Intel will release a special version of the
X38 chipset called X48 and this new old chipset will simply be the faster iteration
of X38. This chipset is described as an overclockers dream and will be shipped
to selected partners only.
Tier one the usual suspect including Asus will be among first to get them. These boards will be the top of the iceberg and they will be the best of the best, and so will the chipset.
It will be interesting to get our hands on it as X38 / X48 motherboard will leave all P35 boards sitting in the dust.