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Asus P7P55D intel or P7P55D LE

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by Spazzfish, 7 Oct 2009.

  1. Spazzfish

    Gangster

    Joined: 5 Apr 2009

    Posts: 303

    I'm pondering over these two boards. The intel version is £15 quid more expensive and has an extra sata and 2 firewire ports over the LE model. Is there anything else special that this board has over the LE model that's really worth the extra £15?
    I don't mind missing out on the sata and firewire ports to save a few notes, but if the LE is not very good for overclocking or lacking something major then I guess I have to cough up. Anyone with any know please add some input.


    Links if needed:

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-360-AS&groupid=701&catid=5&subcat=1495

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-363-AS&groupid=701&catid=5&subcat=1495
     
  2. Spazzfish

    Gangster

    Joined: 5 Apr 2009

    Posts: 303

    Don't worry people. After downloading the manuals i've just found out these boards only run one pci-e at x16 and the other at x4. What the hell is that all about. I thought all these boards as supposed to be 8x 8x :(
     
  3. Zenduri

    Soldato

    Joined: 17 Mar 2009

    Posts: 5,255

    Location: Nottingham

    they do if you have a board with 16x 8x or 16x 16x then they will run at 8x 8x (Limited by the cpu)
     
  4. MeatLoaf

    Capodecina

    Joined: 1 Dec 2005

    Posts: 14,262

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    The LE is great for overclocking, see my sig ;)