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Intel's Skulltrail gaming platform (we're still refusing to call it the \"Intel Dual Socket Extreme Desktop Platform\") has been out for a while now, but there haven't been too many pre-built systems based on the design -- in fact, all we've seen so far is the $6,799 Vigor Colossus desktop, which Com

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Intel's gunning hard for the high end of the gaming market with the new Skulltrail platform, but nothing about it is cheap -- the D5400XS mobo at the heart of the platform costs $649 to start, and the flagship \"fastest ever\" config features two $1,499 3.2GHZ QX9775 processors. Still, if you're a ha

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We're not going to set this one up with some creepy bedtime story like Vigor does on its own website, but seriously, this beast is kind of scary. The aptly-dubbed Colossus houses Intel's Skulltrail platform along with two Core 2 Extreme QX9775 quad-core processors, and that's just the beginning. Yo

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Tired of lookin' at that stock motherboard that supports Intel's latest and greatest gaming platform? Yeah, us too, so we're fairly stoked that HotHardware has rounded up a few snapshots of Asus' upcoming Z7S WS. Said mobo will reportedly feature \"dual LGA771 sockets that support Intel Xeon 5000, 5

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Forget that shrinking nonsense Intel keeps talking about -- squeezing battery-sipping processors inside minuscule form factors -- it's totally played. We got here some numbers on Intel's new Skulltrail gaming platform, featuring dual quad-core QX9775 processors and other ridiculous specifications d

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Intel seems like it's going to be making a bigger push at gamers with the launch of Penryn, and HotHardware managed to score some deets on the company's upcoming \"Skulltrail\" platform, which is built-around server-class hardware reconfigured for gaming. The new mobo pictured here supports dual quad

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