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Just got the board for my 6700k.
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Last thing I've seen from asrock was a big blast of smoke coming from the case of a customers pc. Besides the boards doesn't look to my liking. Simple and clean. That gaming plox went boring decades ago. Would bet some thiefs tear the stickers off and sell it as rog, looks way to similar.

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eve has a ROG looking logo. nice.

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put a rog sticker on the red one and people claiming it's ugly will pay $400. The other one is just great. Time to move on from z77 extreme 4.


"it looks just like an ROG board"

What if I told you, ASUS owns ASRock?


P.S. ASRock was sort of an ASUS budget brand. Spun off in 2002, got bought by Pegatron and... Pegatron is owned by ASUStek. Dadum tsssh.
Edited by MoGTy - 10/18/15 at 6:14am
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post #73 of 83
they havent been affiliated for years...
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they havent been affiliated for years...

Really? That's odd.

Pegatron - shareholder and parent company ASUStek Inc.

ASRock - majority shareholder and parent Pegatron.
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Owning ~10% of Asrocks shares hardly makes them own the company.
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post #76 of 83
Color me surprised, i heard they went their separate ways in the mid 2000s
But i feel the same as lowfat. Thats not an epic percentage. And lots of companies are owned by the same parent company. Just look at auto manufacturers
actually what probably happened is they got bought by the same holding company over the years. Like with dodge and fiat
Still not the same boards.

The ocf is Nick Shihs baby. And he is not affiliated with asus
Edited by tatmMRKIV - 10/18/15 at 9:45am
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Owning ~10% of Asrocks shares hardly makes them own the company.

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Color me surprised, i heard they went their separate ways in the mid 2000s
But i feel the same as lowfat. Thats not an epic percentage. And lots of companies are owned by the same parent company. Just look at auto manufacturers
actually what probably happened is they got bought by the same holding company over the years. Like with dodge and fiat
Still not the same boards.

The ocf is Nick Shihs baby. And he is not affiliated with asus

On the contrary. 75% of Pegatron is owned by ASUStek shareholders, 17% by ASUStek alone. That's about 92% of the company within some kind of control by ASUStek.

Source

In short, the people who control what ASUS is doing, control what Pegatron and therefor ASRock are doing.
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post #78 of 83
For pegatron via link"Shareholders

- ASUSTek Computer, Inc.17.2%"

Wheres @Splave
Edited by tatmMRKIV - 10/18/15 at 10:49am
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For pegatron via link"Shareholders

- ASUSTek Computer, Inc.17.2%"

Yes and the people who invested in / own ASUStek own 75% of Pegatron. It's all in the PDF I linked from Pegatron's website. Just read page 3/4.
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Whatever dude. rolleyes.gif
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