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I´m not laughing, just wondering.
In what way you find the ASRock boards to be better than ASUS?

Depends on the board. Sometimes Asus forget wrapping paper underneath the MOSFET heatsink. Sometimes they put capacitors right against the PCI-E, so you'll break them if you force the GPU in.
Sometimes their PCB is too fragile and it cracks when you connect the 24pin or SATAs.
Small things like that, it's never the same thing, because Asus are careful about their choice of components and functionality, it's just that they have one or two really incompetent engineers somewhere who can ruin your day.

I've owned about 10 Asus boards in the past 7-8 years, including one this year, all except one had Something wrong about them. With AsRock on the other hand, I've only had issues with the first board I got, which had overheating VRM. Smooth sailing since then.
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Depends on the board. Sometimes Asus forget wrapping paper underneath the MOSFET heatsink. Sometimes they put capacitors right against the PCI-E, so you'll break them if you force the GPU in.
Sometimes their PCB is too fragile and it cracks when you connect the 24pin or SATAs.
Small things like that, it's never the same thing, because Asus are careful about their choice of components and functionality, it's just that they have one or two really incompetent engineers somewhere who can ruin your day.

I've owned about 10 Asus boards in the past 7-8 years, including one this year, all except one had Something wrong about them. With AsRock on the other hand, I've only had issues with the first board I got, which had overheating VRM. Smooth sailing since then.
Why don't you take off the headphones while you are installing apertures? And don't listen to Fatboy Slim, don't push the tempo.
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Why don't you take off the headphones while you are installing apertures? And don't listen to Fatboy Slim, don't push the tempo.

Haha, point taken biggrin.gif
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