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Awaiting Intel 200 series chipset motherboards?

variab1e

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I'm not NEEDING a computer. Just badly wanting one / and I'm wondering whether the 200 series chipset is anything worth waiting for? The Kaby Lake CPUs are up and coming and I hold out, I'm just not sure whether I want to... But if the chipset is coming in tandem in January, then I can be patient. Good for the humours or something.

Pretty much as I see it in looking at
- thunderbolt 3
- few more pci-e lanes

Anything else worthwhile?
 

jpiniero

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Well there's "support" for Optane, but Intel hasn't exactly explained what support means.
 

variab1e

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@whm1974 - I thought they had decided to go with just PCIe Optane storage for now? Or is that the point of 'native' support - to be able to have DIMM sticks?

--- Are they saying the release is January do you all know?
 

whm1974

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@whm1974 - I thought they had decided to go with just PCIe Optane storage for now? Or is that the point of 'native' support - to be able to have DIMM sticks?

--- Are they saying the release is January do you all know?
Yes, pretty much. But the DIMMs will be mostly for servers.
 

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