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post #1 of 14
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As i have said im looking at new mobo's. But im drawn between two.
Asus
and a DFI
Now i though i would also mention the lack of quality of my ram. Any psu issues would be helpful. I would also love to know more about DFI in general. I was reading hardcore on DFI-street and didnt really find anything usefull.
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post #2 of 14
Your PSU will work fine with a DFI board, so no worries there. I would imagine that your ram should be fine as well, I've seen DFI's run on low end ram many times.
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Ok. my biggest boost of confidence needed was the psu. heard alot about them not being "up to par" with dfi.
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post #4 of 14
Your PSU is fine. All Enermax PSU's are good. I'd say Asus. DFI have compatibility issues with certain RAM, or so i've heard.
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post #5 of 14
Asus definately controls the Intel side of mobo world, but I think DFI still has the upper hand when it comes to AMD. I've had Asus boards burn out on me from a strong 12v rail before.
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post #6 of 14
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Yea i know dfi is picky with coarsair and kingston. works good i think with gskill and ocz? I know the asus is any easy oc. they have encorperated lots of good features into it. But i also know DFI has wicked AMD ocing possiblities.
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post #7 of 14
You'll like the DFI but it doesnt work well with TCCD ram if you were looking, the SLI-DR is good for that. The expert was meant for BH-5 and UTT chips.
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post #8 of 14
Dfi has alot of overclocking options and I never had a problem with one before and i even have a psu changer on a old ps with a dfi board and it runs fine
    
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post #9 of 14
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Ah i see, then that rules out the TCCD ram upgrade.
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post #10 of 14
DFI DFI DFI!!! its cheep and just as good as the asus
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