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Old 12-03-2005, 03:59 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I know people around here are big DFI fans and not much of ASUS. In the past I would had agreed but the newist ASUS AMD motherboard beats every other amd motherboard on the market.

ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131568

http://www.anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=2589&p=10
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The Expert mobo is only $200 US? Where did you get $300?
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i went to DFI's site, and clicked another url from there...it was 226 the the lowest from another search....still pretty expensive....is there a site that is around 210 shipped?
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It's only 200 dollars
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It's only 200 dollars
Exactly! When I say it's only $200 then I mean it! Lol... shipping should be less than $10 so you are set.... Once they come in that is. Newegg won't have them until the 6th, or atleast that is the ETA.
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Don't bother with the Expert, the other Lanparty boards are already "expert" boards by any definition and are capable of the same settings and results as the Expert

The only notable difference I've come across is the fact that the Expert is more user friendly, with some of the jumper settings found previously on the Lanparty boards now being set directly through the BIOS. Many may consider this a disadvantage however, for example, the JP-17 vdimm jumper had a modification allowing your DIMM slots to draw much more stable voltage from the 5v rail rather than the default 3.3v rail, the Expert won't have this option
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what do you say then? in your opinion what would you use?
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Taken from the anandtech review....

"In a conversation with OCZ Technology’s guru, Tony Leach, an expert in memory interfaces and BIOS, Tony pointed out: “The changes I know about fall mainly with memory drive strength. Engineer Oskar Wu has added even more resistors this time to allow near full drive from the memory controller. He also has routed the traces for the DIMMs over 4 layers to cut crosstalk to the bare minimum. "

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"Another major change in the Expert board is its x16 PCI-E slots. They have been moved farther apart, which facilitates the use of improved cooling. Graphics card coolers such as those manufactured by Arctic Cooling and others, certain types of water blocks, and phase change evaporators were very difficult or impossible to use on the original DFI as there just wasn’t enough room to use them. The additional spacing opens up the ability for end-users to use alternative cooling methods.

The other change involves the elimination of the SLI jumper system from the original SLI-DR. The original jumper system was a bit of headache to perform and is now switched from within the BIOS."
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SWEET thats all i need... now i just have to wait for newegg to get em in stock...
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That and it is only like $10 more right?
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