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I think you mean 939 , the DFi LP SLi-DR Expert is probably the best motherboard out there.
929 is my old union local # (Philadelphia Fresh Food Terminal Corporation- Street Contract) My bad. Lol.

Anyway, the Venus seems like a little too exotic. I could just imagine trying to get help with it seeing as only 999 other people would have it.
The DFI Ultra-D seems to be pretty logical. I don't need SLi capability because as soon as I recover from the motherboard taking a hit to my wallet, I'm getting a single 8800 GTS. It's crazy fast enough for me so I won't need to go SLI.
I'm going to look into that first.
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post #12 of 33
people that keep saying you can convert it to sli, your wrong ( unless he gets an old version )

yeh the first couple of revisions you could but not anymore, there all laser locked and there isnt a mod that can change that
    
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I found the DFI Ultra-D at amazon for $130. this sounds a little underpriced. What do you think?
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Ha... my beginner's board was the DFI NF590. It's kinda like being tossed in the ocean without knowing how to swim, you learn or die
Haha, sigged.
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I found the DFI Ultra-D at amazon for $130. this sounds a little underpriced. What do you think?
Overpriced.

$105 New Buy-It-Now on eBay. You can bid for others as well.
http://cgi.ebay.com/DFI-Lanparty-UT-...QQcmdZViewItem
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people that keep saying you can convert it to sli, your wrong ( unless he gets an old version )

yeh the first couple of revisions you could but not anymore, there all laser locked and there isnt a mod that can change that
No They epoxy-layered the surface of the PCB with the chip, so you couldn't do these mods. It's still possible if you get an exacto knife though.
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post #17 of 33
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Thanks....I'll probably get it on EBAY.
Btw...anybody who takes an exacto knife to thier brand-new mobo is a PSYCHO!!!

I like people like that.
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post #18 of 33
Any DFI Lanparty would be the best out there! hehe

The Ultra-D is just as good and they go for a lot cheaper
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btw.... I once got a Ultra-D off ebay for $45 with just bidding on it
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I got mine on e-bay $110 buy-it now! Brand new. Very nice!!
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