As high-end motherboards go, the P5B Deluxe comes with the usual characteristics. Riding on its recent reputation as a highly overclockable chipset, we had rather high expectations of this Intel P based board. Sep 27, Posts: Or, get in touch with ASUS; their tech support is reliable as a rule, even out-of-warranty, and they can likely tell you if it’s a hardware failure. The only real nitpick we have with the board is the lack of expansion capabilities, but then we’ve already mentioned that before.

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Also, a USB floppy drive is perfect for these situations. This was the second Chieftec unit that died in the last 2 months If you see this hmicron no drives are connected, no drives have power or something on-board broke. Pretty much all the manufacturers are using the Jmicron controllers. There isn’t really anything to pick on about. Have feedback on the p5n for the editorial team? And yes, I realise that with DevOps servers this might not succeed.

However, our experience with the board has been positive nevertheless as the chipset never became scalding hot even under stress from benchmarking.


Moha 1 2 9. A very important thing to note about this motherboard is its electrolytic capacitors: It turns out libsata and JMicron don’t play together yet.

Ai Gear is jmciron basic overclocking profiler to store and enable different performance profiles in real-time, like switching gears in a car, thus its moniker. So that had to be the 4 port SATA controller, which worked fine. No triple-boot for me until the open-sauce folks figure out that bug. I didn’t even bother getting a CD burner until last year. Mar 5, Posts: The rest of the specs are the same as P5B-E.

So that means restoring from backup.

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It burns very good discs, though at the cost of speed in some situations. Wed May 09, Oct 13, Posts: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our wsus terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Nov 27, Posts: Yes unlocked CPUs only Riding on its recent reputation as a highly overclockable chipset, we had rather high expectations of this Intel P based board. The CPU socket is clear of obstructions, storage and power connectors are reachable and this is one of those boards that come with an abundance of fan connectors.


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I’ve heard a few people have gotten bad burners which were DOA. Jan 23, Posts: There are only those 4 drives and the system was on the RAID volume too.

We can ignore drivers and OS problems as well as my previous comments about the event log. Feb 24, Posts: The board also features a reduced heat-pipe cooling solution, which only covers the MCH instead of the full chipset and power components. The Jmicron drivers do not have a good reputation and they’re totally unecessary. I have my RAID array and the system is up and working.

Right now there are jmicon P5B versions: Sadly this only describes how to create a new RAID array and that seems to format it.

Ai Nap and Ai Gear.