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Gyus .. If you were me, which one you'd pick. (Asus or Gigabyte)

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Hello guys

Finally and after being saving for ever

Well, it's actually a long story to tell, I've been walking around since last month just to make a wise choice instead of throwing a $210 away

I wanna buy one of these :

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128507

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131730

I actually kinda read all the reviews everywhere, but I still can't make a choice
Hope you'll help me with that

Thanks.
...........
Edit:
SUB CLOSED
MOBO CHOSEN : ASUS Z68 V PRO.
But I have already purchased Gigabyte.
THANK YOU

Edited by SandyBridge - 7/31/11 at 3:12pm
post #2 of 36
Their equal, but I'd get the ASUS P8Z68-V PRO. Just because most of my hardware is by ASUS.

Edit:

You can do Tri SLi/Crossfire on the ASUS!
Edited by DorkSterr - 7/21/11 at 5:59pm
     
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I'd have a look at this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130597, a $220 board, with a cashback so its only $189.

I'd take it over them two, as I find overclocking on my board which is a smaller version a breeze.
Also it has a few other little perks such as dual gigabit ethernet.
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post #4 of 36
I always stood by Gigabyte but for SB, Asus seems to have the lead. Especially with what OCN says.
Edited by AMC - 7/21/11 at 8:24pm
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post #5 of 36
I don't know much about those boards in particular, but my general experience has been that Gigabyte is slightly more reliable, and Asus is slightly faster and usually better looking. The differences are minor, and both companies are known for making top-notch products. I'd say flip a coin. You'll be happy either way.
 
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post #6 of 36
The ASUS board has slightly better on board sound. I like the Gigabyte one more though. haha
     
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post #7 of 36
Asus... i hve had a gigabyte board and personally prefer the look/performance of Asus...

ima Asus fanboi nao
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post #8 of 36
ASUS has never let me down. I have had quite a few less than great experiences with Gigabyte. I also avoid MSI like the plague due to their lack of quality control in recent months.
post #9 of 36
My experience with Gigabyte is excellent but I read a lot of good things about Asus mobo.

Go with the one with free shipping.
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post #10 of 36
Asus > Gigabyte, especially customer service
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