DriverHeaven takes a Intel Core2 X6800 and benchmarks it on motherboards from Abit, DFI and Intel.  Read their review to see if sticking with Intel’s own board is still the way to go, or if one of the other 2 manufacturers can do better.
‘Back in January Intel introduced the world to the D975XBX motherboard which was the first retail board based on the 975X chipset. Since then motherboard manufacturers have been releasing their own boards based on the same chipset. Two of the most recent efforts come from DFI and Abit. The DFI offering is a reasonably basic affair with a bios that should appeal to the enthusiast where as Abit throw in everything that a consumer should ever need (and then some). Let’s take a look to see how they both compare to a recent revision of the D975XBX.’

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