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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
ASUS sucks, avoid at all costs.
Can't fault my Asus P5K-E/WiFi and would recommend it to anyone.
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post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
Can't fault my Asus P5K-E/WiFi and would recommend it to anyone.
Except that's an Intel board. Intel and Asus are awesome. But NVIDIA and Asus are a no no. So many problems as NVIDIA offers Asus no support.
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Except that's an Intel board. Intel and Asus are awesome. But NVIDIA and Asus are a no no. So many problems as NVIDIA offers Asus no support.
Which is why I would never buy an nVidia chipset since nForce4

It was more aimed at the generalized "Asus sucks" comment though, not you
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post #14 of 25
Don't listen to the rest, LISTEN to the BEST...

EVGA 780i p02

Best CUSTOMER SERVICE / RMA in the business.... BAR NONE.....

Don't listen to the ASUS "fangirl's", IMO pure garbage...

Or, you could listen to the ASUS "fangirl's":

--Go p/up a ASUS MB + ThermalTake BigWater + KOOLANCE 100% Aluminum radiator + 1/4
tubing = The best ASUS, a DEAD ASUS....
Edited by RedRaider - 5/18/08 at 1:28pm
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yeah Nvidia + ASUS = EPIC FAIL

they just suck
EVGA is like Nvidia's best friend.
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post #16 of 25
The EVGA 780i FTW is supposed to be out this month.
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post #17 of 25
EVGA ftw!
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post #18 of 25
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Originally Posted by RedRaider View Post
Don't listen to the rest, LISTEN to the BEST...

EVGA 780i p02

Best CUSTOMER SERVICE / RMA in the business.... BAR NONE.....

Don't listen to the ASUS "fangirl's", IMO pure garbage...

Or, you could listen to the ASUS "fangirl's":

--Go p/up a ASUS MB + ThermalTake BigWater + KOOLANCE 100% Aluminum radiator + 1/4
tubing = The best ASUS, a DEAD ASUS....
Oh. God.

WE'RE TURNING INTO EBAY.

Did you copy that out a listing?

Because I use Asus we can make the following assumptions:

1. I'm a girl. Like Marin.

2. I like Thermaltake watercooling. Obviously

3. I put aluminium in my loop. Yes, of course I do. Whole blocks of it. In fact, my radiator is in a fridge!
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post #19 of 25
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
Why are you bothering with nVidia TBH? =s The only reason I can see is SLI.
Yes, SLI is my end goal. nVidia has just seemed to grow on me. And my only real apprehension I guess with the XFX and EVGA is I keep hearing they have issues overclocking quads. Is that only the 680i chipset? Is that not an issue with 780i? And why did someone say EVGA is a best friend of nVidia but someone else said they're practically the same because they use reference boards? If XFX=EVGA, then woudn't XFX=best friend of nVidia as well? If so, then how would I choose one over the other? The only reason I ask is because I currently have an XFX LT because it was a little cheaper than the EVGA, plus it came in a bundle with a Q6600. So I got XFX graphics. I have not been completely displeased with the graphics or customer support from XFX. But being as I already have an XFX 8800GT, I would like to pair the brand with itself and get an XFX 780i if it'a all the same. But if EVGA is better, then I will get it. Money is not my concern with this next board as it was with my first. At this point, I'm trying to pick the perfect board, and I'll shop for best price from there. Thanks for all the help, keep it coming!!
post #20 of 25
Asus is the one that has issues with overclocking quads (680i chipset) not eVGA and XFX.
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