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  • DFI Infinity NF650i "Dark" Motherboard Review
  • DFI Infinity NF650i "Dark" Motherboard Review



    When DFI created the LAN Party series they wanted to offer a similar line of products without the added fluff so to appeal to a larger mainstream market. The Infinity line of motherboards was their response. The first Infinity boards were very sleek and sexy and comprised of shiny Red PCBs. The chipsets were always a step down from what was found on the LAN Party boards although in most cases could outperform the bigger brother with the right components.

    As time went on the Infinity line lost the sexy red PCB and seemed to have gotten lost in a changing world. That is until recently with the introduction of the revamped Infinity "Dark". These boards followed many of the same trends found in early Infinity offerings with the addition of a black PCB, some LAN Party specific features for convenience, and some attention to overclocking and performance.

    Our motherboard preformed exceptionally well and despite a minor issue with the sound drivers and the constant whine of a high speed 40mm fan we found no reason to complain and walked away with only good things to say.
    Now for the ever popular list of Good things and Bad things. happy smile
    The Good Things
    4 SATA ports with RAID
    Super Easy Overclocking
    Unique Northbridge cooler
    Copper heatsinks onboard
    The Bad Things
    Fan location in NB heatink seems strange
    Had issues making the sound work
    Chipset fan running at full RPM
    Ninjalane Rating
    I would like to thank DFI Inc. for helping to make this review possible.