Looking at the socket area, we can see that the capacitors there can pose a problem for larger heatsinks. HD Tach Benchmarks were: This allows you to save up to four different BIOS settings and restore them at any time. The jumper that it refers to simply does not exist on my board. What sata drive do you recommend? Today we’re going to be looking at the Infinity PS Dark which is their offering to the current mid price range motherboard market. It is the Raptors low access time that sets them apart from the rest.

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DFI AD77 Infinity with SATA drive – Computer Hardware Help | DSLReports Forums

But I just left it alone and went to bed. Today we’re going to be looking at the Infinity PS Dark which is their offering to the current mid price range motherboard market. The NB heatsink is quite high ifninity as you can see, fairly close to the stock cooler.

Joined Nov Posts 9, Located on the upper left hand of the board, the two power receptacles are perfectly positioned for the shortest route possible to the PSU. Sandman37 Premium Member Sep 1: This lead me to beleive that the new driver did not fix the infijity.

Temps were as recorded by Speedfan. There low Access time and all around good performance will be quite a noticable performance increase. Friend bragging about 10 year old car with really low mileag [ Automotive ] by IowaCowboy They do not have a forum however, do you would need to use a forum like our’s to get answers outside of what is documented.

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I’m guessing that people who need support will access the Internet, but if their only computer is in pieces, then where are they going to turn? Excuse me I had a brain fart!!!

Widespread Centurylink Outage this morning Finally, there are fan and firewire headers next to PCI slots which make accessing them difficult if cards are installed.

Note the passive cooling for both the NB and the SB. Glad to hear it. I’ve mentioned it in the bios section, but until you experience it, I cannot stress how strange the reaction of this board to bios changes and c-mos resets is until you are used to it. Too much gibberish used and too much important info left out.

DFI Infinity P965-S Dark S775 Motherboard Review

Even then Windows cannot format the drive. On the features side this board also shines. I think that I would rather buy a hard drive that is middle of the road in regards to performance and storage capacity.

EZ touch on-board power and reset switches.

In addition to the overclocking settings, there is a wake-up alarm, on-boot health status and CMOS reloaded explained earlier. From my sig you can see that it works, SATA is bootable. Gone are the bright pastel colours, instead we are offered an almost ominous design which hints at the forbidden secrets contained within.

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Please drop in with your questions or comments about this review. I can get a rpm mb western digital for just two dollars more.

How would this be accomplished? In the past, enhanced Bios settings has been what set DFI motherboards apart from the rest of the pack.

Conclusion Overall this motherboard performed admirably as a mid priced board designed to fill all the needs of overclocking enthusiasts without draining their pocketbooks Only requiring CPU voltage bumps to achieve a FSB of right out of the box is something any motherboard manufacturer could be proud of, and a final stable OC with FSB of is nothing to sneeze at either.

Sandman37 to Rexter Premium Member Sep Results 1 to 15 of Motherboard drivers were infinihy provided on the install disk.

If you went with the 74Gb Raptor you really would not need to put them in Raid. The time now is Is it worth reformatting all of my drives and reinstalling windows on an sata drive just to run the os from the sata?