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Well I think I can live with 437 since Im going to get a CPU with a 9.5x multi
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Well I think I can live with 437 since Im going to get a CPU with a 9.5x multi
well i hope you end up like i did with a $270 mobo sitting in your closet because DFI refuses to honor their warranty
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Dont really see why im spending the extra $$?
The basic differences between the chipset Intel x48 and x38 is the official support to 1600 MHz system bus, corresponding frequency dividers, and also the possibility to exploit a pair of modules DDR 3-1600 with XMP technology and 1.8 v
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The basic differences between the chipset Intel x48 and x38 is the official support to 1600 MHz system bus, corresponding frequency dividers, and also the possibility to exploit a pair of modules DDR 3-1600 with XMP technology and 1.8 v
DDR3 costs too much
1600 MHz is very high end right now
Even only a few support 1333 MHz
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yes that's right spend extra for future upgrade
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Actually I think the X38 will be stretching my budget a little bit
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post #37 of 41
then go with nice and cool p45
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then go with nice and cool p45
So P45 > X38
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read the reviews about both of them and you will notice there is no big difference.there is only a slight difference in crossfire its just ~5fps .
so save your money and get p45
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If you are looking for a high OC then do not get the DFI DK x38. Many threads of people not getting higher then 4XX FSB. Doesn't matter to me since I don't OC that far and this is the cheapest crossfire board with 16/16.

Read this thread http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=178811

Edit: Keep in mind as well that the DFI boards do not play nice with the 3870x2 cards either. See DFI club for more details. http://csd.dficlub.org/forum/showthread.php?t=5931
Edited by schlitzamen - 6/30/08 at 5:52am
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