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Title suggests it.

Gonna get a new board, as this (2nd) asus is a pos

Spent 9 hours changing a board - back and forth and back and forth and so on, even though I tried using both(separately) a 670 FTW and a 670 SIG 2.

My replacement board would boot but not post - in fact no display whatsoever, the vga light wouldn't even come on, so I swapped back to my original and the same happened, sop I swapped again and it kept on doing it.

So after 9 ours I am back with my old board - difference is the power switch shuts down the pc with just a touch of the on/off button instead of holding it down for 5 secs.

I have no idea *** is going on, despite all normal connectors being plugged in, the exact same way I had my old board prior to last week(in fact noting was changed whatsoever).

Board was replaced as it would not hold oc settings even tho cmos battery was renewed(if I wanted to oc it I had to do the oc tuner and then manually change the M/P and voltage.



Anyways I am staying away from asus from now on - hell one even needs a degree to get into their bloody forum!!

Extreme 6 is flimsy I read/was told, - the uh5d has something to do with the middle of the board - I cant remember what - something about headers maybe???

My memory aint so good - must be the drugs i'm on (LEGAL BTW wink.gif )

Help would be great here?



Maybe I shorted something out, as I don't think I was totally rounded all the time, even though I do make a a bit of grounding myself now and then anyway (I have a way of staying grounded smile.gif

Anyways HTH and it's time for the isle of Mann T.T

EDIT: g skill 2400 trident x ram that I have to stay wit (cash flow)

http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=511

I have a choice of these boards - except shi#ty asus
Edited by fatherof3 - 5/27/13 at 2:37pm
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The Extreme6 is known to have terrible vDroop, so very bad for overclocking, there was a huge thread just about it. Gigabyte is generally good, specially in their Z77 UD5H, ive heard good reports from them smile.gif
     
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another vote for the gigabyte here
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I can't give you a full comparison from personal experience, but I can tell you that I've had no problems whatsoever with the Gigabyte. Comparing the two on Newegg shows that it's quite straightforward (as far as I know): the UD5H has a couple more features, and it's cheaper, so I think it's really just up to your needs.
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I would say just grab the Gigabyte z77x-UD4H, it seems more suited for higher memory speeds and it's the more recent z77 boards*better memory control from what I've read*.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fatherof1 View Post

Title suggests it....I have a choice of these boards - except shi#ty asus

UD5H without hesitation thumb.gif ...If you don't mind me asking, any particular reason why you did not consider the UD3H?
post #7 of 16
UD5H definitely, I've built a few systems with it and I can say it's a fantastic board for the money.
post #8 of 16
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cheers lads.

I originally got confused due to some of the descripts sayin just 1066/1333/1600 ram so I thought "ere we go again"

But been assured the 5h does 2400 on an oc,



Quote:
Originally Posted by drBlahMan View Post

UD5H without hesitation thumb.gif ...If you don't mind me asking, any particular reason why you did not consider the UD3H?

I don't know actually, probably cos I have never heard of it before - but then again I don't know *** any of it all means. my budget is MAX max £160 but £140-150 is what i have really

I guess easy overclockability is what I am after, - the asus I know to be great boards - just not reat for me - although my board does 4.8 @1.328 with low 80's12 hrs. prime) on a hyper 212 evo (on push) then (a few weeks back with a 200mm on pull 3" above the cooler (mounted horiz) and now push pull which has made no difference btw).


thanks guys smile.gifthumb.gif
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any of these would be great for your needs and your price range:

GA-Z77X-UD3H
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Well in the last 2 minutes my amazon refund as just cleared into my c card so its like - "I wanna pull the trigger" but its o so bloody tempting when dough is sitting there!!.

I need to go to bed so I don't regret making a decision based around sleep deprivation.

To add, I have 2 ssd's (m4 64gb - m4 256GB and 1 7200 Maxtor hdd a hale90 gold psu and a gtx 670.

This is only a sim rig and nothing else, I was told in a pm from another forum that I could not go wrong with the 5h, so do I get it now, or wait till I can get a price drop (I have 30 days to return the boards and card back to amazon (yes I am sitting on £700 of amazons stuff - 2:p8 pro's and a 670 FTW that rattles its bloody head off)).

Thanks lads smile.gif
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