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Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review - Conclusion

EPoX were not the only clever Taiwanese engineers managing to trick the cost effective Intel 845PE chipset into operating at 800MHz FSB, just like the new and higher priced Canterwood chipset. Albatron is the second company Cameron "Sov" Johnson looks at today which managed the feat in the Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition motherboard. How does it stand up against Canterwood and EPoX 845PE? Read on and find out!

By: | Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 28, 2003 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: Albatron



Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition is a board that is worth a look at if you are considering the 800MHz FSB CPU without paying the high price for an I875P motherboard.


Albatron has done a great job on including the needed features for today's base system with support for future Intel 800MHz FSB CPU's. Stability and overclocking wise, the PX845PEV-800 was the most stable I845PE board we have seen, overclocking was a fantastic treat, and we managed to hit the full 250MHz FSB with this board without any stability issues. Feature wise, the 3Com Ethernet is a much better idea than the ICH4 networking. Moving the sound system to the PCI card allows for a much better expansion upgrade options.


In all Albatron has put together a great contender for 800MHz FSB Pentium 4 systems.


- Pros






Ultra low cost


3Com Networking


PCI Sound Card


- Cons


No Serial ATA


Rating: 9 out of 10


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