11/17/2008 – November 17, 2008 – EVGA Corporation, the leading-edge 3D processor and motherboard manufacturer, announces the first motherboard based on the next generation Intel X58 Express Chipset platform supporting the Intel Core i7 processors. The EVGA X58 SLI motherboard features 6 DIMMs of triple-channel memory, and a board layout optimized for the enthusiast including 2-way and 3-way SLI support. The EVGA X58 SLI motherboard is designed for those who demand no less than the best!

“We are extremely pleased with EVGA’s X58 motherboard for Intel Core i7 Processors. The Intel X58 Express Chipset and Intel Core i7 Processor offer a breakthrough in technology and performance, and we are very excited to offer this new next generation platform.” said Zane Ball, Director of Desktop Processor Marketing at Intel Corporation.

“We are absolutely thrilled that EVGA has launched their X58 platform with support for 2-way and 3-way SLI ,” said Tom Petersen, Director of Technical Marketing at NVIDIA. “3 GeForce GTX 280 GPUs running in 3-way SLI operation on the new EVGA X58 motherboard is one of the fastest platforms for playing this year’s hottest games such as Far Cry 2 and Fallout 3.”

“EVGA has now launched the latest flagship Intel X58 based SLI platform on the market today, the EVGA X58 SLI motherboard,” said Bob Klase, VP of Sales at EVGA. “EVGA strives very hard to deliver the best of the best to meet the high performance that the community demands.”

“The EVGA X58 SLI is a straight forward board that gives you a performance boost in so many environments and makes overclocking fun and familiar to the upgrading enthusiasts,” said Peter “Shamino” Tan, Overclocking Evangelist for EVGA.

New and Key features introduced on the EVGA X58 SLI motherboard:

  • Supports Intel Core i7 Processors
  • Intel X58 Express Chipset with the ICH10R Southbridge
  • Supports over 6.4 Giga-transfers per second
  • Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
  • EVGA VDroop Control
  • 100% Solid State Capacitors
  • 6 DIMM triple-channel DDR3
  • Enthusiast layout supporting 2-way, 3-way SLI and CrossFireX
  • 10 SATA II 3.0GB/s ports (1 e-SATA)
  • EVGA EZ Voltage
  • Adjustable PWM Frequency
  • EVGA E-LEET Tuning Utility Software

Products will be available starting November 17, 2008 through EVGA’s network of leading E-tailers, Retailers, Systems Integrators, OEM System Manufacturers and Distributors.