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  1. trt740

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    Also this thing had terrible power supply placement at the front

    blocking the floppy pug and the cpu blrakets are upsidedown so if you habe a Zalman or 64 pro it faces the wrong way and the Zalman most likely wouldn't fit due to the capacitor placement. I thought DFI made good stuff but this board was pure crap. The sli slots are way too close together there is no way two cards can fit. I cannot believe I wasted a day on that crap
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    None of us recommended the Infinty line from DFI. They are crap. LanParty is much better, vCore options up to 2.0 Volts, and DRam options all the way to 4.0v. Unbeatable.
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    Get the asues deluxe 3200 chip set and be done with it, lots of oc options good all around board.
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    Yeah, it's a decent board, but the DFI LanParty Series is still all around better.

    Oh well, go for whatever you want, just not the Infinity line again. The only good board in the Infinity line is for AM2 and 975X. That's it.

    But yeah, the Asus A8R-32 MVP (CrossFire 3200) is a great board, decent overclocking, and stable right out of the box.
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    well im so pissed off from two computer rebuilds and reinstalls its gonna be a while before i do that again
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    well it better be wow 132.00 little too pricey
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    Its a kick ass board, you know the old saying you get what you pay for. It was a 200+ board.
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    what about this board
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    cannot afford it thoe
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    the abit 3200 looks very similar

    but looks mean nothing
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    Who said anything about looks?
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    The abit and Asues boards to me are the most stable boards.

    But options per buck the asues wins in the 939 AM2 is another story.
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    What video card do you have?
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    I would go with the Auses 3200 chipset then.
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    Well tried both a DFI Infinty without luck and a Epox ultra n4 board which won a ton of awards ,and the DFI board wouldn't even get thru a complete install of windows then would crash. I then bought the Epox board and it posted and sometimes made it thru a windows install but would crash /freeze and blue screen on me. I tried two types of ram in the board. I also purchased a new psu and a sata2 drive, simplified my set up and 8 hours later im back using my trusty Asrock dual, which appears to post no matter how I set it up and is the most stable board I have found . Its to damn bad they limited it oc ability. Well im open for suggestions. I'm really getting pissed ive rebuild my computer 3 times. Im spinning my wheels and getting no where at all !!!!!!!!!
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    try gigabyte...very stable boards are not bad on overclocking.

    also evga 939 arent bad, but has a ugly color ;)
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    okay im gonna try this one

    JetWay 939GT4-SLI-G Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard 66.00 dollars after a rebate and this board won a ton of awards. I realize its sli and I have a ati card but its the cheapest best performing board I could find. I could careless about the sli function I won't be using two cards anyway.


    Also I bought a 20 to 24 pin power supply cable for my Utra titanium psu does this ever cause a problem with motherboard stablity. Its not an adapter its an actual cable made for my PSU. Im wondering about this since a true 24 pin actually give the board 12 more volts. Im not sure if this cable makes it a true 24 pin powersupply since it plugs into the xconnect 20 pin interface directly into my PSU. (hope that made sense)
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    I used to have that exact same jetway 939Gt4-SLI-G motherboard, and man was it great. It was one of the best bang for the buck, and it's gotten so cheap now. Great overclocker too, it got my A64 3200+ to 2.6Ghz MAX, but the DFI still went further to currently @ 2.75Ghz, but for $66 bucks, go for it. It's almost close to DFI's LanParty line.

    Btw, just because you got a bad DFI, don't expect all DFI's to suck like that. The Infinity Line for 939 is the worst, they get bad reviews. The only good DFI Infinity's are AM2 and 975X, but Lan Party is much better, it's their board for Enthusiasts I guess, but that Jetway will do you good, it did me good, until I had a bad BIOS flash.

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