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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
No, you are missing the point. It should read "Gigabyte: ASUS lied to customers," which is what is on THG's site. I don't care about the source, I care about who said what. And clearly, this thread title means THG said it.
Ask and ye shall receive sorry for the confusion.
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It's pretty obvious from the number of reviews on Newegg and personal interactions I've had with friends who have bought Asus boards lately that they seem to be skimping on the quality of their boards. The number of DOA reviews on Newegg for the Asus mobos compared to the Gigabyte, DFI, and other manufacturer's DOA reviews is unbelievably higher. I think we've all heard the horror stories of customers having to go through 4 or 5 Asus boards before they give up or get a non-defective one. That's just outrageous. I'm not surprised the quality of their energy savings boards has felt the effects as well.

Although I have to say that the vdroop and occasional CPU voltage drops on my DS3L board are nothing to boast about. I hope Gigabyte fixes the issues present in the P35 boards with the new P45 boards without overpricing them. Here's to hoping.
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It's pretty obvious from the number of reviews on Newegg and personal interactions I've had with friends who have bought Asus boards lately that they seem to be skimping on the quality of their boards. The number of DOA reviews on Newegg for the Asus mobos compared to the Gigabyte, DFI, and other manufacturer's DOA reviews is unbelievably higher. I think we've all heard the horror stories of customers having to go through 4 or 5 Asus boards before they give up or get a non-defective one. That's just outrageous. I'm not surprised the quality of their energy savings boards has felt the effects as well.

Although I have to say that the vdroop and occasional CPU voltage drops on my DS3L board are nothing to boast about. I hope Gigabyte fixes the issues present in the P35 boards with the new P45 boards without overpricing them. Here's to hoping.
I have always used ASUS boards and other components with my builds and never had any problems. While I will admit that I have not gone through and compared ratings on Newegg I still see ASUS as a superior product based off of personnel experiance.
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what i want to see is proof that the capacitors are of lower quality than "Japanese Capacitors". lol they say that like capacitors being from japan is supposed to mean that they are high quality, i have never heard anything about products from japan being better than products bought elsewhere.
post #15 of 27
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As they say, There are lies, damn lies, and statistics.
Coming from a guy with a Asus.
That made me lol hard.
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Coming from a guy with a Asus.
That made me lol hard.
Hey, Just because I have one, doesn't mean I endorse them as the best things ever. My motherboard, personally, is fine. They may have lied, in fact, it looks likely they have. If so, bring on the class-action lawsuit and my £20 compensation
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Asus QC and customer service has gone to hell since I bought their mobo almost 4 years ago and that was when Asus still made quality products. Now they just cut corners and save on costs to please the shareholders.
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Well I have had DFI,Gigabyte and Asus. And out of those the Asus board has been the best.
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post #19 of 27
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Originally Posted by Sekigahara View Post
It's pretty obvious from the number of reviews on Newegg and personal interactions I've had with friends who have bought Asus boards lately that they seem to be skimping on the quality of their boards.
My first Asus board was a dud too

I had to exchange it for a working one :/
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post #20 of 27
I've had horrid luck with Asus over the last two years, even on their $400-500 server level boards. Gigabyte ftw!

All gigabyte needs to do now is stop making their mobo color schemes look like clown puke.
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