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If you had to choose between the DFI LP LT P35 T2R & the Abit IP35 Pro Boards, which would you choose?
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Both are good board. First is the CPU multi. Depending on the cpu multi, if your cpu multi is 9x and up, then board fsb isn't the key concern for the board selection. In this case, depending on personal personal preference, go for Abit Pro when you fill 12 to 13 options and rig is ready to go. Go for DFI if you prefer more options and tweaks. If cpu multi below 8x, you may select DFI board as we all know it has higher fsb in general.
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They are both very good mobo's.
A flip of a coin would win. DFI does require more patience and has more bios options.
Abit is more straight foward and has a very good bios as well but leaner. The Abit
is much more user friendly and bios flashes (if needed) are easy.
I'm a fan of both and would prefer the DFI, but they can be a handful until you dial them in properly.
Don't forget about the Gigabyte P35 mobo's. Very user friendly as well.
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Thanks! Really good feedback.
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for the record, I picked the DFI. The 179.99 + free shipping seemed an ok price. I am familiar with the DFI BIOS(which is not much differant then EVGA), and have never had an ABIT Board, not that there is anything wrong with ABIT. I had downloaded the Manual for both MoBo's.
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