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Asus P5E3 Deluxe
4.9 out of 10

Asus P5E3 Deluxe

Asus P5E3 Deluxe The Asus P5E3 Deluxe is an LGA 775 Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

Lame board

Daniel H., Newegg
31 October 2012
  • Summary: If you like to tinker around and trouble shoot, this is the board for you and will not let down. As for me I would recommend this board only to the very hard core overachievers and people I didnt like. HAs really made me think long and hard about my next Mobo.
  • Pros: when it descides to run it runs great and over clocks like a champ, great bios
  • Cons: has been the most finicky board i have ever owned, bios wouldnt flash with out great effort and corruption, voltages would not hold to save its life. took a ton of work to make this run stable at a decent overclock.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good board when (if) it works

Anonymous, Newegg
26 December 2008
  • Summary: When the only reliable way to get the latest BIOS/Drivers is from a forum post by a random stranger, the company has issues.
  • Pros: I got this board for a high-end system that I was building. From the start, I've had nothing but trouble. I suppose that the board has many features and looks like a viable candidate for a solid system build - if you think you can manage to get it working, good luck.
  • Cons: I'm currently running at 2GB of RAM because, when I add the other stick, the system becomes unstable (and the memory has been tested on another mobo and works just fine - all of the settings are as spec'd too). I've had many problems with random restarts, the BIOS losing its settings, and general...
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not get this board!

Alex B., Newegg
6 September 2008
  • Summary: I have read that some people were having problems with quad core CPUs, since I was getting a dual core it was not a problem for me. WRONG! Someone really screw this one up. I tested another 1 year old board at work with my e8500 and it powered up just fine, it did say that the CPU is newer than BIOS...
  • Pros: Integrated WiFi, Dual Gigabit (who needs that?) Express gate. Shiny. Comes with a remote. Heat sinks can be recycled at the local scrap yard for some cash after you rip this thing out of your case. It does seem to work with processors released last year so.
  • Cons: Would not power on with an E8500 cpu, dual core. Had to get an older proc to flash the BIOS. BIOS on board dates to 09 of 2007!!! Poor layout of SATA connectors, the notch in the plug would force an angled SATA connector to face inward the case. The plugs should have been turned 180 degrees. No m...
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Overall 4
4.0

P5E3 Deluxe

Mike D., Newegg
11 August 2008
  • Summary: P5E3 Deluxe; 4GB OCZ Reaper 1800 ; WD Velocirapto 300GB; Q9450
  • Pros: Easy setup - Excellent instruction manual AS always - Newegg was a pleasure to work with - got an RMA no prob ( I since fixed the no post problem tho)
  • Cons: After reading numerous posts on here and ASUS site, I have learned that this board is notorious for failing to POST with a Quad processor - the BIOS on the board was almost a YEAR OLD - I had to buy a cheap Celeron socket 775 in order to get the board to POST and then Flash the BIOS...after the F...
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Paul E., Newegg
17 July 2008
  • Summary: The edges of the mobo box looked worn down, as if it had been tampered with many times, possibly even a refurb? This is very disappointing because i spent over $2500 at Newegg over the past month but received a damaged product. This is not the first time that it has happened.
  • Pros: Fast shipping.
  • Cons: DOA, no video.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor quality on a board with many features

Anonymous, Newegg
19 June 2008
  • Summary: Newegg's RMA and customer satisfaction people were tremendous. Quick RMA. Then I was refunded because they were briefly out of stock. So, I've replaced it with an ASUS P5E64 WS Evolution.
  • Pros: On paper, it's an excellent board. Be sure your CPU matches the list of approved CPU's (Intel Q9300 is not on the list for some reason).
  • Cons: Had to RMA the board, as it would not post. Appears to be a quality control problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

Speedy but dead parts!

Kent S., Newegg
1 June 2008
  • Summary: You MUST flash the BIOS at the very first start of the BIOS when it first detects your "New CPU", otherwise it will no longer post. You can get it to repost by pulling the battery, and resetting the BIOS.
  • Pros: Fast board, bios flashed great with my new QX9650. DDR3 stable and operational. BUT!
  • Cons: Floppy controller is dead! Verified the cable at drive on 2 other ASUS boards; hence cannot setup RAID on XP on this board. Would not have noticed with Vista since you can use USB during install. Q-fan2: The BIOS for this board seems to no longer supports 3 pin CPU coolers (Zalmann). Cooler will ...
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Devoyan A., Newegg
27 May 2008
  • Summary: i had alot of plans for this mobo but now i just hav to wait until i get an replacement. ive tried everything with this board before concluding that it was indeed the board that was at fault. I read in a review on newegg that sumone else has this problem so i dont feel as much left out.
  • Pros: Well it booted.... thats it i got no further!! Mi lose offa da board ya!!!
  • Cons: As said above it booted and kept rebooting after 3-5 seconds delay i can only dream of seeing the bios an when i do see it it reboots before i can even set the time, thats how far i have gotten from this mobo. it sucks cuz i live in the caribbean and its a lot of hassle to ship it back to newegg ...
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Overall 4
4.0

Problem with more than 4 GB

Joe G., Newegg
16 May 2008
  • Summary: This has been a problem with all the X38 motherboards I've tried. Tom's hardware had the same problem; http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/x48-motherboard-comparison,1781-27.html. Don't assume you'll be able to add more memory later. This board only works well with 4 GB or less.
  • Pros: It has a lot of nice features. The workmanship is good. It works better than the other X38/X48 boards I tried.
  • Cons: Won't work reliably with 8 GB of ram. I can put in four and it works fine, I can pull that four and and put in another four and it works fine. I know that all 8 GB of ram works but when I try to put them all in together, the system crashes about once every 3 hours.
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Overall 4
4.0

Order from ANTONLINE with an abudance of caution

Robert "Linux User, Attorney, Hacker", Amazon
7 December 2007
  • Summary: The product description omitted a lot key details including most importantly the vendor's (ANTONLINE's) return policy. Despite not having opened the internal packaging with the exception of reviewing the product manual for compatibility issues/ concerns; I have spent the last four days in a run...
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