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I just sold off some spare parts and am upgrading my rig, my question is will this Asus A8N sli overclock as well as the DFI?? I have ran only DFI for the last couple of years....But wouldnt mind a change is oc is comparable..One of my concerns is the Vdimm..on DFI I can use the jumper giving me access of up to 4.0 of which I now have it clocked at 3.3, so please lend me a hand and give me some input...Thanks

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post #2 of 16
The DFI Lanparty series are superior overclockers to any other board on the market. It has been proven time and time again, just ask Google.

DFI is your best bet for overclocking.
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That I am aware of as an avid DFI user, however, I was just wondering about the Asus for a change of pace
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Originally Posted by tatted_taz
That I am aware of as an avid DFI user, however, I was just wondering about the Asus for a change of pace
You asked if the Asus could overclock as well as the DFI, and the answer I gave you is no.
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post #5 of 16
I would go with the DFI...for one the voltages go up A LOT higher on the DFIs.
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post #6 of 16
The A8N-SLI Deluxe can't maintain 1T over 240 HTT. It's better if you stick with DFI.
post #7 of 16
DFI all the way
post #8 of 16
I have that exact same DFI board right now, and for some odd reason, it won't boot up or give me any display, but I would imagine it's because I have Corsair ValueSelect RAM in there (need to get something different). Be advised that Corsair RAM pretty much won't work at all. OCZ should be fine, though.
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post #9 of 16
simple answer.......DFI
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post #10 of 16
go DFI, all of the superior BIOS abilities make their boards the best overclockers and the boards that are stable. However, I would not go DFI if you do not have a native 24 pin psu.
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