Difference between P4C800 and P4C800-E and Deluxe or not Deluxe???

Discussion in 'Asus' started by Memphoman, Feb 10, 2004.

  1. Memphoman

    Memphoman Guest

    Wanting to upgrade from my P4T-E/P IV 2.0/1 GIG RDRAM...Would someone
    tell me the difference pls...gives me a headache trying to figure out
    the difference and which to buy? Over clocking is not an issue...just
    reliability, and , god forbid, is the Gigabyte GA-8KNXP a better buy
    for use with a PIV 3.2?
    Memphoman, Feb 10, 2004
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  2. Okay, your subject line asks one question, and then your post seems to
    ramble about another.
    I understand you have a P4T, so you own a ASUS board.
    Your looking at the P4C800 vs the -E? the P4c800-e gives you some RAID
    options, firewire and onboard 6 channel sound.
    The non-E release uses a 3com network controller, thereby ignoring one of
    the benefits of the i875p chipset and CSA,
    the -E version uses a intel gigabit controller w/csa If its a choice between
    the original P4C800 and the -E, go for the -E by far.
    Well, luckily with ASUS boards, you get BOTH ;) I have a P4C 3.0 running a
    flat stock and it flies, who needs to overclock when its already this fast.
    I couldnt push more than 15% without my RAM dropping out of Dual Channel tho
    (not bad for kingston pc3200, not valueram tho)
    But at that 15% (3.45Ghz) it was still stable, just heat climbed to the 60's
    under load after running benchmarks for a bit, so I stepped back to default
    and been happy since.
    Then lastly, you ask in a ASUS newsgroup if a Gigabyte board would be a
    better buy.
    Heheh, thats asking for trouble from some people :) (not me tho)

    For a comparison of the two boards, you may have to search around some
    hardware review sites and see what they say.
    You also dont mention if you mean a P4C 3.2, P4EE 3.2 or P4E 3.2 (the
    differences which can be found at intel below)


    You'll have to check Gigabyte for their support of Prescott CPU's or EE
    Philip Callan, Feb 10, 2004
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  3. Memphoman

    DaveW Guest

    The P4C800E-Deluxe has a more stable north bridge, I believe, than the
    P4C800 Deluxe. I don't believe they make a P4C800 non-Deluxe.
    DaveW, Feb 11, 2004
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