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Amazing board. I would just use one x2 or 295 with it and not worry about sli or crossfire. Throw in a sound card and a wireless router and i'm set.

I'm wondering when a Mobo manufacturer will strike a deal with a nice audio company and integrated a powerful audio chip directly onto the mobo... Never have to worry about it again.
Part of the reason why people run sound cards is to get away from the noise of electronic component cities that are motherboards.

I like my audio, noise free.

This DFI is hot. But.... they still need to improve their RMA before I buy from them.
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This is definitely my next board. $290 CAD just for the motherboard .
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X58 for a LAN PC in a nice shuttle case? Oh HELL yes!
    
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Sweet!!! I was just about to get a new SLI board, probably the P5N-D, but my CM 690 is pretty small and this would be amazing! It would force me into a new CPU and ram, but I was headed that way soon enough anyway. Plus, I have the geen/black nVidia CM 690, so the color scheme is bang on. This is the board I have been waiting for, an SLI mATX from a respected company with good OCing and features.
     
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nvm, forgot we were talking about X58
Edited by arkheii - 2/9/09 at 2:55pm
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Part of the reason why people run sound cards is to get away from the noise of electronic component cities that are motherboards.

I like my audio, noise free.

This DFI is hot. But.... they still need to improve their RMA before I buy from them.
This. Their RMA support is HORRIBLE and they make you jump through hoops just to get the board repaired.
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This DFI is hot. But.... they still need to improve their RMA before I buy from them.
QFT, their RMA system is quite terrible. I love my motherboard now that I finally have it, but I don't know if I'd buy from them again.

Also I find it weird that even this mATX x58 board has 6 ram slots while the Foxconn Bloodrage couldn't manage 6.
Edited by proTip - 2/9/09 at 3:03pm
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QFT, their RMA system is quite terrible. I love my motherboard now that I finally have it, but I don't know if I'd buy from them again.
Same here...they still won't RMA my board.

May I ask...what all did you have to do in order to get them to accept your RMA?
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Same here...they still won't RMA my board.

May I ask...what all did you have to do in order to get them to accept your RMA?
I made a thread on their forums, and it turned out to be a somewhat widespread problem so I was asked by a rep to RMA it. It turns out my board wasn't defective it was just an issue with old bios "profiles" that the board came with. I loaded one of the profiles just to see if my computer would boot with the settings (a minor overclock), and it caused a load of problems even after clearing the cmos.

I ended up having to pay the shipping one way which is kind of absurd. At my UPS store they don't have the proper forms for ground shipping on a company account (DFIs in this case). My UPS store only had the forms for 2 day air or quicker, and the lady in the RMA department said that her company wouldn't be able to afford 2 day air haha.
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I have enjoyed DFI's boards without any hiccups. I've RMA'd a few with little hassle, other then the lady on the phone being asian and not speaking english very well!

The P45 DFI Jr has done very well, I will keep an eye out on this board in the future...
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