Posted on Wednesday, June 22 2005 @ 13:14:20 CEST by LSDsmurf
The Intel chipset roadmap may always move forward, but there are a lot of detours along the way. Mainstream motherboards naturally take a side street to their Performance class big brothers, but this time there is an express lane. Sure, Intel's current hot rod the i955X can blow the doors off its main stream cousin. However, the i945 is certainly more than just a compact class stripped down version with no thrills. With support for Dual Core processor and CPU's with a 1066 Front Side Bus, the GA-8I945P Pro has a price tag that won't force you to look at the used boards section. Let's drop this board in the test rig and see what kind of numbers it can post.