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post #51 of 104
im done with gigabyte. ive owned 2 decent at best 1155 mobos and now i have an asus and love it smile.gif
 
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post #52 of 104
Wow this is pretty embarrassing for Gigabyte, so glad I did not go with X79 because I didn't see much of a reason with my current X58 setup. But at least they acknowledged the issue, not try to hide it.
    
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post #53 of 104
According to the french site comptoir-hardware.com (source), it seems like Gigabyte has changed their VRM supplier just before the launch to have digital PWM instead of analog into their boards and therefore quality controls have been made very speedy. biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by TamaDrumz76 View Post

Again, nothing is perfect. Good example: just cause the first few years of Xbox360 failed like a madman (and that was a massive failure list), doesn't mean I will never buy another Microsoft product again.

It's just Asus fanboys, let'em alone...
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Originally Posted by guitar_man_94 View Post

I blame the stupid design of x79 boards in general. Mobo designers are having to put mosfets on the back of the boards which have no cooling from case fans due to all the ram slots blocking extra room on the left. Add to that the mosfets on the front dont have as much cooling surface area because the there arent multiple heatsinks with heatpipes on 2 sets of vrm's which increase cooling surface area like on x58 boards etc.

+1 I'm good with my X58. hehe biggrin.gif
Edited by adridu59 - 12/28/11 at 6:59am
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What a joke - This is why I buy EVGA boards...
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Originally Posted by Steak House View Post

What a joke - This is why I buy EVGA boards...

What is a joke is that no one has beaten Bulldozer's World Record OC yet....

Pift, Intel users are a bunch of scaredy cats

I might blow up my $1000 CPU + $400 Motherboard, I is scared to OC beyond 6GHz

Source:
http://valid.canardpc.com/records.php
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post #56 of 104
irk... I'll never touch this brand.
Quite happy with asus.
Some people say asrock is doing good nowadays.
I trust intel boards too, even if they lack features.

But gigabyte... no. Not even with 50% discount... no.
Plus, that assassin x79 must be the ugliest board I've ever seen.
    
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Originally Posted by Seronx View Post

What is a joke is that no one has beaten Bulldozer's World Record OC yet....
Pift, Intel users are a bunch of scaredy cats
I might blow up my $1000 CPU + $400 Motherboard, I is scared to OC beyond 6GHz
Source:
http://valid.canardpc.com/records.php

And it would still be slower than an i7 OCed to 5GHz.

Not to mention it was with all modules disabled except one.
 
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post #58 of 104
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Originally Posted by guitar_man_94 View Post

I blame the stupid design of x79 boards in general. Mobo designers are having to put mosfets on the back of the boards which have no cooling from case fans due to all the ram slots blocking extra room on the left. Add to that the mosfets on the front dont have as much cooling surface area because the there arent multiple heatsinks with heatpipes on 2 sets of vrm's which increase cooling surface area like on x58 boards etc.

Seriously? It's the platform's fault?
I'm, not sure if you're serious. If they can't make it, just don't.
My Mobo is running likea freaking champ.
    
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Apparently, that GB Board burning up wasnt a hoax. Ha! Take that non-believers. rolleyes.gif
   
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post #60 of 104
How much does it take to make a good VRM system, gtx 570, gtx 590, MSI amd mobos, and now this? As always, buy a good psu for your pc smile.gif
    
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