Asus a well known name in the hardware community builds its reputation on high performing, stable and in most cases, extremely flexible and I don’t mean physically motherboards. Read on to find out more Multiple peripheral slot configs see below. Read on to find out. Whispers around the web. Fortunately they’re setting it to enabled by default – an indication of things to come.

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It’s no surprise, then, that folks were looking forward to little bro’s arrival. I know a few people are getting bit by this as you read these words.

What I want from a board is stabilityspeed, and if possible, ease of setup. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

Read on to find out more Of course, we will be looking at the major focus of this article, the Asus P3B-F in depth as well. If IRC, on-line forums, and geek bar chats they do happen have informed me correctly, a lot of you have been holding your breath for a certain motherboard, and that board is the ASUS P3B-F.


Mac OS X I know I was, and being a generally lucky bastard, I managed to get my hands on one a bit early, and I’ve been testing it ever since. Power Mangement and Conclusion. Multiple peripheral slot configs see below. Odd decision on the part of ASUS, if you ask me.


Though boards based upon VIA’s goods were more cost-effective than their Intel counterparts, performance rather lack of was a big issue p3vf shunned away quite a number of people, who in fact, were looking for a good Intel alternative. Interestingly, use of JumperFree requires that a dipswitch on the motherboard be set appropriately. The p3nf that I can best use to describe it is “kludge”. Intel’s attempt at providing a CPU which xsus officially broken the MHz FSB bottleneck was received with a mixed response in terms of performance benefits.

Asus P3B-F

For the last couple of years, the industry has been seen supporting a chipset like no other. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. The interface just isn’t that great. For me, I don’t care if a motherboard sports Quad Celeron support and a liquid cooling option that allows you to run a Celeron A oh, how we love those CPUs up to a Gigahertz.

Lately many overclockers have been jumping for boards with more nifty features, more voltage settings, and more bus speeds, sometimes compromising that very stability we should all be striving for. Then again, chances are, once you get everything set the way you like it, you won’t be messing with it too much. It means that when you’re looking to buy one, be darn sure to check which configuration a vendor is selling.


Ultimate Limits of Computers. The mobo’s performance has to be considered in a wide-spectrum of use, and stability has to be considered.

Naturally, every mainboard manufacturer wholeheartedly accepted the chipset as at the time, as there were not any other chipsets on the market that could provide the support and stability as well as the BX did. Whispers around the web. A motherboard isn’t the sum of a few BIOS settings and benchmark-tests.

Back o3bf mid, Intel had introduced their iBX chipset which was the designated chipset for their Pentium II line of processors.

Their answer to Abit’s SoftMenu is, well So does their BX offering fair against the competition?

ASUS P3B-F – motherboard – ATX – Slot 1 – i440BX Series

I agree with Caesar’s statement that they’re the most important component of a machine; their purpose is to please asuus silicon driving master. It stands to reason, then, that like many of you, I expect top-notch performance from a motherboard. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Being neither as intuitive nor as user-friendly as Abit’s, JumperFree clearly reveals it’s frosh status.