It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. We tested production models of the top and bottom of the DFI nForce4 lineup, and we can report that performance of these two models was exactly the same in all our benchmarks. Motherboards Previous page Next page. Any recommendations for an altenate? We will talk about the few differences between the boards in this review, but all benchmarking, overclocking, and memory performance tests apply equally to both boards. The SLI and Ultra boards can be considered equal in performance.
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This time around, the new nForce4 boards from DFI are some of the first to market, surely a first for DFI, and the new boards have already created quite lsi buzz when it was found that their new nF4 Ultra board, with two x16 PCIe slots, could be modded easily into an nForce4 SLI by closing a bridge on the nF4 Ultra chipset.
DFI’s LANParty UT NF4 SLI-DR Expert motherboard – The Tech Report – Page 15
Log in Don’t have an account? I’m going to try to RMA it. I’ve built about a dozen systems and have never had so many problems. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. It is a huge package with a motherboard, UV cables, a system carrier, a Front-X box, and even UV sheathing for your system cables.
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I suppose I just got a bad board, but this has soured my opinion of DFI a bit. Steam names the best-selling games of Second, nVidia has advised us that future shipments of the Ultra chipset have been modified so that the mod to SLI will no longer be possible. It’s also the most overclockable, hitting a blistering MHz HyperTransport clock speed without so much as breaking a sweat.
Log in Don’t have an account? The 3 DFI nForce4 models efi The aggressive timings work just fine with fancy low latency DIMMs, but you’ll have to manually back them off to get the board stable and error-free with cheaper modules. This assures that the overclocking capabilities of all the nForce4 boards are the same.
DFI UT nF4 SLI-DR – LANPARTY – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce4 SLI Series
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. DFI has performed a miraculous change of marketing directions in the past two years. Those perks are certainly worth a little extra, especially to enthusiasts Experts.
The Realtek ALC 7. DFI should really include a set of conservative, fail-safe defaults right in the BIOS that ensure broader compatibility with budget memory.
DFI LANPARTY UT NF4 Venus SLI Overclocking Tests
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Customize The Tech Report The UT provides a more modest package. We tested production models of the top and bottom of the DFI nForce4 lineup, and we can report that performance of these two models was exactly the same in all our benchmarks. Any recommendations for an altenate?
We will talk about the few differences between the boards in this review, but all benchmarking, overclocking, and memory performance tests apply equally to both boards. Unfortunately my experiences with this board have been miserable. Since the Expert is an unapologetically high-end board, we’re not too worried about its preference for low latency memory.
In fact, all boards use the same BIOS. I’m going to try to RMA it.