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Asus P5KPL

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Asus P5KPL

The P5KPL motherboard from Asus comes in a Micro ATX form factor and measures 12 x 7.6 inches. The board is based on Intel’s G31 (northbridge) and ICH7 (southbridge) chipsets. It has an LGA 775 socket compatible with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme/Duo/Quad processors and also supports Intel’s new 45 nm CPUs. It supports front side bus speeds of 1333/1066/800 MHz. The P5KPL also features support for Intel’s Hyper-Threading and Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technologies.

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Asus P5KPL

The P5KPL motherboard from Asus comes in a Micro ATX form factor and measures 12 x 7.6 inches. The board is based on Intel’s G31 (northbridge) and ICH7 (southbridge) chipsets. It has an LGA 775 socket compatible with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme/Duo/Quad processors and also supports Intel’s new 45 nm CPUs. It supports front side bus speeds of 1333/1066/800 MHz. The P5KPL also features support for Intel’s Hyper-Threading and Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technologies.

Northbridge

Based on the Intel G31 chipset, the P5KPL offers 4 slots for 240-pin DIMMs for a maximum of 4 gigabytes of DDR2 800/667 non-ECC, un-buffered RAM. The motherboard also supports dual channel memory. The northbridge also offers an x16 PCI Express slot for bandwidth-hungry expansion cards such as a graphics processing unit (GPU).

Southbridge

The Asus P5KPL’s southbridge offers a single x1 PCI Express slot, 3 PCI slots and support for up to 8 USB ports. For connecting storage devices, the motherboard offers 4 3 Gb/s SATA connectors and 1 UltraDMA 100/66 connector. Rear panel ports include PS/2 ports for keyboard and mouse, 4 USB 2.0, 1 parallel, 1 gigabit LAN (RJ45), 1 COM, 1 SPDIF out and a 6 channel audio I/O.

The P5KPL also features a Realtek ALC662 audio chipset for 5.1 channel High Definition audio.

Bundled Accessories

Included in the box are 2 SATA cables (plus 2 power cables), UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable, floppy drive cable, USB cable, I/O back plate, user manual and a driver CD. Also included are Asus’ PC Probe II and LiveUpdate utility software.

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  • what brand and model of mouse does it support

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  • Can i put one 2 gb ram module on this

    I want to upgrade the total amount of ram on this mobo. I already have 2 1gb sticks installed. So 2 slots remain unused. my question is should i buy a 2gb memory stick and in which slot should i put it in? wil it cause any problems. thanks in advance

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-06-25

  • Suggest a motherboard

    i have a pentium dual core processor 2.86 GHz with 1 512mb 667 RAM,NVIDIA 8600 GT 512 graphics card..I previously had ASUS P5RD2-VM motheboard which doesnot work due to heating problems...i want to buy a new motherboard with price range 2000-3500..Will this motherboard support my processor...Please suggest any other motherboard in this price range...P.S. I have a good graphic card so lower onboard graphics works for me

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2009-07-30

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