Great news on the Intel/SLI front. We recently mentioned that there was a strong chance Intel's upcoming X58 chipset for next-gen Nehalem platforms would bring SLI support as well as Crossfire on the same boards, but was yet to be set in stone.
NVIDIA has now come forward, confirming that they will indeed be providing SLI technology to Intel for these boards. Many of us were beginning to wonder if it would ever happen; it's like a dream come true for PC enthusiasts.
You can find the official statement with confirmation here.
SANTA CLARA, CA-JULY 14, 2008-PC enthusiasts, manufacturers, and developers around the world have a lot to be excited about today with NVIDIA Corporation's announcement that it will be bringing the power and performance of its SLI® multi-GPU technology to Intel's upcoming line of Bloomfield CPUs. With this winning combination, consumers will have an SLI platform designed for current and future graphics-intensive games and applications; these platforms can be powered by one, two, or even three NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs, including the new, award-winning GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 GPUs.