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ehm.... Well I'm glad people are happy with their AsRock mobos, but I am part of the crowd (quite large unfortunately) which had their AsRock mobos die on them. My AsRock 890gx Extreme 3 crapped out in 2 months. No OC... Great case cooling (6x 120mm fans)
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can anyone say OEM...?
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post #43 of 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by t3h_ch33z_muncha View Post
can anyone say OEM...?
OEM /caps
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Originally Posted by mrcrusty View Post

While this doesn't include OEMs
Umm...
post #45 of 98
No ASRock board will be installed in my PC ever.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 1/28/11 at 4:15am
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ASRock has been improving year after year, it's not surprising. They've even started to manufacture a high-end series of boards, that is both visual appealing and performance-wise.

I'm starting to consider them for my next build.
   
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post #47 of 98
I have had several ASRock boards and I really like them. Great performers, tons of features of the top end boards, great price. Palit is another company I like, but also gets the response represented by many here...

For some it is all about brand recognition. For others it is about a comparable quality product at a great price. I am not really brand loyal to anybody. If it works for me, I get it. ASRock works for me.
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post #48 of 98
How's reliability?
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Isn't ASRock just owned by ASUS (a subsidiary)?
     
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post #50 of 98
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha View Post
can anyone say OEM...?
Because AsRock is owned by Asus they don't compete in the OEM world.

In the OEM World it's not much different.

~35% Asus, ~35% Gigabyte, ~15% MSI, & ~15% ECS

Though Gigabyte and Asus have the strong leads, and have had them for awhile.
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Isn't ASRock just owned by ASUS (a subsidiary)?
They are, but AsRock operates 100% independently.
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