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ASUS P7P55D-E Deluxe Motherboard

Date: September 14, 2010
Product: P7P55D-E Deluxe - Intel Socket 1156
Company: ASUS
Author: Patrick Rader

Board Layout and Features:

When I took at look at this board all I could think was ASUS really packed a lot of features into this board. With its black PCB and blue highlights the board has a very modern feel. ASUS put a lot of thought into the design of this board; from the large amount of room around the CPU socket for large heatsinks, to leaving enough room to change memory with a large video card installed. The board also sports a few of the must have features right now like having two Marvell SATA 6Gb/s and two USB 3.0 ports via a NEC controller. Rather than using a 1x PCI-e interface they use a 4x PCI-e giving the SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 ports much more bandwidth. On the back of the motherboard ASUS included two PS/2 ports, a CMOS clear button, two USB 3.0 ports (blue), SPDIF and coax digital audio ports, dual gigabit LAN, 6 USB ports, an eSATA port, a 6 pin firewire port, and six analog audio jacks.

The P7P55D-E Deluxe sports two x16 PCIe slots. Though using two video cards in SLI or CrossfireX will slow them both down to 8x each. There are also three 1x PCIe slots, and for legacy's sake two PCI slots as well. The six standard 3Gb/s SATA ports as well as the IDE port on the board are angled a 90 degrees so allow for clearance of a large video card. Across the bottom of the board you can see the digital audio headers, a firewire port and three USB headers to give you six more USB 2.0 ports. Another awesome included feature is the inclusion of the power and reset buttons built right into the bottom of the board. This means no more shorting pins for benchers.

Further along to the right are the two SATA 6Gb/s ports controlled by the Marvell controller and one dedicated port for your front eSATA port that so many cases are coming with these days, or you could use it for an optical drive. Further to the right is one of the chassis fan headers and the pin headers for the LEDs and switches for a case. The cool thing ASUS includes is their Q-connector which lets you plug all of your switches and LED headers into it, and it fits right on top of the existing header on the motherboard so you don't have to fumble around in your case to get everything wired up.

 





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