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DFI all the way!
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post #22 of 37
Asus all the way always had their boards, even my old P2 thats now junk had a Asus board and worked for along time . The AMI Bios i prefer over award. better layout
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post #23 of 37
DFI, I've had three Socket A boards that didn't last more than 3 months from asus.

Not to mention, the *shudder* Striker *shudder shudder*
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post #24 of 37
Thread Starter 
I guess it is settled then..... DFI will be the board I choose. Are there any quality differences that will play a part in overclocking between the X38 boards?

I know the higher levels have UV coatings and Teaming capability. Are there any differences in the caps, layers, etc though? I will not be adding any cathodes to my rig so the UV coating is pointless to me. I'm only after speed and stability.
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post #26 of 37
DFI DFI DFI DFI DFI!!!!!!!
I just got one but didn't overclock yet, but it looks HOT! lol
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post #27 of 37
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Originally Posted by D1g1tal V3n0m View Post
I guess it is settled then..... DFI will be the board I choose. Are there any quality differences that will play a part in overclocking between the X38 boards?

I know the higher levels have UV coatings and Teaming capability. Are there any differences in the caps, layers, etc though? I will not be adding any cathodes to my rig so the UV coating is pointless to me. I'm only after speed and stability.
The Dark boards have UV Reactive parts, too. Check out my gallery. As for OCing, people have hit well over 500 FSB on the Dark P35, so the Dark boards aren't crippled or anything, if that's what you were thinking.
    
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post #28 of 37
DFI.

Asus support SUCKS!
    
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post #29 of 37
Well after cursing and almost shooting my dfi board, i finally was able to crack the bios and now i'm at 3.0 stable for 7hrs. hehe i have both boards dfi dk p35 and asus crosshair. i really can't attest to bad support for asus because i've called them 2 times and they were good. everytime i was offered an RMA. i haven't had issue w/ DFI cause it's a new setup the only thing i'm peeved about with DFI is they don't explain the bios in the manual but they can print out how to install the board in like 6 languages
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post #30 of 37
So far I have owned 2 DFI boards A DFI LanParty UT NF4 SLI-DR Expert and the DFI LanParty DK P35-T2RS in my sig. Both are great quality and phenomenal overclockers IMO. Just can't go wrong with DFI.
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