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ive done ALOT of reading over the last 6 months, and have come to understand Asus and Gigabyte are pretty much the 2 best mobo manufacturers. (i wont get into which one of THOSE is better)

i was wondering what everyones vote for 3rd place would be? intel? biostar? msi? asrock has some pretty sweet deals, how are asrocks?
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EVGA makes good mobo also. The link is for the top 10 best i7 mobo.

http://www.brighthub.com/computing/h...les/69686.aspx
Edited by JuniorDaisy - 1/26/11 at 4:52am
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EVGA and MSI are good but MSI gets my vote. I have/had motherboards from Gigabyte, Asus, Biostar, ECS and MSI and my 3 best are Asus, Gigabyte and MSI.
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what are you going on about? Asus and Gigabyte are not even close to the best board manufactures, they would be about 4th and 5th if not less. here is my list of the best motherboard companies.

1: DFI LanParty (made some of the best and advanced overclocking boards, sadly they are closed down)
2: EVGA (Same as DFI, but they are not as user friendly for overclockers)
3: MSI (they have some pretty good innovations like on board overclock control)
4: Asus
5: Gigabyte
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EVGA makes good mobo also. The link is for the top 10 best i7 mobo.

http://www.brighthub.com/computing/h...les/69686.aspx
Thats all very good, but that is ranked by price to features. not what board is going to murder its self when you attempt to take your i7 over 4ghz. when we talk best motherboard companies money isnt a figure. if someone asked me what the best board was to get for a i7 when cost is no issue id tell them to get an EVGA, you cant beat stuff like 12 digital mosfets and digital chokes that you only see in $300+ boards.
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EVGA makes good mobo also. The link is for the top 10 best i7 mobo.

http://www.brighthub.com/computing/h...les/69686.aspx


This list is irrelevant... you cant compare a $450 board to a $200 board. Well you can, but it does not make sense.
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what are you going on about? Asus and Gigabyte are not even close to the best board manufactures, they would be about 4th and 5th if not less. here is my list of the best motherboard companies.

1: DFI LanParty (made some of the best and advanced overclocking boards, sadly they are closed down)
2: EVGA (Same as DFI, but they are not as user friendly for overclockers)
3: MSI (they have some pretty good innovations like on board overclock control)
4: Asus
5: Gigabyte


Ya, because everyone knows an overclock button placed on the board that you have to take your case side off to access is the latest greatest thing ..... This lis is flawed.
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This list is irrelevant... you cant compare a $450 board to a $200 board. Well you can, but it does not make sense.
I'm not comparing he ask what the best boards was I just showed him a link. I never said that they compare to each other.
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Ya, because everyone knows an overclock button placed on the board that you have to take your case side off to access is the latest greatest thing ..... This lis is flawed.
oh you of little knowledge. a overclocking button on the board may be of little use to those who have the board in a case. but do you have any idea how useful that thing would be for people overclocking with liquid nitrogen? MSI are catering for those who are the more extreme end. why would EVGA make a motherboard that only fits in 9 or so cases? because the board wasnt intended to be cased, it was made for users who wanted to get extremely cold and break some records. maybe you needa start thinking outa the box more. just because something is a lame idea to you, doesnt mean its not important to others.
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oh you of little knowledge. a overclocking button on the board may be of little use to those who have the board in a case. but do you have any idea how useful that thing would be for people overclocking with liquid nitrogen? MSI are catering for those who are the more extreme end. why would EVGA make a motherboard that only fits in 9 or so cases? because the board wasnt intended to be cased, it was made for users who wanted to get extremely cold and break some records. maybe you needa start thinking outa the box more. just because something is a lame idea to you, doesnt mean its not important to others.


Ya, cause I am sure the OP was wanting to use liquid nitrogen as an everyday solution to cooling. Anyways...you said it your self you cant compare different price bracket boards to eachother... it dont make sense.
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