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Asus P5E3

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Expert Review

Silent PC
17 August 2008
  • Summary: The Asus P5E3 Premium is bursting with features: FireWire, gigabit ethernet, wireless-N, eSATA, ATI Crossfire — the list goes on and on. Though the CPU support on our sample was problematic, this was probably isolated to our sample. Other reviews around the web do not mention anything like the CPU / EPU problems we encountered. The board's main negative is obviously the price. Many users would balk at a $200 motherboard, and the retail price is almost double that.
  • Pros: Amazing feature-set, Can control 5 fans, Express Gate, Overclocks well
  • Cons: Ridiculous price, CPU support buggy, EPU a bust?
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ASUS P5E3 Premium WIFI Ap@n

18 April 2008
  • Conclusion: The ASUS P5E3 Premium WIFI Ap@n is ASUS’s top of the line X48 motherboard that currently retails in the $350.00 to $400.00 USD range. It is highly feature laden and in our testing all of the features worked as advertised which is quite exceptional in today’s market. The board is extremely well built using only the best components as it should be for the price that you are paying.
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Asus P5E3 Premium - X48 is here! Review & Overclocking

8 April 2008
Overall 9

ASUS P5E3 Premium/Wifi-AP.N Intel X48 Express Motherboard Review

8 April 2008
  • Summary: For starters, the ASUS P5E3 Premium has a class-N wireless network card integrated into the motherboard's design that pulls double duty as a Wireless access point, in addition to a pair of wired gigabit LAN ports.
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Overall 8

Asus P5E3 Premium

maximum pc
8 February 2008
  • Summary: The only numbers worth mentioning are surprisingly subpar disk I/O numbers and a performance edge in FEAR. The Premium’s one serious advantage over Nvidia’s 780i is still pretty valuable though: validated 1,600MHz front-side bus support, which makes it a far safer bet for anyone who places CPU performance above running two GeForce cards in SLI. But who knows, maybe AMD will do Intel a favor one day by introducing GPUs that people will use.
  • Pros: Official 1,600FSB support, eSATA, and 802.11n for free!
  • Cons: Flaky BIOS problems and no SLI.
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Overall 5

ASUS P5E3 Premium

PC Authority
7 April 2008
  • Summary: Josh Collins finds out how the Premium stands up against the Deluxe.
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ASUS P5E3 and MSI X38 Platinum (Intel X38)

12 May 2007
  • Summary: Above all, we note the major shortcoming of both the boards - they are aimed solely at DDR3 memory. The motherboards themselves and the chipset itself have nothing to complain about. The problem is that the price of a DDR3 kit is much higher than the similar DDR2 kit. At the same time, there isn't much of a speed difference between systems based on DDR2 and DDR3. The only exception is some specific applications, as well as systems based on 4-core processors.
  • Pros: high stability and good performance level;, two PCI Express x16 slots;, support for SerialATA II /RAID ( 7 lines; ICH9R + Marvell 88SE6111);, support for one P-ATA line (Marvell 88SE6111);, integrated 8-channel audio and Gigabit Ethernet LAN controller;, support for USB2.0 (12 ports) and IEEE-1394 (Firewire, 2 ports);, rich package bundle (includes AI Remote, an additional fan);, passive/active system for cooling the chipset and the power supply module;, a wide select...
  • Cons: Not found., Not found.
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ASUS Rampage a P5E3 Premium - Intel X48 v akci!

8 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Dnes se prostřednictvím dvou zajímavých základních desek od společnosti ASUS, podíváme na novou čipovou sadu Intel X48. Otestujeme jak jeho DDR2, tak DDR3 verzi. Přímá konkurence nedávno představené čipové sady Nvidia 790i je zde...
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Overall 10

ASUS P5E3 Premium/WiFi-AP @n

3 August 2008
  • Summary: Новая флагманская модель ASUS P5E3 Premium/WiFi-AP @n (далее P5E3 Premium) семейства Ai Lifestyle воплотила в себе все передовые технологии, связанные с настольными и даже мобильными ПК.
  • Pros: Едва ли не самая скоростная на сегодня плата. Существенно расширенные коммуникационные возможности.
  • Cons: Стоимость владения указанной платформой достаточно высокая.
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ASUS: P5E64 WS Evolution e P5E3 Premium WiFi-AP @n

Hardware Station
19 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Intel pochi mesi dopo il lancio del chipset di fascia alta Intel X38, ha presentato il successore Intel X48 dedicato ovviamente al pubblico enthusiast. In questo articolo abbiamo analizzato le più importanti proposte basate su chipset X38, quest’oggi invece analizzeremo due proposte offerte da ASUS. Questa volta non abbiamo avuto la possibilità di confrontare queste due schede madri con la Foxconn BlackOPS per poter fare un paragone in ambito overclock.
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