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i wanna know why everyone is kissing dfi's ass lately everyone talks about how great they are yet i never see any proof. i just dont get it
maybe its the fancy colours! i dont get it either
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I've had no problems what so ever will all three of the DFI boards I've owned, (along with my friend's boards).

Don't let one users testimony sway you entirely.....
    
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I've had no problems what so ever will all three of the DFI boards I've owned, (along with my friend's boards).

Don't let one users testimony sway you entirely.....
Interestingly everyone who has dissed them so far in this thread are running Asus boards in their sig rigs, hmmm.
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Interestingly everyone who has dissed them so far in this thread are running Asus boards in their sig rigs, hmmm.
ive had 3 evga boards 2 dfi 1 gigabyte and this asus board in the last year so dont give me that crap. i'm not happy with this asus board either BTW
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ive had 3 evga boards 2 dfi 1 gigabyte and this asus board in the last year so dont give me that crap
I was stating fact, I don't see what's crap about that. I'd like to know what problems you had with the DFI, as I'm sure the OP would. When you just say I've had that board and it's crap it's not really helping anyone. Is it just a bad board? Do you think that DFI has issues with QC? Or was it just a lemon?
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I was stating fact, I don't see what's crap about that. I'd like to know what problems you had with the DFI, as I'm sure the OP would. When you just say I've had that board and it's crap it's not really helping anyone. Is it just a bad board? Do you think that DFI has issues with QC? Or was it just a lemon?
The board functioned just fine til it died but it just didnt clock very well at all. it took my quad to only 4.1ghz and my E8400 to only 4.5 when the gigabyte i had could push both chips MUCH farther with much less effort. The boards arent horrible but they dont even come close to what they are made out to be. after it died DFI has been jerking me around for months now ive called around 20 times and sent countless emails and they just keep jerking me around.
    
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well i'm gonna be on air so i only need to get to about 3.2-3.4 which it should do pretty easy. Another thing i realized is i need to be able to have 2pci slots for wireless and sound when using crossfire.

also it needs to fit my tuniq 120
Edited by b.walker36 - 5/17/08 at 11:05am
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well i'm gonna be on air so i only need to get to about 3.2-3.4 which it should do pretty easy. Another thing i realized is i need to be able to have 2pci slots for wireless and sound when using crossfire.
honestly if you only need 3.2ish just get the cheapest x38 you can find with the slot arangement you are looking for
    
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The board functioned just fine till it died but it just didn't clock very well at all. It took my quad to only 4.1ghz and my E8400 to only 4.5 when the gigabyte I had could push both chips MUCH farther with much less effort. The boards aren't horrible but they don't even come close to what they are made out to be. After it died DFI has been jerking me around for months now I've called around 20 times and sent countless emails and they just keep jerking me around.
Well, that is definitely something to consider, it would persuade me to pick the Gigabyte. The DFI was just the most affordable choice available and I had heard good things about their P35 boards, hadn't heard that their support was crap.
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well i'm gonna be on air so i only need to get to about 3.2-3.4 which it should do pretty easy. Another thing i realized is i need to be able to have 2pci slots for wireless and sound when using crossfire.

also it needs to fit my tuniq 120
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honestly if you only need 3.2ish just get the cheapest x38 you can find with the slot arrangement you are looking for
Well, the DFI is the cheapest that will do that.
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