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So I was poking around for some upgrades that should take place by summer, and was looking at the ASRock manufacturer. I'm unfamiliar with their motherboards but they seem to be highly regarded. I was looking at the z77 extreme6, can anyone else attest to the quality of that board (terms of cooling, overclockability, power phases, ect)
post #2 of 17
Quite popular around here so I would say that they're a pretty safe option to go with.
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no
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no

Could you make the effort to make a proper response and explain your reasons? Doesn't really help anyone...
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post #5 of 17
Doesn't matter who the manufacturer is.

All depends on product, its flaws and pros. Extreme6 is a good choice depending on price and features that you need.

The only issue with the board is the voltage reporting. You can find the thread about it on the first page of this forum section. I would get UD3H instead if Extreme6 costs that much.
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post #6 of 17
I can tell you that when I spoke to some of the guys at the local Microcenter I was told that of the motherboard returns they see as DOA most of them are ASRock.
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i heard that asrock is good but i would stick to asus, gigabyte and msi
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post #8 of 17
Awesome boards until you need an RMA.
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It works for me. smile.gif
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out of everyone that i know that has used them noone has ever had a problem
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