The Spires ... My board originally came with 2x256mb modules from Mesh, But I asked for them to be exchanged for 1x512mb Module, which they did FOC. Maybe you could try emailing and asking Novatech?
Vinny T ... Yeah it's a fairly nice MB. I recently removed it from it's case to fit a zalmann flower cooler, and it was very easy to re-install all cables to the board then back in the case after fitting of the cooler.
I also run SATA RAID 0, using the onboard hardware Raid. Which seems to rn very nicely.
The stepless FSB is also very usefull, as you can squeeze a little bit extra out of the CPU without going down the serious OC route.
Overall, a good board, with the exception of the above memory issue.