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post #21 of 47
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Originally Posted by Maiky View Post

I disagree, the extreme4 is not a bad board hence the reason it has outsold both of those GB boards you posted by tenfold.

GB makes top notch boards no doubt, but to say that the extreme4 is a bad board is just plain gibberish..

The Extreme4 uses archaic D-PAK mosfets for crying out loud! That by itself disqualifies it from the "good board" classification.
Edited by svenge - 4/29/13 at 2:55am
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The asus board the TS has linked is a P67.

Are there any disadvantages running a 3570k on that?

Perhaps the z77 msi board is the better choice to get the most performance out of your cpu.
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post #23 of 47
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Bad voltage readings http://www.overclock.net/t/1360404/asrock-z77-extreme-4-vcore-reading/0_50

Use google to find a multitude of info about the crap mofsets though to be honest if you don't know about that issue by now you may want to avoid giving people advice on mobos

I stand by what I say it's a crap board that offers unneeded features to try and cover a basic poor level of quality
People buy junk if its marketed well either of those Gigabytes are better boards and priced either side of the extreme 4

Bahh, just cause one or two users had an issue with incorrect voltage readings doesn't mean that all extreme4's have this issue.

Anyways im not going to start an argument cause that will lead to nowhere.

Only con that I have seen to this date with the extreme4 is the flimsy-ness of the PCB.

And last but not least I was not giving anyone advice on anything, I was just pointing out that the extreme4 is not a bad board.
post #24 of 47
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Originally Posted by Danger-Close View Post

you're from sg as well?
Yea, some shops in SLS still have them... Since this is gonna be the last of the 1155, I am gonna be on this board for the next 1 year....
Of course biggrin.gif
Extreme4 is terrible because it uses low-end VRMs that are weak and not efficient plus dodgy voltage readings. Definitely Maximus > ASRock. It's a no-brainer when it's cheaper
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hey just curious to know which shops in SLS have this deal?
Sounds like its in line with P* The** evga deal back in the day?

I would pick the asus over the asrock without a doubt. thumb.gif
Heh-heh, i never heard of PC Themes having any old stock tongue.gif
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post #25 of 47
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Of course biggrin.gif
Extreme4 is terrible because it uses low-end VRMs that are weak and not efficient plus dodgy voltage readings. Definitely Maximus > ASRock. It's a no-brainer when it's cheaper
Heh-heh, i never heard of PC Themes having any old stock tongue.gif

lol it wasn't pc themes, i asked the TS
I was keen, but not after realizing it was a P67 wink.gif
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guess im just gonna stick to the msi g45 gaming.
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guess im just gonna stick to the msi g45 gaming.
Just a warning for you though, anything below 55 for MSI is a heap of garbage but it might be decent though
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post #28 of 47
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Just a warning for you though, anything below 55 for MSI is a heap of garbage but it might be decent though

how about Asrock z77 fatal1ty professional M?
post #29 of 47
easier if you post your budget for the motherboard
then i am sure some kind souls from sg will be glad to help you out
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easier if you post your budget for the motherboard
then i am sure some kind souls from sg will be glad to help you out

for mobo alone not exceeding 300 as im currently gonna use till haswell has rectify all their problems then im gonna jumpship...
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