Despite rumors suggesting the contrary, NVIDIA is prepared to launch the highly acclaimed nForce 590 SLI chipset to support Intel's Conroe platform. The folks at Anandtech have taken a look at NVIDIA's latest and greatest chipset and verified that Conroe is fully supported and offers excellent performance. Due to NDA constraints however, the only performance benchmarks which can be shared are those from a Pentium D 820. Here, the new flagship NVIDIA chipset does battle with Intel's own i975X chipset and appears to more than hold its own. Should you be considering purchasing a new Conroe processor and supporting motherboard, you would be wise to read through this article and get familiar with your options.
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