Intel unveils Dual Socket Extreme Desktop Platform

Enthusiast chipboard supports two Intel quad core processors and multiple graphics cards
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Users wanting to boost their PC rigs up to the very highest spec are bound to sit up and take notice at Intel’s latest unveiling of its Dual Socket Extreme Desktop Platform.

The new platform supports two Intel quad core processors, providing eight processors in total, and a choice of multiple graphics cards from either ATI or Nvidia.

 “When it comes to delivering innovation to the ultimate enthusiast, our new eight-core desktop platform is a winner,” senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Digital Home Group Jeff McCrea stated.

“The ground-breaking Intel Desktop Board D5400XS enables the flexibility to pair a variety of quad graphics solutions with two of our fastest desktop processors. The result is stunning PC performance.”

The estimated street pricing for the Intel Desktop Board D5400XS is $649, and the compatible Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX9775 is currently available for $1,499.

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