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I agress. I used to stand by gigabyte, but now Asus took the cake.
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Originally Posted by Collins00 View Post
I would put ASRock bios higher than MSI, all you need to do is visit the P67 owners club for msi. Had one before this board and the ASRock bios is much more stable and mature than the MSI. Also build quality seems alot higher than the MSI also but I can only comment on the previous msi-p67a-gd65 board I had to this ASRock z68 board i have now.
The MSI UEFI is 100% stable now, not sure what is was like before Z68 was introduced, but no issues since then.
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I was told that one of the EVGA key mobo designer left EVGA a few years ago, their motherboards aren't as good as they once were (i.e. X58 era). Could anyone confirm that?
Shamino left EVGA about a year ago. IIRC, he's with Asus now.
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Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht View Post
There is a sticky right in the Motherboard section:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...therboard.html
Thats a very primitive comparison. Op is asking about details. Details in power phase, bios, updates etc.

I personally like evga boards depsite what others might say. Yea, so they dont come with the best power phases or mosfets. EVGA support is top notch and that counts for alot. I also go for the look as well. Im not quite sure if I will be buying one though. I will probably stick with Asus for the time being. But, I have had excellent experience with EVGA p55 boards in the past. This is actually my first asus board, and I must say I love it.

And yes it is true evga boards due have problems sometimes when they are first released, but then again so does asus and gigabyte. My old p55-sli-ftw was a rock solid board. One of the best bioses I have ever used.
Edited by AliceInChains - 8/18/11 at 1:10pm
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
Thats a very primitive comparison. Op is asking about details. Details in power phase, bios, updates etc.

I personally like evga boards depsite what others might say. Yea, so they dont come with the best power phases or mosfets. EVGA support is top notch and that counts for alot. I also go for the look as well. Im not quite sure if I will be buying one though. I will probably stick with Asus for the time being. But, I have had excellent experience with EVGA p55 boards in the past. This is actually my first asus board, and I must say I love it.

And yes it is true evga boards due have problems sometimes when they are first released, but then again so does asus and gigabyte. My old p55-sli-ftw was a rock solid board. One of the best bioses I have ever used.
No dispute there but Asus and Gigabyte have had plenty of time to iron out the bugs while EVGA is new to the process. If all the brands came out at roughly the same time, EVGA would eventually evolve like the others already have.
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