— GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards Support Intel Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs —
— True Performance Powerhouse When Paired With GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards —

TAIPEI, Taiwan – March 17, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today proudly announced their entire X58 Series of motherboards now support Intel’s newly introduced Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs, enabling the industry’s most extreme level of processing power for gaming, computing enthusiasts and overclockers alike.
GIGABYTE has specially tuned the BIOS of their X58 Series motherboards to unlock the mind-blowing performance of Intel’s first 32nm 6 core CPU, featuring 12 processing threads and 12MB of L3 cache. With a simple BIOS upgrade that became available in 2009, users are able to take advantage of the Industry’s highest performing desktop CPU which is already shattering many overclocking records.
GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards

To download the latest BIOS to enable support for the Intel Core i7-980X, please visit your motherboard product page at the GIGABYTE website: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Default.aspx


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  1. What they won’t tell you is that their motherboards will still be shipping with an old firmware. So if you buy one of these boards new and an i7-980x to install in it, you’re SOL.

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