Time to put up some more Intel reviews for inquiring minds. Starting with ABIT AA8 DuraMAX @ HEXUS.net.
ABIT implement all the basic Alderwood features, including Intel’s Matrix Storage controller on the ICH6/R and HD Audio, using the same Realtek ALC880 as Intel use on their own Alderwood board. They choose Realtek for the Ethernet MAC+PHY too, going with their tried and tested 8110S chip.
Here are some more Intel Motherboard reviews: