Abit has several motherboards based on the P35 chipset, with the 'Pro' model here being the most expensive and the one gathering most interest thanks to its impressive overclocking potential.
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One of the more attractive abilities that Nvidia's Nforce 680i chipset for Intel CPUs offers is support for the upcoming 1333MHz bus spec. Shame, then, that this Abit board uses Nvidia's cheaper 650i chipset which lacks that feature
This could be the last time you see an Intel-supporting motherboard based on an ATI chipset. Thanks to the acquisition of ATI by Intel's sworn enemy AMD, odds are its motherboard chipset roadmaps have been ruthlessly culled of Intel-compatible game
If you're maintaining your allegiance to AMD, then grab a decent NFORCE5 motherboard, and Bob's moving in with your Aunt. For Core 2 Duo though, you must weigh up the pros of i965 mobos against the cons of i975 and the potential of NVIDIA's chips