Around March, 2012 we will see the new boards for the new Intel standard, the Ivy Bridge platform, successor of the Sandy Bridge. They will use the same 1155 socket of their predecessors.
It is known that most of current boards will support the new processors with a small BIOS update of but even though, there are some manufacturers that will introduce the new models of the motherboard like the Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z/GEN3 that will support PCI Express 3.0 and compatibility with subsequent Ivy Bridges.
This is good news for the owners of motherboards wanting to update one of the new Intel processors.
You will find the list of compatible Asus processors through an update path here: