The P5E3 is Asus' X38 based motherboard for DDR3 memory. It is well equipped and comes with a tremendous heat pipe to cool the chipset components and the voltage regulators.
The cost for this premium motherboard varied by about 20% or between $310 and $370 in the different markets. Once again, we found the cheapest net prices in Germany and in the United States, followed by Canada. Since sales tax in North America is clearly lower than the value-added tax in Germany, America is the best place to buy this mobo.
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- CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS9700
- Motherboard: Asus P5E3 Deluxe
- Memory: Crucial Ballistix DDR3
- Hard Drive: Western Digital WD5000AAKS, 500 GB
- Graphics: Gigabyte GeForce GV-NX88S320H-B-RH
- Power Supply: Coolermaster RS850 EMBA
- San Disk Extreme III 2 GB SD Card