The upcoming BIOS, v, which is in Beta now, will be interesting to check out and see if these issues can be helped. Once its here we plan on getting some faster memory and really testing the limits of this mainboard. My work for many years has been based on knowing and interpreting specs as well as measuring all sorts of things very accurately. Fri, Jun 30 2: For what it is the P4P SE is a very solid board with only a few minor faults and no major problems. One disk is nothing no problem and it will work really better. Here is the motherboard, boxed, as we received it.

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It’s interesting to hear how these drives perform in real situations from people who actually do real work with them. This is about what the findings have been over our experience with skt motherboards, though there is usually a surprise to two when the Springdale beats the Canterwood. Under normal circumstances ssus found this MB to be very easy to work with, stable, and quite speedy, especially in booting up and shutting down.

After the physical installation it came time to run the computer.

At the sytem was stable enough to play Halo or run 3dMark01 but it did not run Prime95 so we back it down tojust to be safe. Sun, Jul 2 2: Sat, Jul 1 4: The variations between each are generally very slight- normally changes in the northbridge, soutbridge, or included accessories, etc. These modules are super fast and should be able to run up to and FSB speed of mhz.


This can be done without leaving the comfort of Windows. Which spec s anyone wishes to base their buying decisions upon is a personal matter.

The last part of our testing was overclocking the system. This the is the last board in an evolution of skt boards that have been around since the inception of the P4p8000. I suspect this advantage disapears if the head has to hunt all over the platter-the logic of frequent defragmentation factors in again.

It will work just fine. Also the capacitors along the left side of the processor top of the picture are close, but do no interfere with any HSF we tried out. Render in it’s own partition in asuss third drive.

ASUS P4P800 SE – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – i865PE Series

Safa is not much else to say- this was one of the smoothest installations I have ever conducted. I’m surprised you found it so much faster.

I have 1 sata drive on a different machine with the P4P and it seems to work fine so I am not sure it matters for people like me who edit SD More than anything else the socket lacks future potential, but if you are buying a hardware right now, or even within the next few months that does not really matter. There are four memory slots making for a maximum of 8gb of memory, not that you could ever need that much.


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This is an program which painlessly updates your BIOS at your request. Fri, Jun 30 2: This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. It is layed out in a confusing way and some of the most important features are either tucked away or made to be less accessible p4p8800 normal.

ASUS P4P SE – motherboard – ATX – Socket – iPE Overview – CNET

I have started using gig drives and am in process of replacing everything except my sys drive with gigers. The last several drives I bought had 3-yr.

With this superb memory we overclocked the system in increments of 2mhz from up to I have had trouble with 2 Deskstars in the recent past. Sun, Jul 2 3: Here are the two Asud ports.

SATA HDD problems with an ASUS P4PE – TechSpot Forums

We hopped back into BIOS and set them at It wasn’t double but it was significantly higher. Oldest to newest Newest to oldest Previous Next. Fri, Jun 30 9: