Asus P5E3 Deluxe X38 Mainboard Preview
"A sneak peak at the layout and BIOS of Asus' future X38 motherboard."
Published: 3rd September 2007 | Source: VR-Zone |
Over at VR-Zone someone got their lucky hands on the new Asus P5E3-D...
Asus have gone with a rather extravagant heatpipe design but the general layout looks OK:
The capacitors/heatpipes look too close to the socket for many aftermarket cooling options:
There is a wide range of connectivity:
A close-up of the NB heatpipe cooler:
Sata ports and IDE slot have been turned 90 degrees, a good move by Asus:
There seems to be 3 pci-e slots, note the black one at the bottom. Checking the first image it seems long graphics cards may interfere with the RAM slots:
For a few BIOS shots and voltage options, check the source link at the top of the page.
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