Advantages: features SATA, dual channel memory Disadvantages: lacks modern features such as ddr2 and pci express
...for speed Most Wanted at a resolution of 1024 x 768.
My overall conclusion of the P4I65G is that if you dont want to upgrade your whole pc, have a socket 478 CPU and lack features such as SATA and AGP 8x then this is the motherboard to get as it only costs about £30 - £40 which in my opinion is a bargain....
Advantages: Easy Setup, Great Performance, Cheap but Reliable Disadvantages: Some components hard to reach
.... There are also pins for firewire, audio and hardware monitoring. The only thing I would advise is to connect the cables from your computer case BEFORE you install the processor etc, otherwose it will be very difficult to reach some of them once the board is mounted in the case. Also, good dexterity is needed to get the connectors into the pins, as they are located quite close together.
Advantages: Inexpenisve, good performance, lots of ports and slots Disadvantages: Ports a bit cluttered, no WiFi
...board is color coded so that you can plug everything in quite easily, should you be upgrading or building your machine from scratch.
The slots on the motherboard are:
? Socket 478 (for Pentium 4 CPUs)
? 4 DDR SDRAM DIMM slots
? AGP 8x
? 5 PCI
? WiFi slot (not actually useful unless you buy the WiFi card from Asus for a lot of money)
? ATX power
? 2 IDE
? 2 SerialATA
? 2 USB 2.0 (for...