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Asus are also good for SLI. It's just fanboy talk that they say don't get em. If you want X48 go for the Rampage Formula.
It's not fanboy talk to tell people not to get a nvidia based ASUS board. They all have major issues that can't be easily fixed due to ASUS not using the reference design
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Asus are also good for SLI. It's just fanboy talk that they say don't get em. If you want X48 go for the Rampage Formula.
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It's not fanboy talk to tell people not to get a nvidia based ASUS board. They all have major issues that can't be easily fixed due to ASUS not using the reference design
Although I have an Asus board and like it very much I have to side with Reberto on this one. Asus makes premium boards with a lot options and features. However, take my board for example, the p5n32e-sli didn't follow the reference design and for that reason its next to impossible to overclock a quad core past 3.0.

Nevertheless I like my board. I just wish it wasn't such a pain in the ass to OC my q6600.
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Although I have an Asus board and like it very much I have to side with Reberto on this one. Asus makes premium boards with a lot options and features. However, take my board for example, the p5n32e-sli didn't follow the reference design and for that reason its next to impossible to overclock a quad core past 3.0.

Nevertheless I like my board. I just wish it wasn't such a pain in the ass to OC my q6600.
Yep, now if we were talking about Intel based boards, ASUS would be without a doubt my #1 choice
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If this is about the corruption issues that both reference and non-reference faces its been fixed.
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If this is about the corruption issues that both reference and non-reference faces its been fixed.
It's not the corruption issue, there are other issues with non-reference boards that make them buggy as hell and no fun to use.
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Such as ?. The ASUS design is superior if not on-par with the reference designs.
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Such as ?. The ASUS design is superior if not on-par with the reference designs.
Well, allow me to make a small list.

Randomly dying boards, DOA boards, awful vdroop, poor overclocks, poor performance, issues with ram, frying/eating ram, onboard NIC not working (DOA), horrible cooling.

Need anymore reasons? Asus makes damn good Intel chipset boards, but when it comes to Nvidia based motherboards it is a totally different story.
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