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Poll Results: Which motherboard is the best out of these?

 
  • 47% (10)
    EVGA P55 LE
  • 28% (6)
    ASUS P7P55D PRO
  • 4% (1)
    MSI P55-GD55
  • 19% (4)
    BIOSTAR TPOWER i55
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post #11 of 23
well i had two of the asus blow on me that,s my reason not the asus love my msi
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post #12 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
The EVGA P55 FTW seems a bit overkill to me. The LE is about right. People tend to like EVGA.

Of course the super high end boards are a bit too much for me price wise. They also have features I won't really capitalize on.
What about maybe the P7P55D Pro? - ..and yeh even the budget 1156 boards are still good


Edit: My bad - didn't see it. I thought it was the non pro version - In that case get the Asus 100% - very good boards.
Edited by ~Strawberry~ - 6/8/10 at 9:08am
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post #13 of 23
Yesterday I was browsing the EVGA forums because I was thinking of upgraded my mb to a p55 200 ftw. I decided not to do that though as there seems to be lots of issues with their bio's. Now I'm sure the majority of people don't experience this, but it just kind of turned me off a bit.

Also some of EVGA's boards do not use solid capacitors. Not sure if the LE does or not, you would have to check.

Oh and I was asking about your budget because you can get some pretty pricey P55 boards that do not have usb3 etc.
Edited by trentiles - 6/8/10 at 9:07am
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post #14 of 23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by massy086 View Post
well i had two of the asus blow on me that,s my reason not the asus love my msi
That's the same thing with me and Gigabyte boards. I have had 3 of them die on me.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~Strawberry~ View Post
What about maybe the P7P55D Pro? - ..and yeh even the budget 1156 boards are still good
Well, the ASUS is up there. I might buy that if enough people recommend it. It sure looks like a split decision for the EVGA and ASUS.

Of course whatever gets the most votes won't necessarily be what I buy, but the ASUS is looking good.
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post #15 of 23
I owned a P55 GD80 - very good board however I think the lower end boards have bad vdroop which can get really annoying, anybody confirm that?

Quote:
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Well, the ASUS is up there. I might buy that if enough people recommend it. It sure looks like a split decision for the EVGA and ASUS.
yeh sorry edited my post, didn't see it there.
Edited by ~Strawberry~ - 6/8/10 at 9:08am
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post #16 of 23
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Well, I'm not buying this minute, I'll check back to this poll periodically. I'd like more opinions and advice on which of these to get. Thanks again guys. Keep the votes coming.
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post #17 of 23
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Alright, so I have made a decision. I am either going with the Biostar or possibly the Asus...

BUT...

Right now, there is a deal on the ASUS Sabertooth 55i. Should I get this instead of the P7P55D PRO? Is it worth it?
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post #18 of 23
Quote:
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Alright, so I have made a decision. I am either going with the Biostar or possibly the Asus...

BUT...

Right now, there is a deal on the ASUS Sabertooth 55i. Should I get this instead of the P7P55D PRO? Is it worth it?
I think they're both on par with each other. I went with the Sabertooth though. Mainly due to the looks, but reviews show it OC's pretty good as well.
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
Alright, so I have made a decision. I am either going with the Biostar or possibly the Asus...

BUT...

Right now, there is a deal on the ASUS Sabertooth 55i. Should I get this instead of the P7P55D PRO? Is it worth it?
Get the sabertooth. I just rmaed my Tpower I55. Its really awesome *sarcasm* that the board thinks my default vcore is 1.5v on my CPU.

Try lowering it and it tells me I cant... Yea no not going to fly..
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