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Nothing is underrated, Most are overrated.
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post #32 of 37
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Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Why Asrock? Aren't they a subsidary of Asus? Asrock hasn't not been around as long as other brands but I think it is fairly popular, especially on socket 1155.
I say Mushkin. I love their memory.

Asrock broke off of ASUS in 2002, no way officiated with them right now. They're currently owned by the Pegatron company.

As for me, it's probably G-skill, just because many people who I know didn't know who they were until a couple years ago when Newegg took off. Their RAM is great in the price/performance aspect.
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Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Why Asrock? Aren't they a subsidary of Asus? Asrock hasn't not been around as long as other brands but I think it is fairly popular, especially on socket 1155.
I say Mushkin. I love their memory.


ASRock is a spin off of Asus, not a subsidiary.  They have gained popularity, but only recently so.  In some ways I would say they're underrated.  That said, I think Biostar is far more underrated for mobos than ASRock.

 

I love Mushkin too, but I never thought they were underrated.  They seem to have a pretty good rep and following.

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Wow I had no idea ASRock had connections with Asus.
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Originally Posted by jrbroad77 View Post

AMD. Their stock price is up 45% this year, compared to Intel's ~15%. The smart money can see AMD's vision but the Intel fanboys just can't quite understand AMD is onto something with Fusion/APUs.

So AMD's stock not being significantly undervalued means their products are underrated? Not following this logic, if that's what you are implying.
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Aren't they a subsidary of Asus?

Not any more.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Nothing is underrated, Most are overrated.

I wouldn't go this far, but i have seen some companies mentioned that are not underrated by any means.
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Nice mention on Geil a few pages ago, I agree. Good customer service, and getting into PSU's aswell (Thortech)

Bitfenix, love that company too. Rest of my cable extensions arrived today, Bitfenix Alchemy cable extensions are the best.

Samsung? Atleast on the hardware side of things? (cause we all know the monitors)

Shame Seagate bought their HDD division.

Sparkle & Plextor like nubbinator said, for sure.
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I have a few:

Sparkle.  They make some of the best overclocked GPUs on the market with their Calibre series, but they're often overlooked. I very rarely see them in builds.

Geil.  They sell some solid RAM at good prices, but are often overlooked.

BitFenix.  Some great cases, but limited supply avenues, so they're hard to find.

Plextor.  They're gaining a reputation around here, but their PX-M3 is often overlooked for the M4.

Cougar. Their Vortex fans are pretty awesome, but they seem to be overlooked generally.

lots of solid choices here. +1
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