EDIT: I have an Intel DX79TO board tested working with VT-d passthrough to VMware ESXi5. I've used multiple Core i7 38xx processors, and they have all worked so far. I know that there were rumors ...
I need the Intel i7-870 for a machine, mainly used for programming Java, Flash CS5, etc. I would love to make a small form factor and silent machine but wonder if it is possible and adviseable. ...