DFI LanParty UT CFX3200-DR


DFI has earned a reputation over the last couple of years for producing feature-rich, enthusiast friendly motherboards.  DFI's decked out LANPARTY family of motherboards in particular has become known to many around the world as a family of products that cater to the unique needs of the enthusiast and overclocking communities.

Today we present to you DFI's LANPARTY UT CFX3200-DR. Build around the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset and with a plethora of BIOS options and integrated peripherals, this board has "enthusiast" written all over it.  We'll take a look at whether or not there are other aspects of this product, however, that really make it stand out among a sea of Athlon 64 compatible motherboards.  But first, let's run down the features and specifications...

The Nitty-Gritty


. ATX form factor 12" x 9.6"

Processor Support:

. Socket 939 AMD Athlon64 & Athlon64 FX


. Radeon Xpress 3200

Memory Support:

. Four 184-Pin DIMM slots
. Dual Channel DDR 266/333/400
_Unbuffered Non-ECC memory
. 128/256/512/1024Mb ram up to 4GB

Onboard Serial ATA ULI M1575 Support:

. Supports up to four SATA devices
. Supports 3Gb/s data transfer
. RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, JBOD

Onboard Serial ATA Silicon Image Sil 3114 Support:

. Supports up to four SATA devices
. Supports 1.5Gb/s data transfer
. RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, JBOD

IEEE1394 VIA VT6307:

. Supports two 1394 units
. 100/200/400Mbps transmission rate

Onboard Gigabit LAN:

. Dual Gigabit LAN - Marvell 88E8052 & Marvell 88E8053
. Complaint to IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T), 802.3u (100BASE-TX)
and 802.3ab (1000BASE-T) standards

Onboard Karajan Audio:

. Realtek ALC882 8-channel HD Audio
. Supports 7.1-channel audio
. SPDIF output and universal audio jack

Onboard Video:
. None Available


. AWARD (Phoenix) BIOS

PCI Express x16 Support:

. Two x16 PCI-E slots

Expansion Slots:

. Two PCI Express x1 slots
. Three PCI slots


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