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I thought ASrock was a division of Asus, lol, didn't realize it was a branched off company

But I hope that Asus doesn't buy them out, this is my first ASrock board (they not very popular here in South Africa), and I'm very impressed, Loving my Extreme4

Competition is always a good thing, I feel that ASrock definitely gives value for money
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post #122 of 264
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ASrock formed off of ASUS - ASUS used to be their parent company. Ironic LOL
ASrock was a lot lesser quality when ASUS owned them though :/

They both came from the same anus and they are returning to the origins.From my knowledge Pegatron owns them both."As" companies.
   
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your avatar is full of symbolism mate from the serpent to the triangle to the freemasonry
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post #124 of 264
My current mobo is the best I've ever owned, I usually buy from Gigabyte but decided to change this time around considering both of the boards I got on my last socket had problems..(messed up ram slot, other one flat out died) Asrock ftw!!1
Edited by paulerxx - 9/29/12 at 7:57am
post #125 of 264
This thread is like reading the same comment over and over again: "I though Asrock was part of Asus. Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!11111111111111"
post #126 of 264
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This thread is like reading the same comment over and over again: "I though Asrock was part of Asus. Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!11111111111111"

And now we all no it was not smile.gif
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And now we all no it was not smile.gif

But at one point it was......... tongue.gif
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post #128 of 264
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Originally Posted by N3G4T1v3 View Post

And now we all know it was not smile.gif

Yes, it was.

Have you not been paying attention? tongue.gif
post #129 of 264
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Originally Posted by itznfb View Post

ASRock's BIOS and software is crap IMO.

everyone says this but I don't understand. The BIOS on my board is great and I'm not mentally deficient enough to use on-CD software that comes with the motherboard.

The best cheap motherboard, IMO, used to be Biostar. They dropped that ball for AM2 and AsRock grabbed it.

If this happens, probably won't own another AsRock board. I stopped buying Asus for a reason.
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post #130 of 264
I used to avoid ASrock. My first 3 custom computers where built with Gigabyte, MSI, and ASUS. My fourth build was an X58 build and the only X58 motherboard I could afford was ASrock's X58 EXTREME so I went with it. It turned out to be one of the most popular X58 boards on the market and I liked it a lot. I think the board was like $189.99 with free shipping, while the next cheapest board was $230. Ever since then i've had ASrock boards. N68-S, H77 PRO4-M, Z77 PRO3, ASrock 890GX-EXTREME3, and I just bought a ASrock X79 Extreme4-M.

But really the only motherboard manufacturers I avoid now are ECS, Jetway, low end FOXCONN and Intel motherboards.
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 9/29/12 at 10:25am
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