Details of MSI's latest enthusiast motherboard have emerged in the form of an official announcement; it carries Core 2 Duo support with the Intel 975X chipset, ATI CrossFire support, and an array of other features as mentioned in the official PR.
Sydney, Australia. - July 19, 2006 Micro-Star International (MSI), one of the world leaders in motherboard design and manufacturing, creating the 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition has superseded its design to support the powerful processor Intel "Core™ 2". This processor is due for release in the 2nd half of 2006, along with MSI's new and improved 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition offering full support for the latest Core™ 2 series processors. Packed full of impressive features designed to satisfy every gamer's greatest desire!
In order to deliver the amazing performance of the next-generation Intel processors to enthusiasts, the 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition will fully support the ultimate in Intel processors Core™ 2! The latest 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition can operate with the full line-up including Core™ 2 Extreme and Core™ 2 Duo. Based on the enhancements of the new processors combined with excellent circuit design, the 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition will become the best choice platform for low power consumption, high performance, and high-quality graphics support!