The layout of all the components is neat and logical. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. In WorldBench 5, the board got a score of , which is an excellent result, and it proved to be reliable during the course of our 24 hour continuous testing period. If you’d like to read up on the back story that led to the whole problem of burst and leaking caps, have a look at this PCSTATS article. This board is also of AI Lifestyle descent, quiet thermal solutions increase the stability and reliability when running resource demanding games or applications, EZ DIY features enhance the DIY experience and make PC much more interesting. But that’s another story.

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A terrific motherboard that offers good performance and stability for Intel-based CPUs. As we’ll see in the layout section, the two boards share more than a superficial similarity.

PCI Express x16 slots. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. The onboard audio is implemented via an audio riser card that replaces the rear IO jacks that are normally found on motherboards.

Or so it goes About Us Employment Privacy Policy. PCI Express x16 lock. It’s one area pous Asus really excels. It makes it easy to attach your reset, power, hard drive light and power light cables, as you don’t have to fiddle around with individual wires and strain your eyes to see motherboard markings.

The end result is a very fast board that has a good amount of connectivity and plenty of BIOS features to tinker with.


ASUS P5NE SLI Plus Motherboard Review :: ASUS P5NSLI E Features ::

SLI ready memory aka. Heat-pipe Thermal solution Cooling fans, though a popular thermal solution, also come with noise and malfunction likelyhood. For example, there are three pages alone dedicated to “how to install and remove” the CPU heatsink properly, Asus certainly doesn’t overlook the small details.

Setting up the board proved to be a painless task.

The build quality of the board is high, as ASUS has used solid capacitors throughout, which are said to improve the reliability and longevity of the board.

Would you buy this? In WorldBench 5, the board got a score ofwhich is an excellent result, and it proved to be reliable during the soi of our 24 hour continuous testing period.

The user’s manual that accompanies the Asus P5NE SLI Plus is top notch, and it will guide you though the lsi steps of installation and troubleshooting.

Q-Connector is a feature whereby you can plug in all the cables from your case onto a clearly-marked block, and then simply plug the block, with all the cables attached, to your motherboard.

RAID 1 mode is supported to allow two mirrored sets of 3 drives each from the nForce chipset. It looks like all manufacturers have moved quickly on this trend, as it provides greater stability and product longevity. The computer industry has taken it upon itself to tackle the issue of skyrocketing power demands, and it’s reassuring to see most new chipsets, CPUs, and everything other than the videocard draws a little less power than its predecessor.


We didn’t have any problems safa our CPU, memory or graphics card, as all components have plenty of legroom. Solid Capacitors in place of the Electrolytic sara.

PCB color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. You can update your BIOS only in a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy diskette or using an OS-based flash utility.

The best SLI platform-P5N32-E SLI Plus

We overclocked our test system by ten percent–taking it from 2. Please refer to the specification page The product electricalelectronic equipment, Mercury-containing button cell battery should not be plue in municipal waste. Modern systems require a lot of juice, and it’s definitely not worth your time to cheap out on the power supply. Being a solid device, the physical conditions which caused poor quality electrolytic capacitors to burst after 3 years is a non-issue.


Similar connectors are supplied to accommodate the cables from case-mounted USB ports. All trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners. Energy consumption be damned! The CPU heatsink fan plugs into a 4-pin PWM compliant fan header, but this is backwards compatible with the 3-pin variety.

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