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http://gigabytedaily.blogspot.tw/2013/05/gigabyte-motherboards-have-lowest-rma.html
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We just came across a very interesting article on hardware.fr which examines the RMA (Return merchandise authorization) rates of several PC component segments by vendor. Although the data seems to be restricted to only e-retail, and covers only April 1 to October 1, 2012, it still paints a very positive picture from a GIGABYTE perspective.

Here’s the motherboard RMA leaderboard:

- Gigabyte 1.19% (previous 1.77%)
- ASUS 1.79% (previous 2.34%)
- ASRock 2.09% (previous 1.67%)
- MSI 3.05% (previous 2.24%)
Well done Gigabyte. thumb.gif
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Formatting fixed

Not surprised by this news though. I can't say the same about MSI boards though.
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That's depressing for MSI... I really like their boards and some of the options they have. Then again, Gigabyte boards have been pretty amazing this round.
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yeah MSI always had a name for being reliable even if they didn't offer the best performance
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MSI probably just has a lot of boards returned which had bad BIOS flashes, not hardware failure. Their built in BIOS flashing tool is always broken.

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That's true. Although, I did try the new utility they were using the other day, and it worked perfectly.
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I can confirm. I have owned 0 Gigabyte boards, and never had to RMA any of them.
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Originally Posted by Jaju123 View Post

MSI probably just has a lot of boards returned which had bad BIOS flashes, not hardware failure. Their built in BIOS flashing tool is always broken.

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Yeah that and their 970 chipset boards for amd were almost guaranteed to blow up on overclocking, no vrm protect, low phase even the boards with vrm cooling were crapola. Hell i even heard horror stories about some of the 990 chipset boards, like WOW MSI get it together. Not sure how quality they are on the intel side of the boards.


I've had 3 Gigabyte boards that were all rock solid until i sold them used for cheap... Never once had an issue. 2 775 boards, and a am3+ board.


Edit: nice job GIGABYTE and ASUS getting those RMA percentages down, ASROCK and MSI get your sozo.gif crap together, both of you had an increase in RMA's.
Edited by Cannon19932006 - 5/22/13 at 12:06am
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As someone who always buys Gigabyte boards, I approve of this message thumb.gif
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