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I still say that it's just the Expert.
So do I. I have neither the patience or the resources to be an "expert" on the Expert. In fact, I'm sure that its an issue with the board itself, and not something on DFI's part as a whole.

Prosser - see, that is where you and I differ. To me, its not cool for it to take 30 minutes to get something working with a motherboard. Are you talking about just getting the machine to boot up, or getting a stable overclock? Because I can justify spending time on ram to get a good overclock, but to just get it to post, no. Not for me.

I'm getting a refund on the board for $110. I'm going to go over to Fry's to see what they have. They might have the SLI-DR, and they might have the A8N32-SLi Deluxe. I might get either. Not sure yet. If I really feel like dicking around with DFI, then I might get the SLI-DR. If I feel pissed off enough, I'll get the Asus.

Oh, and Namrac. If I do end up getting the Asus, I'll send you my VC-RE. I'm sure you know about it.
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Just ordered the A8N32-SLi Deluxe. Done with DFI.
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Yay!!!!! I got one too so we can compare notes
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Yay!!!!! I got one too so we can compare notes
Yo Dot!!!
Have you made any progress with your A8N32 yet? I'm anxious to push my system a little further than 2.8. Im waiting to see what you found out!
    
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Yay!!!!! I got one too so we can compare notes
Well, yeah, stats between motherboards aren't too different. Unless you mean overclocking. But it'll be hard to beat my only stable overclocking DFI board. That one could hit 2.85GHz.
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Yo Dot!!!
Have you made any progress with your A8N32 yet? I'm anxious to push my system a little further than 2.8. Im waiting to see what you found out!
I just got the board and I'm waiting on a couple more components...ie GPU,RAM,and PSU...Then were gonna get some a8n32 action...woot!!!!
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It seems there's some kind of compatability issue with my PSU/case/motherboard. Since my PSU is at the bottom, and the P4 connector is at the freaking top right hand corner, I'll have this big ugly cord going across my motherboard, because its not long enough to go around. Ughh. I guess I could make a cut in the motherboard tray, but I don't have a dremel... Any ideas? I don't want this bigass cable going across my case like that.
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A guy at Xtremesytems had the same issues with an antec 900 and cut a bunch of holes in the mobo tray. I'll get you a link. Great board btw. My Asus A8N32 is sitting in my daughters' computer. I got excellent results with it with an Athlon 4000 and the FX-57 that is currently sitting in it.
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Thanks man, reppage.
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