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 Post subject: dual pci-e for cheap (link)
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 6:28 am 
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*drool*


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 6:57 am 
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Actually, that's DFI's nForce4 Ultra board, not SLI. It's a bit expensive for a non-SLI nF4 mobo, but it's a smoking performer as well as being a great overclocker.


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Well, nonetheless, it has 2 pci-e x16 slots and I think I saw an sli connector in the picture (either that or something else), so it's close enough in my mind.


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Lardus wrote:
Well, nonetheless, it has 2 pci-e x16 slots and I think I saw an sli connector in the picture (either that or something else), so it's close enough in my mind.


Close enough? No, that's 'misleading.' As I mentioned, it's a killer board in it's own right. However, it'd be a shame for someone not familiar with computers to purchase that mobo thinking they can slap two video cards in there and run SLI. Hence, my correction to an erroneous thread title.

As for the two PCI-E slots, give this article below a read. There's been some success modding the board into an SLI mobo, but nVidia's newer driver releases have caught on to this. In addition, DFI has agreed not to sell the bridge.

DFI Review


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:21 am 
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now that's just a swift kick in the balls

pictures are misleading

damn you newegg


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Just looking at this board though (despit using nForce4 chipset, etc.) it just screams cheap. I would have a difficult time trusting valuable components to it. I've also never heard of DFI, has anyone ever used one of their products? If so, how are they?


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Read the review I linked above. DFI has built quite a reputation with themselves over the past year or so, and that particular board got a highly favorable review.


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