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My mobo since '09 is still going strong. Never touched my overclock since then. Extremely happy with this very reliable mobo. Gigabyte is definitely my first choice with any future builds.
    
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Good for Giga-byte. I've been using them exclusively for my own and for other's builds I've done for many, many years now. That's quite a few systems now that I think about it, many of which were heavily overclocked and 24/7 type systems, and I've had nothing but great experiences.
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post #13 of 76
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Originally Posted by psyside View Post

Only if you don't analyze the boards, then yes.

They're to use, not to analyse. People buying an extreme 4 don't need to OC to 5.2 Ghz.

Overaal ASRock is ranked higher in the "what you get for the price ratio" and since their RMA rate isn't high at all anymore apparently your argument isn't valid wink.gif

Not a fanboy, I also use ASUS in my builds. Just saying not everyone needs a Maximus and the regular mobos by ASUS are just expensive compared to ASrock, same goes for a lot of companies.
 
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Now i finally understand the drop in support and quality from Gigabyte.
Months to get a new BIOS with latest AHCI BIOS ,months to get a BIOS that doesn t throttle the FX CPU-s and so on.
Not to say the short time they now deliver BIOS support for a specific release.

Why sell so much crap instead of quality focus in the first place.
   
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Gigabyte's 990FX nd Z77 r pretty good but they dropped the balls on X79
first X79 UD7 such a beastly board but got discontinued due to issues ,even saw G1 assassin 2 blew somewhere while testing with stock voltages miss giga's 775 nd X58 glory days where board means GIGABYTE
Edited by naved777 - 11/14/12 at 3:07am
     
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Gigabyte's 990FX nd Z77 r pretty good but they dropped the balls on X79
first X79 UD7 such a beastly board but got discontinued due to issues ,even saw G1 assassin 2 blew somewhere while testing with stock voltages

They used to be good in the medium range ,no there is nothing special about them.Asus has good high ends as well and sucking under.
   
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post #17 of 76
Their Z68 mostly sucked (No UEFI and other problems) but Gigabyte Z77 boards are quite good, especially Z77X-UD3H: very good oc capability, only little more expensive than Asrock Extreme4.
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Suprised at this, gigayte has really sucked latley with the p67, z68 and z77 boards.
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Suprised at this, gigayte has really sucked latley with the p67, z68 and z77 boards.

Aside from the cold boot issue which happened on P67/Z68 I don't see what you are referring to...
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I will always buy which is cheaper/have discount. Before this built I had GB, and now I have ASUS which was much cheaper than GB boards with same features.
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