ASUS P5W64 WS Professional Motherboard Review :: Introduction

11-30-2006 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun

ASUS made nearly one-third of the motherboards worldwide last year. They generally manufacture boards based upon virtually every chipset on the market including chipsets from NVIDIA, Intel, AMD (ATI), SIS and VIA. Their brand is popular among enthusiasts for the overclocking and stability and the bundle they provide. The board on the test bench today is the ASUS P5W64 WS Professional Workstation Class Desktop Motherboard, the P5W64 WS Pro


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The motherboard market can be defined in several different markets. The main reason for many people to buy a motherboard is to build a new computer system. Other people buy built systems from OEMs like Dell and Hewlett Packard. Still others buy systems for work. A small fraction of motherboard purchases are made for the workstation market. The Workstation market is signified by the need to do high quality graphics, multiple displays and higher quality parts. In the past workstation motherboards included