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I am purely curious but do you technically work for them? or do you get free parts for reviews or how does that work? I am asking cuz I would love to do something like that one day. I graduate college in may and dont have a clue what I wanna do
I'm not sure of his affiliations, but he does very detailed reviews. I think most start by doing detailed reviews of products they have bought and if they get enough attention the company will send them products at least theoretically. Really have to build a rapport tho.
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I know them and they have asked me a few times to make it more than just reviewing, but I said no. i have a job seperate from computers.

So no I do NOT work for them, but I am able to talk to them and get a responce.

yes that is how I did it, I bought my X58A-UD5 rev 2.0 and did a detailed review, the most detailed mobo review I have ever seen. Then they sent me the UD7 and then i did even more detailed review on it.
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I know them and they have asked me a few times to make it more than just reviewing, but I said no. i have a job seperate from computers.

So no I do NOT work for them, but I am able to talk to them and get a responce.

yes that is how I did it, I bought my X58A-UD5 rev 2.0 and did a detailed review, the most detailed mobo review I have ever seen. Then they sent me the UD7 and then i did even more detailed review on it.
so in fact they do stroll these forums enough to find your first guide and want you to write a second one? Smart as hell move by GB. If you dont work in computers where did you get such great knowledge of them from? I mean you know stuff I have never even seen or heard of before.
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they don't stroll this forum, they stroll XS. I didn't write a guide it was more of an in-depth look. A lot of the people who work for gigabyte are avid enthusiasts, like hicookie works for them, but i never talk to him.

ASUS does it better, they give everyone a free ASUS board if you like them it seems. They provide hardware to all the extreme ocers, that is why everyone from awardfabrick has asus boards. ASUS also supplies XS OC party at CES every year. Gigabyte is 10X smaller company, but they are second biggest mobo manufacturer.
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they don't stroll this forum, they stroll XS. I didn't write a guide it was more of an in-depth look. A lot of the people who work for gigabyte are avid enthusiasts, like hicookie works for them, but i never talk to him.

ASUS does it better, they give everyone a free ASUS board if you like them it seems. They provide hardware to all the extreme ocers, that is why everyone from awardfabrick has asus boards. ASUS also supplies XS OC party at CES every year. Gigabyte is 10X smaller company, but they are second biggest mobo manufacturer.
surprised they dont stroll here too since we have prob just as many users as them no?
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less views but definitely more traffic. there are so many what should I do threads so many noobs, with no relevant input from the posters other than stuff we already know. it can drive you nuts if you are very busy.
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I have been noticing the difference between the 2 sites also. It really shows through the user community.
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That sucks. Looks like those contacts are toast.
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post #89 of 89
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I have been noticing the difference between the 2 sites also. It really shows through the user community.
yes well XS isn't really the place you can post and get help, but a TON of OCers are registered and view the website daily like me, but don't post daily. So you see little posts, but tons of views. my Sand Bridge OC guide here has surpassed my same guide there, but none of my other articles here have. That might change soon tho.
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