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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.
i dont mean to be so harsh on DFI its just the board didnt wow me and this business with the RMA has put a bad taste in my mouth. The gigabyte was awesome and their support is really good as well

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Well, the DFI is the cheapest that will do that.
i noticed that but will a tuniq fit with the nb HS?
    
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how do i tell if ill have two slots open with crossfire it looks like i will with the dark which is the cheapest and also will it fit the tuniq. Where would i find this info if you guys dont know.
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how do i tell if ill have two slots open with crossfire it looks like i will with the dark which is the cheapest and also will it fit the tuniq. Where would i find this info if you guys dont know.
well it really depends what cards you are gonna use, if you have single slot coolers then the pci slots will be available on the DFI but if they are double you will loose one but that still leaves you with 2

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i dont mean to be so harsh on DFI its just the board didnt wow me and this business with the RMA has put a bad taste in my mouth. The gigabyte was awesome and their support is really good as well



i noticed that but will a tuniq fit with the nb HS?
The Duke is running his with an IFX-14, if that fits I'd think anything will.

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how do i tell if ill have two slots open with crossfire it looks like i will with the dark which is the cheapest and also will it fit the tuniq. Where would i find this info if you guys dont know.
Just check the pictures at newegg.
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Interestingly everyone who has dissed them so far in this thread are running Asus boards in their sig rigs, hmmm.
I have had the following boards.

2 DFI boards (Both PCIE slot died last one taking my 3870 with it)

1 gigabyte board (Great board just not what I was looking for and had a wierd cold boot issue)

2 MSI board (Crapiest boards ever. Both came dead and MSI tech support wasnt any hel)

1 abit board (Awsome board, Everything about it was good, Sold it to a freind)

1 evga board (meh worked awsome for like 2 weeks then the onboard nic died. Evga customer service was amazing)

Now my current Asus board (best board I have ever used. EASY to overclock rock soild and quality is above par)

So yea you cant go saying that crap like microman already said.
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right now my setup intakes through the front and exausts through the back. If i mounted the tuniq sidways it would blow up or down depending which way i wanted too instead of out of my case would this screw up airflow really bad or would i still be good. Cuase im pretty sure it will fit horizontal fine.
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