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DFI INF.BloodIron P35-T2RL Motherboard (£64.61)
http://www.cclonline.com/product-inf...=dfi-bip35-t2r

DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS Motherboard(£77.54)
http://www.cclonline.com/product-inf...i-lpdkp35-t2rs

So ive heard that DFI are really good OCers and im getting either one of these over my sig mobo(any reason why i shouldnt?) so which is best overall?
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post #2 of 11
Similar OC but the TR2S is better.
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personally i would take the lanparty dk mobo, i have it now and it is absolutely amazing and its not that much more expensive
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post #4 of 11
Both are strong OCers but I believe the Dark has not OCing options.
DFI over the Asus, Asus has been a pain to me recently, 3 defective high end MB for me from them so I personally have no desire to purchase Asus.... the only def MBs I've ever had in 12+ years!
    
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Both are very good boards, but the lanparty is a little better (more solid state caps and a few other features I beleive)
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Both are very good OC'ers, I personally own the DK model, sitting in another PC about 10 feet away. I couldn't be happier with that board, it gave me no trouble whatsoever, and like I said, OC's very well. I have no experience with the Blood Iron except redsunx at yelling at people to get it, so it must be good In all honesty though, they're both very nice, you might as well go for the cheaper one, or flip a coin, or something.
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post #8 of 11
The DK has more fan headers, heatsinks on the PMWs, all solid state capacitors, and a less cramped layout. Otherwise, it's virtually identical to the Blood Iron.

Both boards use all identical ICs, both boards will OC nearly the same (though the DK may have a slight out of the box edge with quad cores), and both are built on 4-layer PCBs.

One edge the Blood Iron has is it's smaller size, so it's easier to work with in a cramped case.
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Meh, looks like the DK, its only a bit moar.
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post #10 of 11
Just from personal experience, and from a marketing perspective (the DK is in a series, while the Blood Iron is out there on its own) I'd say get the DK...DFI's reputation would be shot if a board in a series was beat by something standalone.
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