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Infinity Reached, DFI's smartest motherboard - 875P and 865PE

By: Cameron Johnson | Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Feb 15, 2004 5:00 am

Conclusion

 

DFI's past portfolio has been one of budget and OEM sales, with some pushes towards a more mid range motherboard. Now DFI has seen the power of the overclocking segment, and like Albatron, has dived head first into the pond with the Infinity and Lanparty series of motherboards.

 

Our reviews of the Intel 875P and 865PE Lanparty motherboards left us with a improved view of what DFI has to offer, and with the Infinity motherboards now put to the test, I must admit, my view of the DFI motherboards has changed for the better.

 

Overclocking has never been DFI's strong point, but this time DFI has ironed out the bugs and delivered us with a motherboard that can compete with ABIT and ASUS for your hard earned overclocking cash.

 

In choosing which motherboard is best, well that's a hard job. Both have great points, and since they perform on par makes it even harder to choose. In all both motherboards have been given TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Editor's Choice Award for impressive overclocking and performance.

 

You've got it right this time DFI!

 

- Pros

 

Fast

 

Great Onboard Features

 

Gigabit Ethernet

 

Additional RAID controllers

 

Firewire support on 865PE Infinity

 

Impressive Overclocking

 

Very Solid BIOS Features

 

- Cons

 

No Firewire on 875 Infinity

 

Collective Rating - 9.5 out of 10 and TweakTown's "MUST HAVE" Editor's Choice Award

 

 

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