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ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby Apoptosis » Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:45 am

ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

The P45 chipset has proven to be a very capable chipset with boards based on it ranging from $300 overclocking behemoths to $100 budget boards. The ECS P45T-A Black Series motherboard is a budget minded board with some enthusiast capabilities that help it carve out a piece of the under $100 price segment thanks to rebates. Read on to see how this motherboard does in testing!

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The ECS P45T-A is a fantastic price/performance motherboard and I have faith that it will continue to run at stock speeds until the end of time. This board is perfect for a budget gaming board, a secondary LAN board, or even an office workstation. Couple this board with CrossFire HD4850's and 4 gigabytes of DDDR2 and you are looking at a strong gaming platform.



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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby martini161 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:49 am

good read! suprised to see the back panel so barren though :-k thought they could have atleast but a couple more usb ports
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby Bio-Hazard » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:31 am

martini161 wrote:good read! suprised to see the back panel so barren though :-k thought they could have atleast but a couple more usb ports

Aren't the 12 ports on the board (6 internal + 6 back panel) enough...................... :mrgreen:
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby martini161 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:39 am

Bio-Hazard wrote:
martini161 wrote:good read! suprised to see the back panel so barren though :-k thought they could have atleast but a couple more usb ports

Aren't the 12 ports on the board (6 internal + 6 back panel) enough...................... :mrgreen:

never! :finga: i dont know about you but i use at least 18 in my eveyday life :mrgreen:
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby Bio-Hazard » Tue Aug 26, 2008 9:19 pm

I only use around 6 at any one time, so there's plenty on the board....................... :supz:
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby DX » Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:11 am

Too bad they didn't allow for more bios options to get it clocked up more. Who knows though a revision or two later could change things.
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby Gomeler » Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:36 pm

Considering how it seems like ECS is attempting to market the board to the enthusiast, the utter lack of overclocking options was a bit disappointing. I was hoping the board would be something like the Biostar P45 T-Power, a budget monster.
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Re: ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

Postby gwolfman » Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:25 am

This is what I think of ECS :vom: :vom: :vom:
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