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New Mobo: DFI LP SLI-DR Venus

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136008

I can't tell the difference between this and the Expert. Does this fix that 3 volt surge problem that the Expert had or something like that? Also, the price tag is kinda out there...

Sorry if this has been posted before, it's just that I haven't been here in a while .
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It uses all aluminum capcitors for a better more stable overclock
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And that justifies a price gouge of over $100?
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hmm i wonder if i should pick this up. do you guys think its worth it?
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From some of the reviews I read it gained marginal performance over other DFI boards with a stable PSU but when using a "no name" psu it did very well. I guess if you dont want to upgrade a cheap power supply then this is a good board.
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It also comes in a pretty box.

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Originally Posted by ProphetX
hmm i wonder if i should pick this up. do you guys think its worth it?
I dont think it is worth it, over here they are about 120 dollars more for that version over a sli expert. Even the expert or the SLI-D has aluminium caps for the cpu power supply. Definately an extreme entusiasts board. If you can afford it then by all means go for it. Its a DFI so you cant really go wrong.
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