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DFI Warns About Fake Motherboards

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  1. malware New Member

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    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.
    Please note that the following unknown sourced and fake DFI motherboards are not manufactured by DFI:
    Fake model 1: MCP73V
    Fake Model 2: MCP68PV

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    Source: DFI
     
  2. Steevo

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    I need me a ebay pic for the reason it's cheaper.
     
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    Looks like a Nforce4 and a Gigabyte board? :laugh:
     
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    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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    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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    Who was it? PCChips?
     
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    haha ridiculous
     
  8. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    they dont even resemble DFI boards this is a very sad fake
     
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    Damn, motherboards were the last thing I expected to go fakesville :shadedshu
     
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    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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    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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    Asus used to make some of the best.
     
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    do you live under a rock?
     
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    Their midrange/budget boards all have bad reviews but their higher end boards are great.
     
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    No. On top of one.
     
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    i own one of their "budget-ish" boards and i've never had a problem, i love that board
     
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    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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    lol crazy stuff btw i just got a m2n-sli deluxe +wifi i sooo wish i went abit lol
     
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    Seems like I wont have to worry about them then.
     
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    Still do... still do.

    find me any other matx mobo that can do 500FSB...
     
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    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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    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

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    and 500 FSB!
     
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    :)
     
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    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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    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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