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post #21 of 42
TBH even if ASUS does turn out to be lying about this and Gigabyte comes out on top, I'll continue buying ASUS boards for the fact they have never given me any problems. I love ASUS. <3
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post #22 of 42
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Originally Posted by MomijiTMO View Post
We all saw it coming. Gigabyte shouldn't have so carelessly bashed their competitor at a special P45 launch. They should have fully documented their findings before labeling EPU as false. Major slip on Gigabyte's behalf.

I hope they manage to pull a bunny out of the hat on this one.
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Hrmm... Well, it's not the most well constructed slide show. I'm not a big fan of talking bad about your competition. This has always been considered bad business where I'm from. Aren't both of their board just produced in the Foxconn factories anyway, and on the same lines if I'm not mistaken? Please correct me if I'm wrong, but that is my understanding.
Don't forget this information was NOT for the public. It was for a private presentation for international reporters. One of the reporters went to Asus instead of attending the rest of the Gigabyte events and gave Asus all this confidential info.
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The fact remains that Gigabyte's X38/X48 performance boards do not seem to overclock as well as ASUS', and that the Rampage Formula is a very good board. I'd say that 475FSB with a Q9450 and 8GB of DDR2 1083 RAM running fully stable is quite impressive, and being able to POST at 500+ FSB.
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The fact remains that Gigabyte's X38/X48 performance boards do not seem to overclock as well as ASUS', and that the Rampage Formula is a very good board. I'd say that 475FSB with a Q9450 and 8GB of DDR2 1083 RAM running fully stable is quite impressive, and being able to POST at 500+ FSB.
What does that have to do with ANYTHING in this topic?
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Hmm, I'll still keep buying Asus products even if they are lying just because Gigabytes boards are DISGUSTING looking
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Hmm, I'll still keep buying Asus products even if they are lying just because Gigabytes boards are DISGUSTING looking


HA ha hahha.... from your sig:
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Motherboard: ASUS Maximus Formula (on the way...again)
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What does that have to do with ANYTHING in this topic?
Well, just pointing out that despite these claims from GB, the fact remains that the top end ASUS motherboards are damn good and generally beat out the top end boards from GB. Which I think GB resents and is just stirring up trouble because of it. Like the way AMD is filing lawsuits against intel for copying them and such. I just think it's kind of ironic.

Oh, and even if the picture of blown capacitors was not from an ASUS product, it doesn't matter, even if they do use the same capacitors. There are a lot of factors as to why they would blow, including being run out of spec, overheating, poor power regulation circuitry, etc...
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post #28 of 42
so i have always have problems with ASUS' "Inexpensive" motherboards when it comes to overclocking, they seen careless when they design these things, but the only ones in store for the most part, on another hand had 2 Gigabyte boards, also inexpensive (talking $70 - 100 range here) boards, but they work like high end boards, always tough,

yeah... i am a rare "cursed with asus motherboard" guy
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HA ha hahha.... from your sig:
What can I say, they are great boards. But I'm going SLI and Asus and Nvidia...eh I'm not quite sure. But I'll still have a Maximus Formula lying around incase the 780i board ever dies
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What can I say, they are great boards. But I'm going SLI and Asus and Nvidia...eh I'm not quite sure. But I'll still have a Maximus Formula lying around incase the 780i board ever dies
I'm going to go SLI with the GTX280 on my rampage formula... gonna wait for the GTX280GX2 That is of course assuming it turns out being faster than the 4870x2. Is it isn't, I will go ati.
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