The plain 8rda is still good. Peformance it is the same the only difference is it doesnt include a few extras. I think firewire and SATA and it doesnt use the nvidia soundstorm it just uses an ordinary ac97 sound chip for onboard sound. There may be a few others but I cant remember. Checkout www.8rdafaq.com for exact info. But basicaly the ordinary 8rda is still a very good board.
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