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post #21 of 27
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Originally Posted by iandh View Post
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.
I dunno.

I actually like the blue PCB
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post #22 of 27
Thought I posted this.
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post #23 of 27
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Thought I posted this.
Ha!, Welcome to the OCN club of
" I posted a really good bit of info, and got nothing!; then 5 hours later somebody else posted 'the exact same thing' and got mucho kudos for it"

It happens!
There are many varied and numerous reasons. (short attention spans, people "skimming"- not thoroughly reading the post- not clicking on provided links)
Just try and count the number of good posts that immediately get "derailed" by the first reply-
They summarily get veered off onto a completely different tangent! and more often than not - even if the thread gets "Back on Track" -the credit for the OP gets lost in the "mix"!

What are we supposed to do about it?
Go off in a huff, Sulk, or start a rant?
NO:
We just have to be mature about it, and continue.
It's kind of like Karma- what goes around comes around!
You know when you are contributing good input, or, when you're just posting "fluff"!
- everybody else knows it too- so, just "take this one on the chin" and keep up with your excellent posts!

I am merely one among many, but, I will personally continue to look forward to your input!
Cheers mate
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post #24 of 27
I thought it was fairly normal to create multiple news threads for the same subject from multiple sources.
post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by RickJS View Post
At this point they don't seem like accusations. =|
yeah they are not really accusations, more like statistical observations and conclusions.

anyways im a proud Gigabyte user, have never really liked ASUS products anyway. my own reasons.
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post #26 of 27
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I thought it was fairly normal to create multiple news threads for the same subject from multiple sources.
No no. You have it all wrong. It's normal to create multiple news threads for the same subject from identical sources.
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post #27 of 27
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Originally Posted by {core2duo}werd View Post
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.
Actually, There was a huge thing happening in the Athlon XP era about low quality caps blowing on motherboards, and the japanese ones were higher quality and didn't blow, but the chinese ones did.


Asus has made 3 bad motherboards for me, And one had a friggen chip fall off it! I may try ASUS once more, But Probably not, Gigabyte/DFI ftw!
    
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