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post #11 of 35
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Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
DFI Orange is win. XFX black and green comes second.

+1 I <3 my DFI's colors.
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post #12 of 35
I bet the guys that QC'ed the 780i boards looked like Igor, but those gigabyte chicks were attractive.

Those machines make me want to work on assembly lines as an engineer even more, just awesome stuff.
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post #13 of 35
I think the terrible colour scheme has become their claim to fame. It is a characteristic that is easily noticeable.

"Oh look! It's the Fisher-Price My First Motherboard by Gigabyte!"
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post #14 of 35
If the motherboards are tested before they package them, how the hell do people get DOAs?
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post #15 of 35
the dfi lan party boards are definitely some of the best looking out there...but pretty much any black pcb gets my approval...gigabytes boards only look good in lego cases...
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post #16 of 35
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post
If the motherboards are tested before they package them, how the hell do people get DOAs?

1) China to the US is a long trip.
2) PEBCAK and RTFM are the two biggest causes of DOAs.
3) They cannot test with every possible configuration.
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post #17 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
1) China to the US is a long trip.
2) PEBCAK and RTFM are the two biggest causes of DOAs.
3) They cannot test with every possible configuration.
Along with the RTFM, let's not forget the many, many "DOA" boards sent back due to user One-D Ten-T errors!
(especially prevalent among those ASUS boards with the handy POST decoder LCD) "DetRAM" --->instant RMA!

Nice find on the factory tour DH
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post #18 of 35
Very, very cool.
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post #19 of 35
It should be a written rule to make black PCB and black ports/blue PCB andblue ports(same color all the way...)
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post #20 of 35
Not new...
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1722
Read this one about a year ago. This one is a bit more comprehensive.

The tweaktown one has videos though.
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