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Does anyone know if a DFI board will have problems with my X-connect?
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Nay. DFI may have problems with certain RAM or what-not from what I hear, but never herad of anyone having problems with PSU..
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alright... does DFI have problems wiht Gskill ram?

And does anyone know any 2 gigs (2x1 gig) of ram that is 2-2-2-5?
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I have not heard of any problems per se- they could still exist though.
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Originally Posted by Ares545
alright... does DFI have problems wiht Gskill ram?

And does anyone know any 2 gigs (2x1 gig) of ram that is 2-2-2-5?
I believe it'll be fine.

@Burn: I may be wrong, but I know that I saw someone complaining about some RAM or something not working with DFI. I also know that I never saw anyone having trouble w/ PSU and DFI.

EDIT: Check ncsa's post, #8
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Originally Posted by Ares545
alright... does DFI have problems wiht Gskill ram?

And does anyone know any 2 gigs (2x1 gig) of ram that is 2-2-2-5?
To my knowledge there are no 1gb sticks that will do 2-2-2-5 but here are a few that will do 2-3-2-5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ubmit=Property
    
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Crash had a problem with his Geil RAM he got. I don't know if it was TCCD or BG-5, but I'm running BH-5 with no problems.
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ares545
alright... does DFI have problems wiht Gskill ram?

And does anyone know any 2 gigs (2x1 gig) of ram that is 2-2-2-5?
It depends on the Motherboard your talking about, Which DFI?

The NF4 dfi, with the later bios had trouble with UTT ram IE: the chips found in OCZ Gold VX. But the newer bios fixed the problem, so if you have cheapo ram to flash it, regardless of the board, you will be fine.
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post #9 of 20
List of memory that's assured to work:

http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24719

List of PSU's that are assured to work:

http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10854



The general rule for PSU's with the DFI boards: The PSU must have at least 480w, and have NATIVE 24-PIN connector.

I've heard mixed things about the X-Connect, and you could probably get something on that list for about the same price. But I've never used it, only going by what I heard, so don't base your decision on that.
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DFI mobos are very power hungry and a 500W XConnect might have problems with it since it is a weak PSU.
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