Intel DX58SO latest BIOS & Drivers updates

Posted by 6 December, 2008 (0) Comment

This page was last updated on 6-December-2008

On this page you will find latest BIOS updated. Plus latest drivers for your Intel DX58SO motherboard for Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

Will update this page with latest BIOS and drivers of Intel DX58SO motherboard. Please do comment if a link is not working or the updates mentioned are not up2date.

All links are from Intel website it self. You can also visit Intel’s driver/BIOS page for updates.

BIOS Update [SOX5810J.86A]
Last updated: Friday, 14 November, 2008 10:41 PM
Four methods for updating your Intel Desktop Board BIOS version.
Version: 2786 | Date: 11/14/2008 | Type: BIOS

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Intel Core i7 arrives in Pakistan

Posted by 29 November, 2008 (2) Comment

Just received an e-mail from Pakistan Office Products (POP). They have imported their first batch of Intel Core i7 processors and motherboards.

Price of Intel Core i7-920 2.66GHZ Processor is Rs.24,500/- while the Motherboard available is IntelĀ® Desktop Board DX58SO for Rs.21,500/-. They also have Kingston DDR3 RAM 1GB PC1333 modules to go with it for Rs.4,700/- each.

POP has presence in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. They allow dealing with retail customers directly in Peshawar only. In other cities you can ask Intel Reseller to get the processor and motherboard for you OR you can wait till Galaxy Computers gets some too.

You can contact POP @ 111-767-767 in the cities I mentioned above.

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Intel Processor Price List

Posted by 3 September, 2008 (2) Comment

Want to keep your self updated with the latest price cuts & a detailed price list from Intel? Then watch this place.

Last updated:
August 31, 2008

New Additions:

  • Core 2 Quad Q8200 45nm fab process; 2.66GHz – 1,333MHz front-side bus and 4MB of L2 cache @ $244
  • Core 2 Duo E5200 45nm fab process; 2.5GHz clock – 800MHz front-side bus and 2MB of L2 cache @ $84
  • Celeron D 450 model; 2.2GHz clock – 800MHz front-side bus and 512k L2 cache on a 65nm process @ $53

All prices are for thousand-unit quantities

The Intel Processor Price List:
http://www.intc.com/priceList.cfm

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MythBusters bust Intel for NVidia!

Posted by 28 August, 2008 (2) Comment

Yes, I am talking about those two weird looking guys from MythBusters (on Discovery Channel), Adam Savage & Jamie Hyneman. It came at the end of NVidia’s NVision 2008!

It was targeted at serial processing power of CPU vs GPU. MythBusters used two robots with paintball guns. A small one representing Intel’s CPU and a rather large one representing NVidia’s GPU. Both were put on a task to draw an image using paint balls. First was Intel’s, rapidly firing paintballs at a target to create a smiley face. It was an impressive sight and the audience liked it but not after they saw NVidia’s GPU on it’s serial processing work…

They brought out their mean robot representing NVidia that simultaneously fired 1102 paint balls on a target to create copy of the most famous painting, the Mona Lisa. This was of course a lot quicker than the CPU’s smiley and the audience was on fire!

Bravo to the marketing team of NVidia. This is like adding oil to the fire, can’t think of how Intel will respond.

Visit NVision 2008 Blog for pictures of the event

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