Nvidia license SLI to Intel X58 Motherboards
"Nvidia have announced a partnership with Intel allowing SLI on Intel X58 boards."
Published: 11th February 2009 | Source: Nvidia |
Nvidia SLI Technology Now Available For Intel Branded X58 Motherboards
Intel has licensed Nvidia SLI technology allowing it to be included on the Intel DX58SO "Smackover" motherboard. Because of this customers with an Intel X58 based motherboard have the opportunity to equip their i7 system with any combination of Nvidia GPUs, up to Quad SLI.
The result of today’s announcement is that Nvidia SLI technology is now available for all PC platforms, including the Intel Core i7, Intel Core 2 Quad and the Intel Core 2 Duo processors, as well as those based on the AMD Phenom II CPU.
As well as providing industry leading graphics performance, Nvidia GeForce GPUs also provide gamers with additional capabilities that are not found on any other graphics solutions. These include Nvidia PhysX technology for deeper gaming immersion, Nvidia 3D Vision technology which allows for true stereoscopic 3D gaming, and support for CUDA, Nvidias revolutionary architecture that harnesses the power of your Nvidia GPU to speed up applications and tasks such as video encoding, physics calculations, and the playback of High Definition media.
Clem Russo, VP and General Manager of Channel Desktop Platform Group at Intel Corporation, said in a statement today :
Read Nvidia's full press release here
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