One of the things that is limiting how fast the modules can go is the fact that the Intel DX58SO motherboard only supports 1. It will actually default back down to single channel mode, which will obviously drastically impact memory bandwidth. I can only go up to from the stock to still be able to wake. Video 3Digests Video cards: Thank you for your feedback. Although the situation with both features turned out to be much better than it had looked after all, this motherboard still leaves a trace of some disappointment.

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We can say only one thing in this respect: System and Maximum TDP is based on worst case scenarios. Intel motherboards do not need a special utility to flash BIOS in Windows, because one of the options offered on the official web site is to download new BIOS versions integrated into an executable module.

What vx58so automatic fan speed control for two fansyou can only enable or disable it in BIOS Setup. Your name and email address will not be added to any mailing list, and you will not receive email from Intel Corporation unless requested.

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What concerns bundled utilities, we can mention only Desktop Control Center, which is responsible for system monitoring, detailed information on CPU and memory, as well as control of voltages, fan speed, and on-the-fly overclocking.

Search examples You can search our catalog of processors, chipsets, kits, SSDs, server products and more in several ways. Other manufacturers are gradually abandoning outdated interfaces, but none of them burns their bridges so infel.


Intel DX58SO “Smackover” Motherboard

Prices smackove vary for other package types and shipment quantities. Besides, the motherboard comes with a fan, which can be installed on the NB heatsink we are inclined to recommend using it. However, this layout does not bring any noticeable inconveniences, only the power cable now takes an unusual path to the processor socket.

Besides, the advanced BIOS mode is enabled by an on-board jumper. This board also refuses to boot when theres a usb thumb drive connected i’ve tried about 5 different brands set up dx8so be bootable or not.

iXBT Labs – Intel DX58SO “Smackover” Motherboard

Please contact system vendor for more information on specific products or systems. We refer to these processors as boxed processors.

This means Kingston triple channel memory kits are in the works and will be released around the same time as this platform. Look with the video card manufacture if they can a new firmware updated you can try. Well, at the very least, PCB layout is much simpler in the first case.

Refer to Datasheet for formal definitions smackober product properties and features. It’s was possible to install memory slots in this way only because there were only four of them, not six, as in most models with X You will receive a reply within 2 business days. I can only go up to from the stock to still be able to wake.

Intel® Desktop Board DX58SO Product Specifications

You can also try rolling back to the previous BIOS version and check the behavior of the system. Whether using one or multiple hard drives, users can take advantage of enhanced performance and lower power consumption.


Let’s get back to the issue of four memory slots. Taxes and shipping, etc. You can also allow a fan to stop completely in idle mode — if you want to control this process, you will have to use Windows utilities. Thus, in our opinion, all these memory problems of the Intel DX58SO are non-issue or simply dilettantish.

Speaking of other peculiarities of the design, we should mention almost complete abandonment of outdated periphery.

Besides, all of them use ingel better thermal interface than usual. Note that ECC memory support requires both processor and chipset support. This is much lower than other DDR3 chipsets that are currently on the market, so some SPD tweaks and IC changes are needed to reach peak performance levels on this new chipset. The top port which is supposed to be a PCIE 2.

Even plastic latches used to install MOSFET heatsinks have an intricate design with a removable corewhich facilitates de installation of the cooling system. BioShock Infinite and Metro: SATA Serial Advanced Technology Attachment is a high speed standard for connecting storage devices such as hard disk drives and optical drives to a motherboard.