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im in irving, i know that the asus board is no slouch. but i jsut got a samsung 830 ssd for this build and i dont want to slow it down by going with the asus if the asrock is clearly a superior board. which it may very well be after reading your thoughts on it.
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Might want to check out the edit in my last post of this thread (Linked below). I'm reconsidering the Asus
http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1038693738&postcount=56
Edited by Jocelyn84 - 5/6/12 at 2:55am
     
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Might want to check out the edit in my last post of this thread (Linked below). I'm reconsidering the Asus
http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1038693738&postcount=56

Oh wow, maybe i should play it safe with the asus. I was thinking the asrock because of boot speeds. My samsung 830 is quick but i expected a bit more i guess.
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Might want to check out the edit in my last post of this thread (Linked below). I'm reconsidering the Asus
http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1038693738&postcount=56

Ahhh, the curse of Asrock.... happened to my x58 boards. Will first start randomly shutting down ~ then stock settings will cause POST failures, which for some reason, only a CMOS hard reset (removal of battery) would remedy...and after that...well, they're sitting in boxes now after my Gigabyte replacement.

BTW, my Asus can cold boot into Windows 8 in about 22 seconds. I am using a SATA 2 SDD.
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Might want to check out the edit in my last post of this thread (Linked below). I'm reconsidering the Asus
http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=1038693738&postcount=56

Ahhh, the curse of Asrock.... happened to my x58 boards. Will first start randomly shutting down ~ then stock settings will cause POST failures, which for some reason, only a CMOS hard reset (removal of battery) would remedy...and after that...well, they're sitting in boxes now after my Gigabyte replacement.

Really? Lol

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After running some stability testing with the Asus/2600K combo, I definitely need slightly more vcore (1.280-1.288v bounce) for stability @ 4500Mhz. Prime crashes almost immediately @ 4.5Ghz with 1.272v and I can't even get into windows with the same 1.264v that was stable with the Asrock. I passed 12 hours of P95 and plenty of LinX testing with the Asrock board at 1.264v, so maybe this would explain my sudden shut off confused.gif
Needless to say, I'm still trying to provide some sort of comparison, but at the same time I'd appreciate any thoughts on this. I have no idea which board I should keep lol
     
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im not really sure, what do you feel more comfortable overclocking with? that should make the decision for ya.
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After running some stability testing with the Asus/2600K combo, I definitely need slightly more vcore (1.280-1.288v bounce) for stability @ 4500Mhz. Prime crashes almost immediately @ 4.5Ghz with 1.272v and I can't even get into windows with the same 1.264v that was stable with the Asrock. I passed 12 hours of P95 and plenty of LinX testing with the Asrock board at 1.264v, so maybe this would explain my sudden shut off confused.gif
Needless to say, I'm still trying to provide some sort of comparison, but at the same time I'd appreciate any thoughts on this. I have no idea which board I should keep lol

I have been waiting for the Asus to be released and available. Think I may get the AsRock now.
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