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Asus P5KPL-E

The P5KPL-E motherboard from Asus comes in an ATX form factor and measures 12 x 8 inches. The motherboard is based on the Intel G31 (northbridge) and ICH7 (southbridge) chipsets. It has an LGA 775 socket compatible with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme/Duo/Quad processors and Pentium Extreme/Pentium D/Pentium 4 processors. The P5KPL-E also supports Intel’s new 45 nm CPUs as well as Hyper-Threading and Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technologies. It supports front side bus speeds of 1333/1066/800 MHz.…

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Asus P5KPL-E

The P5KPL-E motherboard from Asus comes in an ATX form factor and measures 12 x 8 inches. The motherboard is based on the Intel G31 (northbridge) and ICH7 (southbridge) chipsets. It has an LGA 775 socket compatible with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme/Duo/Quad processors and Pentium Extreme/Pentium D/Pentium 4 processors. The P5KPL-E also supports Intel’s new 45 nm CPUs as well as Hyper-Threading and Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technologies. It supports front side bus speeds of 1333/1066/800 MHz.

Northbridge

Based on the Intel G31 chipset, the P5KPL-E offers 4 slots for 240-pin DIMMs for a maximum of 4 gigabytes of DDR2 1066 (via overclocking)/800/667 non-ECC, un-buffered RAM. The motherboard also supports dual channel memory configuration. The motherboard has an integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100. The P5KPL-E also offers an x16 PCI Express slot for a discrete graphics processing unit (GPU).

Southbridge

The Asus P5KPL’s southbridge offers two x1 PCI Express slots, 3 PCI 2.2 slots and support for up to 8 USB 2.0 ports. For connecting storage devices, the motherboard features 4 3 Gb/s SATA connectors and 1 UltraDMA 100/66/33 connector. Back panel ports include VGA, PS/2 ports for keyboard and mouse, 4 USB 2.0, 1 parallel, 1 gigabit LAN (RJ45), 1 COM port and a 8 channel audio I/O.

The P5KPL also features a Realtek ALC883 audio chipset for 8 channel High Definition audio.

Bundled Accessories

Included in the box are 2 SATA cables (plus 1 2-port SATA power cable), UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable, floppy drive cable, I/O back plate, 2 in 1 Q-connector, user manual and a driver CD. Also included are Asus’ PC Probe II, Asus Update and anti-virus software.

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  • which Operating System support?

    which Operating System support??

    Answered by KristoferB 2008-12-04:

    windows or linux should be no

    Answered by fawkes 2009-02-02:

    windows xp32bit, vista64 bit and windows 7 64bit works fine. not sure about any

    Answered by aquicl 2010-03-02:

    i've used win xp pro 32bit and some linux OS with it without

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