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Hey peeps, looks like im getting the Asus P5K PRO mobo, so has anybody had any experience with his board? can anybody tel me why or why not it would be a decent gaming mobo?

Im going to be using it with my sig rig and mostly for gaming and watching movies and such, thanks for your opinions!
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post #2 of 11
I bought one last week. Aside from an issue using PATA devices (not sure if it's limited to just mine or if it's widespread), it seems to be an excellent board. Pretty good overclocker.
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Thanks shroomie
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any other people have experience with this board?
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post #5 of 11
i have it and im very happy!! my cpu is happy too! i turn at 3.5ghz max awesome i can go at 4ghz with a better cooler i think
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post #6 of 11
I'am running my third P5K PRO MB at the moment and still no luck. First was already dead I bought it, second one I killed somehow (have no idea how) and third one does not boot with SS.
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post #7 of 11
no chance mine is very good what bios did you have?
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post #8 of 11
Have no real problems with mine, had a cpu temp problem with the latest bios revision so I had to revert to 906 but other than that I have been very happy with it. Overclocked my e4500 nicely to 3.0, and has been awesome for gaming, crysis, ut3 etc. Im happy with it
post #9 of 11
you have the bios 1002 , if yes this bios have temp problem not only cpu but mobo temp too i have this bios but i wait for a new bios .
i heard there is a 1101 bios on coolaler http://www.badongo.com/cfile/9908945
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post #10 of 11
I have the p5k pro its perfect i run q6600 at 3ghz no problems just need a better cooler.

I did have a problem when i got it frist one it was dead on output, then 2nd one works nicely..

Good mobo!
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