanying the upcoming launch.