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post #11 of 22
Word is the DFi BIOS is way more tweakable, loads more options and all that. I haven't really dived in proper yet, mainly because i haven't needed to. I found RAM timings, voltages and FBS/multi first time i looked. Easy as pie.

I'm not sure about the DS3R, but the layout on the DK is also pretty well thought out.
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Ahh that's fair enough then.

I was just about to click 'buy' about 10 seconds ago. And realised it supports 800mhz RAM maximum.

will this be a problem with my 1000mhz sticks? I know i could down clock them to 800mhz but i would rather not ?

Will i damage the board if i run 1000mhz or will it physically not let me run over 800mhz?

Thanks so far guys
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Oh i never noticed that.. I can tell you though, that i've had my RAm running flawlessly at 900Mhz.. But, no promises i'm afraid.

Someone else will surely have done it on here..
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Ahh that's fair enough then.

I was just about to click 'buy' about 10 seconds ago. And realised it supports 800mhz RAM maximum.

will this be a problem with my 1000mhz sticks? I know i could down clock them to 800mhz but i would rather not ?

Will i damage the board if i run 1000mhz or will it physically not let me run over 800mhz?

Thanks so far guys
This isn't a problem. It will be recognized as 800 automatically, then you just OC to 1000. It won't damage the board and ram if you keep it under proper voltage.
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Ahh that's fair enough then.

I was just about to click 'buy' about 10 seconds ago. And realised it supports 800mhz RAM maximum.

will this be a problem with my 1000mhz sticks? I know i could down clock them to 800mhz but i would rather not ?

Will i damage the board if i run 1000mhz or will it physically not let me run over 800mhz?

Thanks so far guys
Yup, not an issue. You'll be happy with the DFI, I actually just picked up the LT X38 earlier this week.
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Ahhh well that is certainly good to hear

I think i have myself a new board then

Thanks for everyones input. If i have missed repping anyone please let me know. I think i got everyone
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Problem solved, ORDER ORDER ORDER!
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Overclockers have it for £93

But there is another site that has it for £82

Here

It looks legit but is it worth the risk?

IT has its own forums and everything so i see no reason why not to go for it.
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Novatech have it for £85 - And they're a reputable company. Only, at the other end of the country from you. Not that that's a worry.
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Novatech have it for £85 - And they're a reputable company. Only, at the other end of the country from you. Not that that's a worry.
Ahh thanks dude. I didn't know Nova stocked DFI boards. Not many UK E-tailers do

They have a status of '4 in today'

So i will keep checking the status. I don't want to buy one and them send me an email and say they are out of stock
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