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Old May 18, 2007, 07:38 AM
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Default DFI LanParty ICFX3200-T2R/G: TechGage

The was once alot of hype around this chipset, but the ICFX3200 remains the only RD60 motherboard on the market. TechGage has a look to see if there's good reason for that. They found the overclocking to be so-so but liked the intricate bios and the functional crossfire, and so awarded it 8/10.

The performance of the ICFX3200 was middle of the road on almost all of the tests but when compared to the Infinity, it overclocked much better and placed against the Commando, the true CrossFire capabilities are certainly a plus. Of the three boards used in the review, the ICFX3200 wins hands down from an enthusiast’s point of view.
The amount of options available and at the disposal of the user is staggering. If overclocking isn’t your bag, there are many more boards available that deserve your consideration. If one thing can be said, the ICFX3200 is not a perfect motherboard. However, while not perfect, it is a very solid board and throughout the testing, remained completely stable.
  • Pros
  • Very deep BIOS
  • 8 SATA ports
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 and 5
  • Typical LANParty styling
  • Quad core support
  • 3 PCI-E slots to accommodate ATi physics approach
  • Cons
  • Middle of the road performance against 975X and P965 chipsets
  • HOT chipset
  • BIOS will more than likely humble all but the most experienced of overclockers

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Old May 21, 2007, 02:48 PM
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I have one myself and think its a decent board. :)
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Old May 21, 2007, 03:58 PM
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I am MAJORLY dissapointed with DFI and their utter lack of support or bios releases for any boards besides the C2D. I would recommend staying completely away from DFI if you run AM2. Even their new support forum does nothing in the way of support. DFI has never been the same since the NF4 boards, and in my opinion, are very much one to be avoided now.
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I almost got my hands on one last week. But now that im going with a 8800GTX would be useless...lol
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Old May 22, 2007, 03:42 PM
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Lol, send it over my way and Ill show you how to make use of it w/ rd600 hehe.
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