The Tech Report puts these 2 boards head to head. The Striker has a lot to prove, and the very inexpensive P5N-E starts off with what looks to be a big advantage.
“One of those mid-range gems might just be Asus’ own P5N-E SLI. The P5N-E lacks many of the extras that come with the Strikerâ€”including the fancy heatpipes, flashy lights, and LCD displayâ€”but you still get nForce 650i core logic, passive chipset cooling, SLI support, and enough BIOS-level overclocking options to exploit the full potential of a Core 2 Duo. With motherboards doing little to affect overall system performance, especially when it comes to applications and games, the P5N-E SLI should be every bit as fast as the Striker.
Clearly, we had to put these boards to the test to see how a mid-range mobo like P5N-E SLI stacks up against the flagship Striker Extreme.”
Here are some more Motherboard articles from around the web:
- BIOS Optimization Guide Update @ TechARP
- AMD RS780 supports DDR2 & DDR3 @ Chile Hardware
- Intel G965: mATX Performance Update @ AnandTech
- AMD RS780 news @ Chile Hardware
- ASUS P5N-E SLI @ Pro-Clockers
- NVIDIA nForce 680i LT SLI @ HotHardware