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    A DFI Lanparty SLI-DR and a DFI Lanparty SLI-D?

    Was told its just the bundle, but on the DFI website it gives a bios for both boards, and i dont want to knacker this board before i start!

    Thanks in advance.

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    Anyone? My DR wont boot with the San Diego so i need to know if i can use the SLI-D bios

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    The different is that the DR have 4 more Sata. And they all use same bios, even with the Ultra IIRC.
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    is it the nF4 version?
    If so the diffs are the R version has extra Sil3114 controller, FrontX and diag LEDs.

    The SLI-D BIOS will probably work in an emergency, but it'd be a shame if you couldn't flash back to the DR version.

    EDIT> The content descriptions & versions are the same for both versions' BIOS, but the ZIP files have different names/sizes.
    The Diamond Flash Image file is exactly the same for both though!
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    So im safe to use the SLI-D bios?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clstrphbc_donut
    So im safe to use the SLI-D bios?
    If you have a boot floppy created by the 2005/03/10 Diamond Flash Image program, then yes.

    But if you worked from the zip file, I wouldn't chance it. Just download the right version.
    There's a 99% chance there's no difference between the zip file versions, but unless it's genuinely impossible to download again, why take the chance?

    Compare and / or download here:
    LANPARTY nF4 SLI-DR
    LANPARTY UT nF4 SLI-D
    DFI LanParty UT NF4 SLI-D; AMD64 3500+ Winchester ;
    2x XFX 6600GT ; Corsair XMS3200XLPRO TWINX 1GB;
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    It won't flash, says the BIOS file size is wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clstrphbc_donut
    It won't flash, says the BIOS file size is wrong?
    Which file did you download?
    What is the complete motherboard model name?
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    The DR will just have the SiI BIOS embedded in it. It may be that they use a larger capacity EEPROM on the DR, hence the "file size is wrong" error. Not sure, as I don't have either board.
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