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i like my board (except the blocky vrm sinks) :: as far as power and all..it's good! :: ..soon as i get a new block..probably be setting a 5 ghz+ 24/7 OC..(i have cooling issues atm ) btw..i had a p8p67 pro..and this board boots sooo much faster! like..9X ::
 
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Not to sound like a snob but 2 years.... I don't use a board longer than 1 year before selling it and upgrading. As of the last 4 years.

I know this probably sounds ridiculous....but I have NEVER sold a piece of computer hardware that was functioning. I have every motherboard, CPU, RAM module, Video Card that I have EVER purchased. I know, I'm sick in the head.

But then again, I'm the kind of guy that gets off on my old dual Celeron Abit BP6 that I still play with. Hell, I overclock 8 year old video cards and run benchmarks sometimes just for the hell of it.

So..... yeah, I dig a good warranty.
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UnrulyCactus Ha ha nice Avatar... love that movie!
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post #23 of 28
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Doesn't ASRock only have a two year warranty?

Asus has a 3 year warranty and overclocks better. And last I checked the Asus board sells for $195. $10 more for an additional year of warranty? Good deal.
This exactly. When the standard seems to be a 3 year warranty, why go 2? (I've heard that it may only be 1 year also).

It makes me not trust AsRock.
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post #24 of 28
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Not to sound like a snob but 2 years.... I don't use a board longer than 1 year before selling it and upgrading. As of the last 4 years.

Now a PSU on the other hand, warranty is the shiz.

UnrulyCactus Ha ha nice Avatar... love that movie!
That's not really a valid point. From a reselling perspective, it's tough to sell a motherboard (or any other computer part) that doesn't have much warranty left on it.

I resell parts very frequently (as my trader rating will attest) and I always make a point of stressing how much warranty is left on a product I am selling.

By your logic, you would be reselling a board to someone else and they would get a year or less warranty on it? Just not good enough when pretty much every other motherboard maker provides a standard 3 year warranty.
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I feel like gigabyte is crap now. Their budget boards are full of DOAs
    
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post #26 of 28
I am glad that ASRock is the board I was going to choose.
Nice find, by the way.
 
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Gigabyte doesnt win anything.....oh well, i still love them =D
    
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post #28 of 28
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"Mom, I honestly thought I was going to be raped for a second. He had the craziest look in his eyes, and at one point he said “let’s get it on.â€"
I TEABAGGED YOUR DRUM SET!!!!!

(ill stop know before we get too off topic)
    
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