This the highest achieved overclock so far among the Intel X Express boards we’ve tested and dethrones the previous overclocking champion, Gigabyte’s GA-GX. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting to analog format and keeps the best signal quality. With the addition of Stack Cool 2, users can even overclock without a noisy, bulky fan. ASUS Hyper Path3 Data transfers within the system are made possible by various mechanisms that synchronize the sending and receiving of commends among components. To create a peaceful environment, several new and improved innovations are also included to reduce noise and temperature. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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All specifications are subject to change without notice.

This model will certainly be a good choice for those who want a motherboard for a state-of-the-art computer without spending much time on considerations. But it’s designed for workstations it features such attributes as PCI-X expansion slots.

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ASUS P5WD2-E Premium — a Top Motherboard on the Intel X Chipset

In some games, sensitive to video performance, this motherboard is even a tad faster. Precision Tweaker Precision Tweaker is designed for asuus overclockers. Let’s sum up its drawbacks: Dolby Digital—Delivers up to 5. If your PC case is well ventilated, an allowance for the open PC case of our testbed shouldn’t be too large.


Those “universal” PCI-Express slots are pretty cool too.

I need power and lots of it. It allows to transfer digital audio without converting zata analog format and keeps the best signal quality. I’ve always loved ASUS boards At the same time, all the other jumpers should be configured right after you remove the motherboard from a box.

Enjoy true home theatre experience with the supreme Dolby Master Studio and hear your movies in 7. So the current BIOS versions can use this controller only for additional hard drives.

ASUS P5WD2-e Premium Review: – PC Components – Motherboards – PC World Australia

Easily build an entertainment PC or create a satx environment with its exceptionally high bandwidth. The CMOS reset jumper is located in a convenient place, it’s easily accessible even when the motherboard is installed into a PC case.

This is about getting the most out of your machine, and taking pride in your customized computer. As you can see, the bundle is decent, but far from being luxurious.

Stack Cool 2 Stack Cool 2 is a fan-less and zero-noise cooling solution. Processes any high-quality stereo, 5. Asus places the eight-pin 12v auxiliary power connector at the top of the CPU socket area but out of the way of most aftermarket cooling solutions. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

This is the most reliable Intel board we have seen in recent tests, even with the ASUS non-delay overclocking feature enabled. With emphasis on graphics performance and CrossFire, the board seems more skewed towards enthusiast performance more than lifestyle computing, which may have been a reason why the WiFi-TV module isn’t offered for this board.


Our tests finished a few seconds faster with this feature turned on, which adjusts the CPU speed depending on the system load.

ASUS P5WD2-e Premium

The heat sinks and strategic board layout are tailor made to dissipate heat in the most efficient manner. It is probably justified only in two cases: ASUS motherboard is the ideal solution to enhance the performance of new generation processors.

Nevertheless, there are no evident troughs. The Northbridge and Southbridge chipsets are passively cooled with heatsinks that do not interfere with any installed peripherals. Dolby Headphone—Accurately simulates a 5.

However, as an optional PCI expansion card, you could always get it on your own as an optional item. Besides, motherboard manufacturers practically ignored the new chipset. If you try to use them all, it won’t be easy to do inside a PC case saya removing cables.