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this doesn't surprise me to be honest

the amount of abuse my old X58A-UD7 got was unreal

the CPU's Vcore sensor doesn't work, one PCI-E x16 slot is physically broken after I dropped a screw driver on it(anything I plug into the slot still works 100% though), at least 6 pins are bent and I dropped it a couple of times and it still boots and works perfectly fine (other than the Vcore sensor)
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post #42 of 140
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr. Strawberry View Post

this doesn't surprise me to be honest

the amount of abuse my old X58A-UD7 got was unreal

the CPU's Vcore sensor doesn't work, one PCI-E x16 slot is physically broken after I dropped a screw driver on it(anything I plug into the slot still works 100% though), at least 6 pins are bent and I dropped it a couple of times and it still boots and works perfectly fine (other than the Vcore sensor)

Your avatar made me chuckle.
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post #43 of 140
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Originally Posted by Trumpeter1994 View Post

According to the source they got their data from the most RMA'd board is actually the Rampage IV Extreme wth.gif

- 5,88% ASUS Rampage IV Extreme
- 5,59% ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP
- 4,94% MSI Z77A-G45
- 4,10% ASRock 960GM/U3S3
- 4,09% ASUS P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3

http://www.hardware.fr/articles/893-2/cartes-meres.html

That's probably my fault or something. I've had three, two of which had some part of them die tongue.gif
 
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post #44 of 140
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That's probably my fault or something. I've had three, two of which had some part of them die tongue.gif

probably doesn't help that it was/is the most popular X79 board, would love to see how they sold compared to all other x79 boards
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post #45 of 140
And should you need to RMA Everyone knows their awesome at it!
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post #46 of 140
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Originally Posted by Mr. Strawberry View Post

probably doesn't help that it was/is the most popular X79 board, would love to see how they sold compared to all other x79 boards

The rates are pondered by the sale numbers, they say it on their website.
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I have had 3 Gigabyte MB 0 RMAs, 1 ASUS MB 1 RMA.
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post #48 of 140
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Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post

The rates are pondered by the sale numbers, they say it on their website.

ah missed that.

late nights and early mornings = unable to read :L
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post #49 of 140
What about Biostar? In my experience their boards just simply work even though the majority of what they sell is light on features compared to the bigger manufacturers.
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post #50 of 140
Most of my experience with MSI comes from three boards I've owned.

1) K9A2 Platinum - Died suddenly while idling in Windows
2) K9A2 Platinum #2 - VRM heatsink retention spring came loose when the plastic snap holding it in place broke. It caused a short which killed the system's PSU and the motherboard.
3) 990FXA-GD80V2 - The board still lives, but it's on my shelf at the moment. It has massive vdroop which has made it useless for overclocking. The EFI interface is also buggy.



To be fair, the ASRock boards I've worked with haven't been great for overclocking either. None of them have died yet, but they don't seem to get a chip as far as is possible on Gigabyte boards. I've owned a number of ASUS boards which have always been solid performers, but I prefer Gigabyte by this point I think. I've had one DFI board, an ICFX3200-T2R/G, which started out great but was very flaky by the end. It couldn't run 45nm CPUs, and myy E6600 was getting long in the tooth after a couple of years.
Edited by Particle - 5/22/13 at 6:32am
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