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post #61 of 67
nice money saver i guess but your missing out
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Well the only factor wasn't saving money, it was the warnings that I had been given by some people, not to metion the reviews and user's statements that recommend the Abit board over the DFI. Also, I couldn't order from newegg, which quite frankly scares me, LMAO! In the review I read that compares these two mobos, they said that they have the same OCing options in the BIOS. Also, not to mention, that withing a year or two I will be replacing the mobo/whole PC for a DX10 rig, funds allowing. Mommy and Daddy aren't in the picture for me, except birthday and Christmas!
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yeah, the only thing wrong with DFI boards is the "Stupid factor" of the user.
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Agreed
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I'd take my CFX3200 over an ABit ANY DAY! Even if it did cost more, its a DFI. Its not just the brand your paying for, your paying for the best mobos out there
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I'd take my CFX3200 over an ABit ANY DAY! Even if it did cost more, its a DFI. Its not just the brand your paying for, your paying for the best mobos out there
people who say DFI's aren't the best mobos, have never owned a DFI (although I hear the C2D ones aren't the best ) but for skt939 they can't be beaten. Every problem I ever had with previous skt939 boards seems to of just evaporated since getting this board. Usually I will say "its a great board, but...", but not with this one, can't fault it in anyway, temps are good, volts are rock solid, everything is laid out perfectly on the board, it looks good and it has more BIOS flexibility then any other mobo i've used.

If you where into fast cars and tuners you wouldn't buy an automatic SUV you'd buy a mitsubishi or nissan? If you're into overclocking computers you wouldn't buy an ASUS or ABIT you'd buy a DFI?
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A Mitsubishi *****! They aren't fast at all! Nissan Skyline, now that's another story.....man read that review that I posted, it compared the DFI Lanparty UT CFX3200 and the Abit board I ordered. They have basically the same OCing BIOS options, and the review says that the Abit has better fan control software. I can't really remember any other specifics, but from what I gathered from the various forums that I frequent, the Abit is equal, if not better to the DFI. Price being considered, as well as availibility, the Abit won me over. Also the Abit has the same scores in all of the benchmark. In the newegg reviews most people have given the board 5eggs out of 5. I will post here after I get the mobo up and running, to let future buyers know. I would've bought the DFI board if it was availible on newegg for the lower price, but I don't want to pay $140 for options that I'm not going to use, such as more than 4 SATA headers and an actively cooled northbridge, which is unnecessary from what the article said.
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