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Originally Posted by MKHunt View Post

...Doesn't that make it even more valid though? Vote for what you have and like. That's the definition of customer satisfaction.

No...

People buy Asus because there colors are better. Hell even i admit that...

If i had a G1 Sniper 3 and a MVE setting infront of me same price id pick the MVE all day and twice on sunday... I still know Asus Customer service is about as bad as it gets.

Fact of the matter is my G1 Sniper 3 was Free.... MVE is over 300$ Which would u pick?
    
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LOL those votes do not mean much everybody just votes for the brand they own wink.gif


...the ratio of 'up /down' votes per brand does tell you a little bit...there is however a funny bit in that table: Foxconn (8) - it actually manufactures many of the mobos of the other guys, above and below biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Joa3d43 View Post

...the ratio of 'up /down' votes per brand does tell you a little bit...there is however a funny bit in that table: Foxconn (8) - it actually manufactures many of the mobos of the other guys, above and below biggrin.gif

Yes i know Foxconn makes them lol.
    
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Mobo sales by company, satisfaction index

...not sure I should wade into the ongoing discussion(s) on 'my fav mobo company is better than yours' biggrin.gif , and also how satisfied users are across a larger number biggrin.gif ...but then this is a thread where folks take razor blades to CPUs, if not a vise and hammer....

...the one thing I would look for are sales figures and satisfaction rankings

On sales, I could only find s.th. from early 2011 (so things may have changed) but here you go, per article on BitNet / DigiTimes:

"...The figures, which are quoted over on DigiTimes, put ASRock in third place, behind Asustek and Gigabyte. It's a significant improvement over the company's showing in 2009, with 2010's figures pushing ASRock ahead of both MSI and ECS.

The figures, which only count own-brand retail sales and not OEM provisions, show ASRock selling eight million motherboards, compared with ECS and MSI selling seven million apiece. However, the company still has a long way to go if it wants to catch up with the market leaders.

By comparison, Asustek sold an estimated 21.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2010 - more than double that of ASRock, while second-place firm Gigabyte managed a similarly impressive 18 million
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On customer satisfaction...:the latest (April 2013) here:


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Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

LOL those votes do not mean much everybody just votes for the brand they own wink.gif

This is true, intel boards in the #3 spot, it wasn't just overclockers voting.
    
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Why is Biostar on that list... I had a Biostar board and had to RMA because of faulty ram slots, after 2 months they sent me back the EXACT same board, and pretended they changed it.
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No...

People buy Asus because there colors are better. Hell even i admit that...

If i had a G1 Sniper 3 and a MVE setting infront of me same price id pick the MVE all day and twice on sunday... I still know Asus Customer service is about as bad as it gets.

Fact of the matter is my G1 Sniper 3 was Free.... MVE is over 300$ Which would u pick?

I've been with both GB and Asus in the past year. Asus CS is definitely worse, but their products have also been less prone to problems in my experience. I actually preferred the Gigabyte Z68 colors by a huge margin to Asus. I think Asus' mix of shades of blue for their non-ROG line is absolutely vomit inducing whereas GB boards were mostly black with consistent color schema.

My ONLY qualm with Gigabyte is that their motherboards typically have horrible BIOS. They're solid physically, but the BIOS are plain bad and the updates do nothing if/when they even get posted.

I only went Asus this round because i got a factory refurb sealed box sabertooth z77 for $150 shipped. Same warranty as NIB and errythang.


Both my Asus and GB mobos had Foxconn sockets.
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Why is Biostar on that list... I had a Biostar board and had to RMA because of faulty ram slots, after 2 months they sent me back the EXACT same board, and pretended they changed it.

It's a popularity list, biostar were cheap, like asrock, so were popular.
    
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Alright so I've been spending a little time doing a crappy blueprint of my water loop in paint. I would like your opinions on it because I'm not sure if there would be a better way to do it. I'm using two pumps in this blueprint because of the vertical climb at the beginning of the loop. There is going to be a 200mm fanless radiator on the front, a 360 rad on the top, a 140 rad on the back, and another 140 rad on the fan mount on the HDD cage. How does it look?

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Is the a rad in the middle of the case? if so it wouldn't be a good spot for it as its just getting ambient hot air around your case. You should put it on the bottom of your case if you can mount it there..
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so nobody likes the asrock oc formula?
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