Originally Posted by chode messiah
i heard they should be backwards compatible with the older motherboards but we have yet to see if this holds true
BIOS updates are to be expected, minimum. And as you all know, getting BIOS updates in the mobile sector is not regular.
Intel also introduced an initial spec where the flash RAM would be built onto the MB directly. This is also to accomplish the same goal of nearly instant on/off computing. Of course, this would require new mobo's.
There are too many variables now to know what the final layout will be.