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Old May 2, 2009, 11:26 PM
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Well since my Maximus recently died, I have been offered a DFI P45 T2RS, and a XFX 780i board.

I've heard quite a few bad things about the T2RS, as well as the general consensus that Nvidia chipset = bad. I'm just looking for some opinions

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Old May 2, 2009, 11:31 PM
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I wouldn't use either.

After the sour taste in my from DFI and nvidia.. bleh

I'd rather go for a P5Q or a Tpower
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Old May 3, 2009, 04:50 AM
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The P45 board gives you the option of xfire on your ati card. I had a P5Q Pro and it was a great board. Boards are really hit and miss for the large part. What works well for one, may be utter crap for another. I traded my P5Q Pro for an EVGA 680i and both board OC and work well for me.
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Take the 780i, sell it, and buy a P5Q Pro or GA-EP45-UD3P?
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Old May 3, 2009, 10:32 AM
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I've been using DFI since Nforce4 s939 days and I will never go to anyone else for an overclocking oriented mobo.
I tried using an Asus and it didn't feel right, plus when it broke 3 days later the guys at the RMA dept totally screwed me.
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I like DFI, and once you get used to the Bios, overclocking is really nice with them.
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I like DFI, and once you get used to the Bios, overclocking is really nice with them.
Not only that, but I will never forget the one time I actually needed help... the guy was SO helpful and didn't try to feed me any crap. I told him he was doing the best job at tech support I had ever had. He replied, "Here at DFI, we're computer enthusiasts first, and then we sell motherboards".

I was like <3 lol
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I like DFI, and once you get used to the Bios, overclocking is really nice with them.
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Not only that, but I will never forget the one time I actually needed help... the guy was SO helpful and didn't try to feed me any crap. I told him he was doing the best job at tech support I had ever had. He replied, "Here at DFI, we're computer enthusiasts first, and then we sell motherboards".

I was like <3 lol
Wanna bet?

I picked up a matx variation of a dfi board and its got the biggest fsb hole I've ever encountered.

Anything between 425 and up is useless for me.

I had 100x more luck and better overclocking with my Tpower board.
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Old May 3, 2009, 03:04 PM
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I've been going around XS and it seems people have difficulty with FSB 400-500 on the "non plus" version of the DFI board. Hopefully I'll have better luck.
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i like dfi boards jmo.
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