CeBIT 2009: ASRock to showcase X58-based motherboard

Press release, February 26; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia 0

ASRock will showcase the X58 SuperComputer motherboard featuring Intel's latest X58 chipset at CeBIT 2009.

The X58 SuperComputer motherboard is designed with four PCI Express x16 double-wide spacing slots, which makes it flexible when installing Nvidia SLI or ATI CrossFire graphics combinations, the company noted.

ASRock X58 SuperComputer motherboard specifications




Intel Socket 1366 Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition

System Bus up to 6400MT/s; Intel QuickPath Interconnect
Supports Hyper-Threading Technology
Supports Untied Overclocking Technology
Supports EM64T CPU


Northbridge: Intel X58
Southbridge: Intel ICH10R


Triple-channel DDR3 memory
6 × DDR3 DIMM slots
Supports DDR3 2000(OC)/1866(OC)/1600(OC)/1333(OC)/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Supports DDR3 ECC, buffered memory with Intel Workstation 1S Xeon processors 3500 series
Maximum capacity of system memory: 24GB
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)


4 × PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (Double-wide slot spacing between each slot)
3 × PCI slots
Supports ATI CrossFireX, Quad CrossFireX
Supports Nvidia Quad SLI, 3-Way SLI and SLI
Supports Nvidia Tesla Personal Supercomputer with three Tesla and one Quadro graphics card

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, February 2009

ASRock X58 SuperComputer motherboard

ASRock X58 SuperComputer motherboard
Photo: Company