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No way I would choose that board over one of msi's gaming edition boards. If the price and features are close, consumers are going to end up choosing msi for the aesthetics alone.
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RoG
Replubic of Gamers
Look at your motherboard, look at your avatar.
While I partially agree with you, some components are good. They just lack originality with the naming.

I'm not saying I bought a product that deserves it's price tag due to the name, in fact I don't think I can name any mid-high end board that wouldn't be in the same boat. And yes I happen to like Asus products.

I don't think you'd say anything different if i had a gigabyte sniper or something similar.
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All the while you have an ROG avatar. Clearly buying into it.

Again see above, I just like the product.
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I'm not saying I bought a product that deserves it's price tag due to the name, in fact I don't think I can name any mid-high end board that wouldn't be in the same boat. And yes I happen to like Asus products.

I don't think you'd say anything different if i had a gigabyte sniper or something similar.

I believe you misunderstood me, I also have a RoG motherboard and I am also very satisfied.
The name Republic of Gamers is actually quite good, but with the current trend everything is being named "something something gaming".
I bought my motherboard for 200 euros, there were cheaper alternatives, but I bought it not cause of the RoG name but cause of the quality it offered.
And it has proved me right, my 890FX Crosshair IV Formula can take an FX8320, not only that but it can also OC it with ease, a few minor issues from being 890FX but that have been solved.
So a piece of equipment launched in 2011 I believe that I bought for 200 euros is still pretty much relevant if I think about an upgrade path with AMD, if I decide to switch to Intel I can still make a pretty good buck out of it.

They are just lacking in originality with the names, the names will not affect the quality of the product they are just trying to market it to gamers.
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I believe you misunderstood me, I also have a RoG motherboard and I am also very satisfied.
The name Republic of Gamers is actually quite good, but with the current trend everything is being named "something something gaming".
I bought my motherboard for 200 euros, there were cheaper alternatives, but I bought it not cause of the RoG name but cause of the quality it offered.
And it has proved me right, my 890FX Crosshair IV Formula can take an FX8320, not only that but it can also OC it with ease, a few minor issues from being 890FX but that have been solved.
So a piece of equipment launched in 2011 I believe that I bought for 200 euros is still pretty much relevant if I think about an upgrade path with AMD, if I decide to switch to Intel I can still make a pretty good buck out of it.

They are just lacking in originality with the names, the names will not affect the quality of the product they are just trying to market it to gamers.

I may have took that a little to personally smile.gif

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No way I would choose that board over one of msi's gaming edition boards. If the price and features are close, consumers are going to end up choosing msi for the aesthetics alone.

Yes, lets compare 190$ board with 120 rolleyes.gif

Now lets compare Maximus Hero vs Gaming GD65? all of a sudden, MSI looks like joke.
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Only one PCI-e x 16 slot the other only operates with 4 lanes. Deal breaker.
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Yes, lets compare 190$ board with 120 rolleyes.gif

Now lets compare Maximus Hero vs Gaming GD65? all of a sudden, MSI looks like joke.

I thought msi had about 4 different versions of the gaming board line, all with different price points.
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the word "gamer" used on most products now-a-days just seems to indicate "border line mid range products update with a pretty colour scheme" or just re branded crap.

seems like more of a way to slap a 50 dollar higher price tag on something and sell to a ignorant market

says the guy with ROG avatar:p
     
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