P5W DH Deluxe

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by LocoRoco, May 10, 2011.

May 10, 2011

P5W DH Deluxe by LocoRoco at 2:31 PM (770 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. LocoRoco
    OP

    Member LocoRoco GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2010
    Messages:
    320
    Country:
    Australia
    Is this motherboard any good......

    [​IMG]


    Just need yes its worth it no its crap ...
     
  2. naved.islam14

    Member naved.islam14 Gbatemp's Official Dark Knight™

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2009
    Messages:
    968
    Location:
    Gotham
    Country:
    Sri Lanka
    Then you will get the yes.
     
  3. Originality

    Member Originality Chibi-neko

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2008
    Messages:
    5,154
    Location:
    London, UK
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Looks like mostly every other low-mid range motherboard on the Market. Nothing special, nothing bad.

    So between "yes" and "no"... Yes?
     
  4. MasterM

    Newcomer MasterM Advanced Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2005
    Messages:
    78
    Location:
    Poland
    Country:
    Poland
    It was good 5 years ago when it was modern.
     
  5. Miss Panda

    Member Miss Panda GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2007
    Messages:
    568
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    ^^^^This, basically a very very old board. I can't give you a yay or nay unless you tell us what you want from your setup. Without that I'd edge towards no. If I was building a PC on a shoestring for an elderly relative just for email and surfing I might use it but otherwise no.
     
  6. Scorpei

    Member Scorpei GBAtemp Maniac

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Messages:
    1,295
    Country:
    Netherlands
    How much would it cost you?f
     
  7. Joe88

    Member Joe88 [λ]

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    11,188
    Location:
    NYC
    Country:
    United States
    that boards predates the p series chipsets
    dont get it
     
  8. LocoRoco
    OP

    Member LocoRoco GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2010
    Messages:
    320
    Country:
    Australia
    Free from my brothers computer...never used it so wanted to know if its worth keeping since he said he paid a fortune...when it came out...


    read some reviews today but its all out dated so wanted to check if it still measures up.....

    lol

    [​IMG]

    is this one any better or the same outdated crap....

    can you give a suggestion for a motherboard $400 tops
     
  9. marcus134

    Member marcus134 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2011
    Messages:
    584
    Location:
    Québec
    Country:
    Canada
    for the asus board
    As the others pointed, the board is old, so if you want to build something on a thin budget and out of used parts, it's ok.

    The main problem with this board is to find a cpu that will power it.
    don't go out there thinking you can put the latest Quad core in there, you need to know what bios version it has to make sure it will work with the cpu you want. If you can't know the bios version then it will work with Pentium 4 (775), Pentium D, early core 2 (conroe) for sure.

    Sometimes you can get lucky and the board is able to power up and update the bios even if the cpu is unsupported. Other times, it's impossible and it crashes on the post.

    about for the Foxconn:

    Asus all the way. this foxconn is a low end mobo while the asus is an average/high-end mobo for it's time. ( can't see the model #, looks like a generic low cost made for a branded tower)

    BTW, what are you tying to do?
    what component do you have in hands?
     
  10. marcus134

    Member marcus134 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    May 7, 2011
    Messages:
    584
    Location:
    Québec
    Country:
    Canada
    spending that amount of money on a 775 platform doesn't make sense at all.

    as an example:
    AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE 3.2ghz 125$
    Crucial 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 40$
    ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO 120$
    Total: 285$
    price from newegg us

    You see, with 285$ you have something that perform somewhat closely to a q9650 (3ghz) which sells alone for 340$ which is the most powerful cpu available on 775 platform. (a bit of over-clocking should close the gap)
     

Share This Page