Asus P6X58D-E review

Asus ups the ante again with a new X58 motherboard for the budget focused

By  from PCFormat Issue 242
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
X58 Express
Multi GPU Supported
CrossFireX, SLI
Onboard Video
No
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
3
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket B LGA-1366
Brand Name
Asus
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Core i7, Core i7 Extreme Edition
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
24 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS, WEEE
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
6
Number of PCI Slots
2
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
QuickPath Interconnect
6.40 GT/s
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
6
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
4
Processor Technology
Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
Width
304.8 mm
Depth
243.8 mm
Manufacturer
ASUS Computer International
Product Model
P6X58D-E
Product Name
P6X58D-E Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/600, Serial ATA/300
Manufacturer Part Number
P6X58D-E
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.asus.com
Marketing Information

This motherboard supports the latest Intel Core i7 processors in LGA1366 package with integrated memory controller to support 3-channel (6 DIMMs) DDR3 memory. Supports Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) with a system bus of up to 6.4 GT/s and a max bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s. Intel Core i7 processor is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

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