The crucial item was the motherboard, and after checking out and comparing a slew of boards, I settled on the ASUS P4PE, with its extensive feature list, as offering the most “bang for the buck. Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel. Full-featured motherboard lives up to promise after two replacements When I resolved to build my own home computer some 8 years ago, in , I discovered everything I needed on eBay. This item doesn’t belong on this page. The board lived up to its promise and did everything I wanted and more. More items related to this product. I can only hope that I will have as easy a time finding another replacement board when the time comes for this one to crap out and I would be kidding myself to think that that time will never come:

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Asus P4P800E Deluxe Intel Socket 478 Motherboard

If you’re like me and have a great socket CPU that is still very viable but no place to park it, there isn’t anyone out there saying there is a better board to be had than this one for a socket chip. It is related to electrostatic discharge ESD causing a “latch-up” by running through the circuit in an infinite-loop; this causes the circuit to overheat and dluxe the USB ports non-functional or even burn through traces and plastic on southbridge chip.

If you you are lucky to acquire one at a good price with the extras and software, grab it. Blue and even Black Screens of Death. Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Asus P4PE Deluxe Intel Socket Motherboard Overview – CNET

This is an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp. Also, if you can get one of the transfer cards for about 12 dwluxe for putting chip on LGA board; they do exist – I don’t know how well they work though you may want to consider that the socket boards offer much more graphic card options for having the Pcie slots.


These four unique blend of technologies contribute to make the board more intelligent and it goes without saying that a little bit of intelligence is far better than none. In the package, you’ll find the following: So, within a week, I had in hand a like-new replacement board that after the usual surgery enabled me to restore my computer to like-new operation. Built around the Intel PE chipset, it efficiently handles data flows between the connected devices.

Best Selling in Motherboards See all. The crucial item was the motherboard, and after checking out and comparing a slew of boards, I settled p4p80-e the ASUS P4PE, with its extensive feature list, as offering the most “bang for the buck.

I did notice one very nice touch, though, that I haven’t seen mentioned elsewhere.

However, support for such connectors are normally very minimal and it’s often very difficult to find any of such proprietary add-on cards in the market. This time, to my surprise, upon searching eBay as I had done 3 years before, I located literally dozens of vendors supplying the exact same motherboard, in various conditions from dead through good-used all the way to N.

ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe, Socket 478, Intel (90-M8LCW0-G0UAYZ) Motherboard

I don’t think it’s a great board for uber-noobs, since I consider myself somewhat informed and I get a bit confused by the technicality of the options and the manual isn’t extra-ordinarily helpful in this case. A proprietary WiFi connector cbipset included on the board.

This may be preferable since heat is the main factor in shortened component lifetime, particularly with the powerful newer GPU’s.

SATA – connector s: If you do chance using them, it is advisable to ensure that the ports are correctly wired and connected specifically that pin 9 is a NO CONTACT pin and NOT acceptable to use as a ground if your ports have more than one and to also to check out the notice that was issued by Intel regarding ESD “best practices” to minimize the potential for problems.


More items related to this product. After checking out the CPU itself along with everything else I could think of, I couldn’t get the nasty error message to go away, and so finally I had to conclude that the motherboard had suddenly failed.

P4PE Deluxe ASUS Motherboard Mainboard Drivers Manuals BIOS

Once again, the motherboard had come to a sudden and unexpected end-of-service-life moment. Works great, excellent communication! This item doesn’t belong on this page. In fact, the way it works is really the same as the P’s PAT mode.

I’ve never found a better match for all my older hardware peripherals than this ASUS motherboard. As you’ll see later in the review, the Hyper Path enhancement is really something that’s quite mind blowing and it’s delluxe the main reason why you’ll want to avoid the more expensive P4C Deluxe. You wont be disappointed.

After ordering it and opting for the quick turnaround of international express mail, I set about with the laborious operation of replacing the board in my overcrowded case. Delxe 5 Computer Motherboard for Intel. If you’re not a gamer, then there are plenty of available mainstream agps still being sold new and retail and tons used.

Show More Show Less. The board comes in a full ATX form factor and it’s packed with a couple of other useful integrated devices, in addition to five PCI slots for added upgrading capabilities.