Funds are not a consideration as my company is funding it
Always a good start QUOTE
Now first of all the Opteron 248 is the top-of-the-line right now correct?
Correct, unless you consider the 848 (same speed as a single unit, just 4/8 way rather than just 2 way).QUOTE
Also is the 248 a dual-channel processor like the FX series?
Correct. Registered memory remember.QUOTE
What motherboards are available out there that will fit my specs? I'd definantly love to have on-board SCSI RAID, like the Thunder K8S Pro & Thunder K8SR.
Yep, the Tyan series will definitely fit your needs.QUOTE
Also am I just blind, are there no AGP slots on the above mentioned boards? All I see are PCI-X slots? I'm not going to be using it as a server, it's going to be a super high-end desktop.
No you're not blind, those boards just have onboard graphics and PCI/PCI-X slots. Since they're considered server boards not many people require a better graphics card than that. If you want AGP you'll have to either get one of the workstation boards or wait for the PCI-X series of graphics cards to come out.
Good luck and enjoy your beast of a machine!
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