And the price @ AmiWest?
Show special, with only two in stock, direct from the manufacturer.
not exactly. those two boards belonged to alex perez, who has been working on linux and u-boot development for the X5000. those aren't 'direct' from A-EON, but rather alex's boards; he just hadn't used them since he had plenty of others. those were what was left. that's why the price was lower and 'show only.'
for folks in the US, amigaonthelake.com has plenty of stock in-house at the moment, and A-EON has additional dealers in europe with stock ready. the install CD is about to get pressed -- and once it does, things should be shipping to customers.