Overclocking
The Intel X38 chipset turned out to be a great overclocking chipset, at least according to our first motherboard review last week. 

Let’s see how the Asus P5E3 Deluxe does in comparison…

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Stock – 333 MHz FSB

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Stock memory settings

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450 MHz FSB

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500 MHz FSB

We seemed to hit the 500 MHz FSB mark without a single hiccup – no voltage changes, adjustments or tweaks what-so-ever.

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Our top overclock – 520 MHz FSB

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Memory runs at a cool 1040 MHz

Yowzers!  Just a few days after seeing our FSB overclocking record gets busted up to 515 MHz, the Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi goes another step up and hits 520 MHz for me with the same CPU and memory configuration.  Intel would like to sell you a high end 1333 MHz FSB CPU today along with a 1600 MHz FSB CPU in the months ahead — instead, just set whatever FSB you want with your current CPU by getting the P5E3 Deluxe that appears to be the best overclocker yet!
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