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post #11 of 47
ASUS has some nice boards but Gigabyte has come a long way in the last few years.

Can't go wrong with either one. The new Gigabyte boards look mighty sexy though.
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post #12 of 47
no reason to wait for z68 unless you need the onboard graphics and the ssd caching.

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z68 isn't the premium line X58 is. It offers nothing more over P67 than the IGPu and SSD caching which IMO is bigger.

They are for different target markets, but Z68 isn't all that much of an upgrade. I doubt boards will start at 249 you guys are nuts. Companies are introducing whole new lines.
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post #13 of 47
One word... MSI xD i have used Gigabyte, Asus and MSI and the last one was the best. But I could have a bad luck then But between Asus and Gigabyte I would go with Gigabyte.
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post #14 of 47
While both are good boards, the Gigabyte ones do have the edge as far as sheer looks goes over all the Asus offerings except for their Maximus IV.
However the Asus boards do have Bluetooth on board (not an absolute deal buster but may matter to you) and the boards have a UEFI bios. The Gigabyte boards will eventually support UEFI but their current bios looks like a traditional bios. Their UEFI bios, from what I have seen and if development continues along that route looks like someone transplanted the iOs into bios.

For me, I chose the Asus P67 Pro. It had the combination of features I wanted or needed and was a brand a trusted. I would suggest, sit down and write out what features you need and / or want, then look over all the offerings in both of their lines to find a board that matches your needs. You won't go wrong with either company.
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post #15 of 47
I wont buy Asus again, get the giga
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post #16 of 47
well i recommend the gigabyte because of the freeze problems with asus and all the beta bios releases, both are good boards but both have their issues
gigabyte may have cold bug issues
asus may have freeze issues
    
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post #17 of 47
i've had both... i have really liked both... can't go wrong with either one
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I plan on using crossfire tech. So I really don't need on board graphics....
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post #19 of 47
get the asus and call it a day

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well i recommend the gigabyte because of the freeze problems with asus and all the beta bios releases, both are good boards but both have their issues
gigabyte may have cold bug issues
asus may have freeze issues
Freezing? Havn't had an issue like that.
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Gigabyte Engrish FTW!!!!
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