CPU
Quad core Q8200 R0, the latest stepping
Reach two Super PI 32M stable at 500Mhz


Although we could not reach four of Super PI 32M during our tests, perhaps it is reachable by few more touches, however our test result already showed the remarkable quality compared with other P45 products currently exist in the retail market.

Dual core E8400 C0
606.7Mhz SP2004 over 15 minutes


616.3Mhz single Super PI 32M


Roughly around 620~625Mhzcould enter operating system and completed CPUZ verification.
Utilize SetFSB to reach ultimate performance.
Air cooling dual channel 636MHz CPUZ verification completed

Stability is the major concern during our tests, exteme overlcok just to show you how well this product is capable of.
Basically, according to our test results, dual core CPU is capable of reaching 606Mhz,
and quad core CPU could reach 500Mhz with two of PI 32M completed on this DFI DK P45.
Both stability and performance are important factors to consider while overclock CPU.

DFI LANPARTY DK P45
Strength
1. 100% Japanese brand solid capacitor, powered by 4 phase didgital PWM module,
provides stable power source for overclock usage as well as high input efficiency to match the energy saving concept for everyday computing activities.
2. ABS technology is easy to use for users who are no so familiar to overclock,
adopt ABS profiles from other experienced overclockers seems to be a handy short cut for those beginners.
3. DFI exclusive design to avoid system reboot after overclocked can pro-long hard disk life-spam.
4. Outstanding performance on dual core and quad core CPU, and good
5. The prices come in very affordable range, US$160 for none-Plus edition, and US$180 for Plus edition.

Drawback
1. The visibility of DFI products are low in retail market, DFI need work harder to bring up more attention on retail market.
2. motherboard 3.3V/12V voltage are slightly lower, and also do not have mechanism to prevent CPU Voltage drop.

Performance ★★★★★★★★★☆
Components ★★★★★★★★☆☆
Physical Appearance ★★★★★★★☆☆☆
Cost and performance ★★★★★★★★☆☆

This time, DFI LANPARTY DK P45 launched slightly slower than other motherboard vendors, and price could be lower than market expectation.
Since there is no major differences between P35 and P45 specification, most of consumers are hesitate to make their final decision of what should be picked.
However most of P45 products capable of reaching dual core 600MHz and qual core 500MHz are high-end products.
It is not easy to find a well designed and highly overclockable P45 products, price around US$150 ~180.
Except two models from BIOSTAR, this DFI LANPARTY DK P45 is highly recommended with surperb overclock capability at very affordable price.

The good overclock performance, good quality components, and exclusive design to prevent system reboot,
easy to use ABS user interface, all of those excellent features make this DFI LANPARTY DK P45 a must have item, and not to forget it is priced between USD$160-180.
LANPARTY JR P45-T2R - The first attempt on OC Micro-ATX products for DFI.
We heard it will release soon, named as JR P45, we are hoping this upcoming product will be as good as this DK P45 on our review.