Plenty of clearance for the stock cooler, and tower style aftermarket coolers shouldn’t pose a problem. You can connect your PATA drives to SATA with the adapter, you should be getting better performance since sharing channels as master and slave does slow down HD performance, specially if this is the system drive doing lots of file access and vitual memory swapping. This is more applicable to smaller ATX cases about ” tall. This didn’t affect me using this motherboard what-so-ever, but there are reports that this causes uneven heatsink mating to the CPU which can potentially be fatal for your processor. Discussion in ‘ Hardware ‘ started by Eezak , Oct 7, Please feel free to scroll through to the next section if you feel your eyes starting to roll back into your head.
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Log in or Sign infiniity. Full range of DRAM tweaks are available. Temps were as recorded by Speedfan. If you went with the 74Gb Raptor you really would not need to put them in Raid.
There have been a few incidents from forum members where they’ve knocked off these capacitors while installing their heatsink. DFI’s Xfi series was instrumental in bringing those enthusiast’s features to the masses. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done.
Subsequent attempts to boot from the hard drive yield the error message “ntldr missing. Because it’s so close to the top edge of the motherboard, larger heatsink fans may not fit when installed in a case.
Rental car lied to me! The status bar progresses, progressively slower, and slower, but the HD light never so much as blinks on. This allows you to save up eata four different BIOS settings and restore them at any time. The NB heatsink uses the hook style mounts.
DFI Infinity P965-S Dark S775 Motherboard Review
Just a note, assuming I remember correctly, you should expect to lose the ability to use primary master when SATA is used. There are 3 firewire connections instead of swta typical one or two.
Initial post at stock speeds went without a hitch.
There low Access time and all around good performance will be quite a noticable performance increase. It is still acting strangely.
DFI AD77 Infinity with SATA drive – Computer Hardware Help | DSLReports Forums
The Dark’s bios features don’t disappoint. I need help getting everything set right so that the drive is fully recognized and I can install WinXP Home to it. Take SATA for example. The only feature that makes this unique from other boards is knfinity it also has a coax SPDIF input so you can listen to a digital audio source on your computer.
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Unfortunately there are four different revisions of this board inffinity without looking at each manual I don’t know if that setting changes between the different revs.
But manuals for so much computer gear are still inadequate. There are four mounting holes for compatible heatsinks and waterblocks. Everest memory benchmarks were: Most aftermarket heatsinks support this, but be aware if looking for an active cooling solution that you should check for compatibility. Features This motherboard offers a full set of dfl designed to meet any need. Support and warranty is something that DFI can improve on.
Your name or email address: For example, while I was formatting the drive during the W2K install, the drive light was not on. In the package I received, infinify was no information on troubleshooting, support contact information, or warranty.
DFI Infinity Bios with SATA Version
Looking at the socket area, we can see that the capacitors there can pose a problem for larger heatsinks. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. In Stock Manufacturer’s Part Number: