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DFI LANPARTY UT P55 Motherboard Pictured

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Looks like a nice board, but no VRM cooling?
 

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#3
Isn't the NAND flash for that intel memory boost thingy.

Also 3 PCI-E ports on something that looks almost budget ?
 
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That flash slot is for GFX memory in Clarksdale processors ...
 
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No NB in LGA 1156 only SB?
 

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No NB in LGA 1156 only SB?
Yes, the northbridge is on the processor (and is complete with memory controller, PCI-E root complex, and a QPI link to the CPU core).
 

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that means we need a superb cooler!
 

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vista speed booster?
 
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I was probably gonna get a DFI when I got my i5 folding rig but the PCIE placement sucks. If I'm gonna have two cards crunching 24/7 they're gonna need some space.
 

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That flash slot is for GFX memory in Clarksdale processors ...
Is it me or does it look like a mobile PCI-X slot? Like you would put a wifi card in a laptop or a SSD in the case of an EEE PC?

Starting to get ideas :)
 

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OOh Ahhh .... Can't wait!!! So when's the release of the LGA1156 cpus? :D
 

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0_o its nakie :roll:

I've been feeling a intel sli build just dont know if I wanna spend the dolla's
 
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Urge to try out a dfi board rising.
 

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Urge to try out a dfi board rising.
Don't let that urge build too badly. I will stand by their boards ALOT. Not a fanboy, just very loyal.
 
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I'm an Intel DFI fanboy, don't like their AMD bios that much, but their Intel stuff.. Man, they sure know how to make a board :laugh:
 
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DFI , time to overclock
 

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There is VRM cooling, it is just not on there yet since they removed it. Look closely at the pics and you can see that they are shiny :D Also, the removed the heat sinks because of the fact it removes some appeal and wants more people to see what it looks like full dressed!
 

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Why does it have 4 mem slots when it uses DDR3? I thought the point of DDR3 was triple channel operation and most boards would have either 3 or 6 slots to make that happen. I know someone here can school me.
 

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tripple channel doesn't exist in P55 mobos
it only comes with the current i7s:)
Intel went back to dual channel on this one.
 

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Then why would they not use DDR2 in this MB? I suppose maybe because of the FSB speed but seriously if I was making a new purchase and intended on using DDR3 it makes no sense to then buy a MD that does not fully support all the features DDR3 has to offer.