Joined on 12/06/01
Pros: Fast board. Overclocks well. Have my E4300 running at 382*9 @1.5Vcore. Using OCZ DDR2 900 Ram running at 950Mhz.
Cons: Mine didn't come with raid drivers on a Floppy. Cannot use 3rd Party Raid cards. Cannot use lower multi,even if you set it lower in Bios, it boots up using default in windows.
Overall Review: Great board for the money, has 3 PCI slots, nice design. Decent Oc abilities. SLI. Buy it now
Pros: One of the fastest routers I have owned once massaged and tuned properly
Cons: Runs very hot. Opened the casing and touched the cpu and it was scorching. Will probably put a heatsink on it eventually Not the easiest router to setup and hence the negative reviews.
Overall Review: I must say, this router surprised me quite a bit in a nice way. I bought it thinking it would be a mediocre router and it was until I played around with it. Recently my beloved Zyxel X550 died and was in a need of a router. Saw this for $20 and couldn't pass it up. First off make sure you are using a channel that is not being used by your neighbours. In my case it happend to be channel 3. This simple setting boosted my internet and throughput tremendously. Next I disabled all the stuff I didn't need under the internet setup like "Unicast" DHCP routing etc' Next under my network setttings I enabled netbios and select "Learn from Wan" option. The under Advanced Wireless setting make sure WMM and Short GI is checked. That's it. Took me about 22min to transfer a 6GB file from a 150N adapter to a wired machine, yielding on avg 6MB/s throughput.
Nifty lil combo
Pros: Small footprint. Surprisingly speedy, if not using graphical applications Works very nicely as a server. Overclocked mine to 1800Mhz :D
Cons: Forget about running any graphic app Fan get's noisy.
Overall Review: Got this a while back and running it in a small home server. Fans get annoying pretty fast. Else pretty fast for it's size.
Pretty good Mobo, just needs lil understanding
Pros: Great mobo with decent Overclocking ability. Atm at 385X9 with my E4300 @1.5Vcore.
Cons: 3rd party IDE drivers can cause some bootable Cds to act funny. Does restart but I believe this is common to all P965 boards. Pretty dumb move in Intel to abandon IDE.
Overall Review: To the guy below, who got a BSOD while loading windows, you have to hit F6 and load the ITE drivers for installation of windows. My only beef with this board is that my Trueimage software cannot see my SATA drives, which prevents me from restoring backups.