It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Asus P7P55D-E Pro Motherboard Review Asus P7P55D-E Pro Motherboard Review
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Asus P7P55D-E Pro Motherboard Review
Thread Tools
Old 28th January 2010, 09:16   #1
jmke's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 7090/Belgium
Posts: 79,020
jmke has disabled reputation
Default Asus P7P55D-E Pro Motherboard Review

Boards with Sata 3 and USB 3.0 have been flooding the market so fast that it's hard to keep up. We've tested Sata 3 and USB 3.0, and the results have been pretty sweet. Especially with USB 3.0 running as fast as a lot of internal hard drives that we've seen. The board prices have been pretty reasonable but until now Asus has limited the boards to high end models, hence higher priced boards. The Asus P7P55D-E Pro is almost an exception to the pricier Asus offerings. Hitting the $200 price range, it's a little more than some people would like to pay but the board extrudes quality and overclockability so the price is justified.

One of the problems of new technology for vendors is offering it cost them a lot of money because of component and redesign costs. Utilizing a PLX chip to keep the PCI-E bandwidth intact for graphics enthusiasts was a bold choice on Asus's part. While other vendors boards support USB 3.0 and Sata 3 most use the PCI-E bandwidth that video cards need to get the bandwidth needed for the newly implemented interfaces. That wasn't good enough for the Asus crew and they used the PLX chip to combine PCI-E lanes to get the bandwidth and leave the graphics PCI-E bandwidth intact. That makes the Asus lineup of P55 boards the board of choice for graphics enthusiasts, especially those that run multiple GPU configurations.
jmke is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro Intel P55 Express Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 16th May 2010 16:13
Asus P7P55D-E Premium motherboard review jmke WebNews 0 26th February 2010 11:18
ASUS P7P55D EVO Motherboard (Preliminary Version) jmke WebNews 0 8th January 2010 10:01
ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 3rd June 2009 14:02
ASUS Rampage II Extreme X58 Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 26th December 2008 11:00
ASUS M3A79-T Deluxe Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 6th November 2008 14:11
Asus Rampage Extreme Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 20th October 2008 17:13
Asus P5K Pro motherboard review jmke WebNews 0 20th February 2008 11:46
ASUS P5E3 Deluxe WiFi X38 Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 28th January 2008 16:01
Asus K8N-E Deluxe nForce 3 250GB Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 21st September 2004 12:26

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 13:28.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO