Thursday, April 10th 2008

DFI Warns About Fake Motherboards

High-end motherboard manufacturer DFI warns that fake products rebranded as DFI motherboards are selling in the Indonesian market. Please be advised, although DFI has contacted the alleged party to cease production.
We sincerely hope this announcement will call your attention and thus, prevent you from losing your money and privileges when you make the purchase.
Please note that the following unknown sourced and fake DFI motherboards are not manufactured by DFI:
Fake model 1: MCP73V
Fake Model 2: MCP68PV

Source: DFI
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28 Comments on DFI Warns About Fake Motherboards

#1
Steevo
I need me a ebay pic for the reason it's cheaper.
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#2
ShadowFold
Looks like a Nforce4 and a Gigabyte board? :laugh:
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#3
DanishDevil
I'd never be fooled for a second. The least they could have done was actually take their logo. I mean come on, if you're gonna do something like this, at least do it right.

Sucks for those who bought one of these, but...I don't know how much sympathy I could give to them if they didn't even look the product up on the manufacturer's web site...
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#4
AddSub
ASUS users must feel really insulted by this. I mean, why no cheap Indonesian knockoffs of ASUS motherboards? Or at least Cambodian or something.

I guess nobody wants to produce cheap knockoffs of... well cheap knockoffs.

Zing! :laugh:

Seriously though, I wouldn't mind owning one of these. I mean, it's so kitschy.
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#7
cdawall
where the hell are my stars
they dont even resemble DFI boards this is a very sad fake
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#8
btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
Damn, motherboards were the last thing I expected to go fakesville :shadedshu
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#9
GJSNeptune
Too bad it wasn't Asus saying there were fake ASRock boards being made. :D

"Yeah, um, someone is selling cheap motherboards under the ASRock brand... We know who it is and we are... Looking into it."
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#10
intel igent
by: AddSub
ASUS users must feel really insulted by this. I mean, why no cheap Indonesian knockoffs of ASUS motherboards? Or at least Cambodian or something.

I guess nobody wants to produce cheap knockoffs of... well cheap knockoffs.

Zing! :laugh:
wheres your head at bud? ASUS makes some of if not the best mobo's.

IIRC they are the largest manufacturer of mobo's in the world
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#12
intel igent
by: GJSNeptune
Asus used to make some of the best.
do you live under a rock?
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#13
ShadowFold
Their midrange/budget boards all have bad reviews but their higher end boards are great.
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#14
GJSNeptune
by: intel igent
do you live under a rock?
No. On top of one.
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#15
das müffin mann
i own one of their "budget-ish" boards and i've never had a problem, i love that board
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#16
eidairaman1
of all the boards ive seenm DFI does not use Blue PCBs, also they have 4 ram slots vs 2. The Blue board looks like an AsRock, the other i cant identify.
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#17
Trigger911
lol crazy stuff btw i just got a m2n-sli deluxe +wifi i sooo wish i went abit lol
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#18
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Seems like I wont have to worry about them then.
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#19
Mussels
Moderprator
by: GJSNeptune
Asus used to make some of the best.
Still do... still do.

find me any other matx mobo that can do 500FSB...
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#20
GSG-9
by: Mussels
Still do... still do.

find me any other matx mobo that can do 500FSB...
im interested as HELL link me now.
My Foxconn can hit 380 or so without the ram limitations I have.

Personally I dont like them that much anymore. You show me a 775 (or I guess another socket but then I cant use it) that hits 500fsb...

:):):)
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#21
Mussels
Moderprator
by: GSG-9
im interested as HELL link me now.
My Foxconn can hit 380 or so without the ram limitations I have.

Personally I dont like them that much anymore. You show me a 775 (or I guess another socket but then I cant use it) that hits 500fsb...

:):):)
the one in my mini system - i'ev had 450 on my Q6600, and there have been lots of reports of 45nm chips doing 500+ after the Vdroop mod (pencil mod)

edit: http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1233021

That is a huge long thread about the board, i will try and find the specific post i am talking about.

another link
http://www.hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1032342337&postcount=744
GUy mentions 500FSB as a previous setting


and 500 FSB!
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#23
erocker
535 FSB right here on my Asus board! (No pencil mod needed) Anyways, I too want one of these boards to hang on my wall!:D
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#24
GSG-9
by: erocker
535 FSB right here on my Asus board! (No pencil mod needed) Anyways, I too want one of these boards to hang on my wall!:D
Yours is not matx though

Edit: Asus does not list it as a matx but [H] does so I will take there word for it. That baby is priority #1 right now I think.
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#25
Mussels
Moderprator
the most i can get is around 430FSB stable, but thats just my CPU's - both my Q6600 dont like going above that FSB (i can do 9x430, but not 8x435 for example) - this is on my matx and atx system.

And the Vdroop mod is explained in the link in my sig, page 2 i think - it takes 30 seconds with the system running.
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