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post #11 of 14
Both DFI and Asus make good OCing boards. I have had better luck OCing on DFI boards then on Asus boards though. So as some one who has worked with both brands, I would go with DFI. Their boards feel like they are built better, they look nicer and they OC better.
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post #12 of 14
go the dfi board ive got one and it kicks butt!! the only problem ive got with it is that im having hassles getting a new chipset cooler to fit on it, ive also got the msi mobo you have too!!
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post #13 of 14
I just got my first DFI board and i will always buy dfi now! This board is great. I have always had asus ( even the one in my hp, lol.) and they are good boards. I almost bought the A8N 32 SLI, but now im glad i have this one. It is rock stable. The only wierd dfi thing i have seen so far is that my memory has to go in the second channel, but i have also never been able to run them @ 250mhz! so it is a small price to pay, and they still run in dual channel. I say if you plan to do some major o/c'ing get the dfi one.
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post #14 of 14
My experience with DFI, albeit limited, and also ASUS, has lead me to personally choose a DFI SLI-DR over the ASUS mobos. So many options in the BIOS is what won me over. And you just can't the support of dfi-street.com.
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