Support Intel LGA 1366 for Core i7 Processors/Only new version X58B-A3 SLI Support Intel Gulftown Series Processors
The Black Series X58B-A3 SLI "Nehalem" Motherboard with LGA 1366 socket support for Intel's all new "Core-i7" processors, which has a QPI bus speed of 6.4GT/sec; as well as 6x Tri-channel DDR3 DIMM slots which support up to 24GB of DDR3 memory. The 2x16 PCI Express 2.0 slots is ready for ATI CrossFire Technology. Its onboard 6x SATA II ports equipped with Intel Matrix Storage Technology and RAID 0, 1, 5, and 0+1 compatibility plus the 2x E-SATA connectors offer plenty of storage capabilities. The rear port has a unique clear-CMOS button for convenience as well as a single IEEE 1394 port and 6x USB ports. Use of Solid State Capacitors throughout the board add both durability and longevity. Complete with GigaLAN and Realtek 8CH HD Audio, the X58B-A3 SLI brings OC tweaking through M.I.B Overclocking utility essential for enthusiasts. Definitely your choice of performance motherboard for Intel's Core-i7 CPU.