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ECS 965PLT-A Motherboard - Intel 946GZ Chipset Tested

By: Cameron Johnson | Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 18, 2007 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: ECS Elitegroup

Final Thoughts


After all our tests we are pretty happy with the results of the ECS 965PLT-A motherboard. Despite being a budget board, it has enough performance to serve well as an office or and even home media centre PC.


Feature wise the board is dry. Without any additional controller chips there are no additional SATA ports, Firewire, or wireless networking. Only the Gigabit Ethernet chip is added to give an extra boost, without which the board would have no networking features.


It's not the type of motherboard you should be looking at for extreme performance or gaming but if you're looking for a cheap board which supports the latest Intel processors including quad-core, ECS might have something for you to consider here.


- Pros


Stable platform


GMA 3000 is DX9 compliant


Can play basic games


Great office or media centre PC


Reasonably cheap


- Cons


No additional features like SATA or Firewire


Rating - 8.5 out of 10 and TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Best Value Award!



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