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ASUS P5B Deluxe

Michael Larabel

Published on 6 January 2007
Written by Michael Larabel
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Conclusion:

In a majority of the Linux benchmarks the P5B Deluxe had fallen marginally behind the AW9D, which is not too surprising considering the i975X Chipset backs the AW9D. However, even with the P5B Deluxe packing a P965 Express Chipset it still managed to take the lead in some of the benchmarks. The P5B Deluxe continues to pack many ASUS innovations with the P5B Deluxe such as the array microphone and WiFi-AP solo. This motherboard is built with quality as we had seen by the design and performance along with the legendary overclocking abilities. However, at $200 USD this motherboard does come expensive for being a P965 Express solution -- granted the features of less expensive motherboards can barely compare to the P5B Deluxe. If you are after upgrading your Intel LGA-775 system to a motherboard with a bit more power, the ASUS P5B Deluxe is certainly worth considering.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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