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ASUS P5WD2 Premium Motherboard with Wi-Fi and TV Tuner - Final Thoughts

Today we're taking a look at the ASUS P5WD2 Premium motherboard which is based on Intel's 955X chipset. It includes support for all Socket 775 processors along with the latest Pentium-D and Pentium XE. We're looking at the Premium version which includes additional Wireless and TV Tuner. It's a feature-packed board with plenty to offer, so read on and check it out as we compare it against the older Intel 925XE solution.

By: | Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 26, 2005 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.0%Manufacturer: ASUS

Final Thoughts


ASUS is one of the biggest names in motherboard history. From its humble beginnings of stable, well trusted platforms, to being the head of the overclocking community in my opinion, beating out ABIT, ASUS has managed to keep stability, quality and feature packed boards in line with great overclocking options.


The ASUS P5WD2 motherboard continues on from the P5AD2-E motherboard, designed using the same principals, with a few extra options to add spice to the end-users world.


Overall the amount of features are well balanced with support for Crossfire coming and possibly even SLI. The ASUS P5WD2 motherboard is definitely one to get your hands on from a variety of different angles.


- Pros


Feature Packed


Supports all LGA775 CPU's (Pentium-D and Pentium XE included)


SATA-II support


TV and Wireless PCI card for wireless and Multimedia TV Ready


e-SATA support


Plenty of good overclocking options


- Cons


Rather pricey (Most motherboards like this are)


No SLI support yet


- Latest Pricing


ASUS P5WD2 Premium Motherboard


The ASUS P5WD2 motherboard is for people who want a premium class motherboard with stacks of options and overclockability and is not for people who want a cheap and basic motherboard.


Rating - 9 out of 10 and TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Editors Choice Award



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