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Review: Foxconn P9657AA-8EKRS2H Intel P965 motherboard

by Tarinder Sandhu on 22 November 2006, 01:24

Tags: Foxconn P9657AA-8EKRS2H motherboard, Foxconn (TPE:2317)

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Introduction





Intel's Core 2 Duo CPUs are hot property right now. Significant demand for the lower-end models has ensured that complementing motherboards have also sold well.

Intel released its P965 Express chipset to officially support Core 2 Duo and, in most cases, Core 2 Quad. We've taken a look at a couple of P965 motherboards and have been impressed by their speed and feature set.

It's now the turn of Foxconn to offer its take on what retail P965 should be. That's why we've given its P9657AA-8EKRS2H a detailed examination. Read on to see if this 'budget' P965 has what it takes to find a home in your new Core 2-based system.