For those of you who are waiting to upgrade to the next generation of processor the ivy bridge (desktop), the good news is that motherboards will go on sale in early April worldwide.

In fact, sources revealed that most have begun shipping orders to their distributors and are ready. They are mostly waiting for the green light.

As the board is backward compatible with existing LGA 1155 processors. You can use existing processor first on the new board.

The Z77 chipset supports 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, native support for the high-speed USB 3.0 interface and fast SSD caching with the Intel Smart Response Technology (SRT). The new Ivy bridge processors supports the new CPU core supports DX11 video and HDMI 3D Visual Interface for stereo content. With Lucid Virtu, it is able to tap the power of the embedded video for quicker compression and encoding of video.

So, will you be upgrading this April ?

* When quoting our news please quote us as OCWorkbench in full and not OCW. Thanks.


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