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Written by Mathew Williams   
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Table of Contents: Page Index
ASUS P7P55D EVO P55 LGA1156 Motherboard
ASUS P55 Features
P7P55D EVO Specifications
Closer Look: ASUS P55
P7P55D EVO Detailed Features
Testing and Results
Lavalys EVEREST
PCMark Vantage
Passmark PerformanceTest
Crysis Gaming Tests
MAXON CINEBENCH R10
P7P55D EVO Power Consumption
ASUS P55 Final Thoughts
P7P55D EVO Conclusion

ASUS P7P55D EVO P55 Motherboard

As we move into the holiday season, many are looking to Intel's new Lynnfield Desktop Platform for an upgrade or new build. Not surprising, there's plenty of good hardware on the market to choose from. In this article, Benchmark Reviews looks at the P7P55D EVO motherboard from ASUS. As part of their P55 lineup, the ASUS P7P55D EVO provides full support the for the new Lynnfield platform, along with several unique features. We'll explore these features in detail and find out how the EVO stacks up against other mainstream platforms.

The P7P55D EVO is one of several motherboards in the ASUS P7P55D series that launched last month. The models within this series share the same base configuration, but vary in terms of features and overclocking options. Compared to the rest of the lineup, the EVO model that we're looking at today sits about middle of the pack. It contains all of ASUS' proprietary hybrid technologies, but isn't quite as robust as the Premium and Deluxe models.

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With an MSRP of $199, the ASUS P7P55D EVO also costs a bit less than the higher-end ASUS models. At first glance, it appears to be a good compromise between features and price. Over the next few pages, we'll look at these features in detail, as well as the results of our performance testing. Similar to the Intel DP55KG review published last month, we'll be comparing the ASUS P7P55D against two other chipsets: the Intel P45 and the AMD 790FX. This time, however, we've upgraded our test suite to Windows 7, which should better utilize our multi-core systems.

About ASUS

ASUS, a technology-oriented company blessed with one of the world's top R&D teams, is well known for high-quality and innovative technology. As a leading provider of 3C (computers, communications and consumer electronics) total solutions, ASUS offers a complete product portfolio to compete in the new millennium.

asus_logo_blue_300px.pngASUS products' top quality stems from product development. It's like learning Chinese Kung-Fu; one must begin with cultivating the "Chi" and inner strength. Besides innovating cutting-edge features, ASUS engineers also pay special attention to EMI (electromagnetic interference), thermal, acoustics and details that usually go unnoticed to achieve complete customer satisfaction. ASUS notebooks are the first TCO'99-certified notebooks worldwide. The requirements for this honor include radiation emission control, energy (battery consumption), ecology (environment friendly) and ergonomics.

To succeed in this ultra-competitive industry, great products need to be complimented by speed-to-market, cost and service. That's why all 100,000 over employees of ASUS strive for the "ASUS Way of Total Quality Management" to offer the best quality without compromising cost and time-to-market while providing maximum value to all customers through world-class services.



 

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# CPUjack scalia 2010-11-15 08:23
I would like to find the right cpu for my computer which the motherboard model is: P7P55D

Which CPU is the right one for me to use on my motherboard of P7P55D

How much does it cost to buy

Thank you

Jack
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# RE: CPUOlin Coles 2010-11-15 08:26
Visit the ASUS website and find this motherboard, then view their CPU compatability list.
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# Just my OpinionBruceBruce 2010-11-15 09:08
There are several choices, but IMHO, the i5-760 is a good match. It's not the fastest, nor the cheapest, but I think it represents a good value.
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# reply for the cpumanul 2012-01-19 05:45
i have the same motherboard it supports Core i7 880(3.06G,L3:8M, rev.B1)

check this and u 'll be able to find a processor

##asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1156/P7P55D_EVO/#CPUS
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