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I love my ASrock board, I couldn't complain about anything on it. The first day I put this rig together, it booted right up and posted. After installing Windows 7 I was sitting at 4.8GHz no problem in literally 15 mins. They overclock well, have nice features, the UEFI Bios is easy to use and honestly I couldnt be any happier with a board I payed $134 for. It even runs extremely cool, which makes it that much better. Sitting at 27 degrees all day.

Some of the comments in this thread crack me up. ASrock is a great company, and if they get bought out they will without a doubt drop in quality because of negligence from being purchased by a much larger company.

I really hope ASrock declines their offer.
post #182 of 264
Asus buys asrock, now named asuck
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post #183 of 264
Asus Buys Asrock , and the Asus Rock (Catchy name) Becomes Overpriced worriedsmiley.gif
post #184 of 264
Id rather buy from asuck than asus rock..
Or rocksus.

Its hard cause asrock sounds like an already mashed name from asus.

But not asus rock
post #185 of 264
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Originally Posted by Chewy View Post

My Z77 Fatal1ty pro has far succeeded my older asus p67 pro motherboard which was only able to hold a 4.8ghz overclock on the same cpu.

I will be sticking with asrock from now on, They have come a very long way in the last two years, things can only get better tongue.gif

I just noticed your overclock... drool.gif

I like the price point and feature set of the Fatal1ty boards. I personally hate all the branding though.
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Well, I havn't got 2400mhz DIMM's >_>


My el cheapo samsung 1600mhz do 2400mhz.



Anyways, perusing the Extreme 11 thread, I think Renairy is onto something there. Talk about a board that was not prepped for sale.
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Haha, my DIMM's need 1.65v and cas9 to be stable at 1600mhz.
Ugh -_-

nothing wrong with that wink.gif ... well depends on your DIMMs biggrin.gif
mine were rated at 2000MHz @ 9-11-9-27 @ 1.65V and I run them fully stable up to 2400MHz @ 10-12-11-31 @ 1.65V when using 2 sticks ... or 2200MHz @ 10-11-10-30 @ 1.65V when running 4 sticks ... also they dn't exceed 45C under full IBT load, so no extra cooling required on top of stock Mushkin Blackline heatsinks.
I've used those sticks throughout 3 builds and 4 motherboards (790 Ultra, Z68 FTW, Z77 FTW and now ASUS MVE Z77) and I am not parting with them until they get obsolete, amazing stuff.
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post #188 of 264
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Originally Posted by Chewy View Post

My Z77 Fatal1ty pro has far succeeded my older asus p67 pro motherboard which was only able to hold a 4.8ghz overclock on the same cpu.
I will be sticking with asrock from now on, They have come a very long way in the last two years, things can only get better tongue.gif

That's a really impressive chip you got there..... Do you mind if i ask; Prime Stable?
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My Z77 Fatal1ty pro has far succeeded my older asus p67 pro motherboard which was only able to hold a 4.8ghz overclock on the same cpu.
I will be sticking with asrock from now on, They have come a very long way in the last two years, things can only get better tongue.gif
Isnt even really a fair comparison...
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I really couldn't care less because I'm not brand loyal.
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