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Strong partnership between Intel and Asus become very obvious and as a result of good collaboration between them, ASUS made Asus P5Q Pro motherboard based on new Intel’s logic controller under the name of P45. Before any further information about this motherboard, we’ll first make a glance at new chipset and its possibilities.

We would lie if we would tell you that we expected from Intel to launch some new logic controller after X48 chipset (our expectations were more pointed to new logic controller solutions for Nehalem processor). We got the feeling that Intel wanted to complete the cycle for processors based on Core architecture.

It was logical that X48 is last of its kind. But it seems that logic was lost along the way, but fortunately technology wasn’t. As a matter of fact, P45 is officially first chipset made in new 65nm lithography. That unmistakably guarantees less warming up and higher OC potential.

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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.