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post #51 of 75
Wow, is this something new? I could of swore the Asus Sabretooth had certified Milspec components months ago.
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post #52 of 75
I don't know, because MSI boards seem to be about as good as other boards at a given price, and boards from all manufacturers can and do suffer from various faults and failures.

I think the only problem with MSI is their name, which sucks; but that is nothing out of the ordinary for motherboard makers, or computer makers in general. Like IBM - Inferior But Marketable, or Microsoft, which is something very small and soft. For names, it's all been downhill since Wang...
post #53 of 75
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Originally Posted by gre0481 View Post
Wow, is this something new? I could of swore the Asus Sabretooth had certified Milspec components months ago.
Some Milspecs are absurd, like the coffee makers for bomber crews that had to sustain some crazy g-force ratings and atmospheric conditions that were so extreme, the bomber crews that might use such a device would have long been splatted or sucked dry of life.

One thing I do know about Milspec motherboards is that it isn't the components themselves, but the extra mounting holes that Milspec wants, because these boards need to fit into a wide variety of casings. In the "old days", Milspec boards needed to fit into cases from Compaq and HP - both of which had oddball, non-IBM hole placements. The Milspec boards had extra holes, and would fit into pretty much all manufactured cases that were on the market at the time.
post #54 of 75
I always thought MSI was one of the top three along with Asus and Gigabyte.
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post #55 of 75
Interesting, but nothing we did not know before... I am thinking of grabbing an MSI P67 board, time will tell.
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"But daddy my $100 board off newegg can't run my 1090 at 4.0ghz"
"Hello son. Your an idiot. Goodbye."
    
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post #57 of 75
Lol MSI clearely has no clue what military class means. Anything up to DOD standards, has nothing to do with performance. Its all about reliability and durability. Shove that mobo in an engine compartment of an M1A1, and lets see how long it lasts. Im willing to bet it would overheat in seconds, not to mention all the vibration that would soon enough rattle things loose.
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any board should be able to do 1.4v.....there are chips with stock voltages higher than that >.>
Yeah, I just figured that "too hard" was going to be universal for breaking. If it doesn't break then it's not too hard.
    
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post #59 of 75
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Doesn't matter if you use good components, if you can't design the PCB right. Or choose the right components for the job.

MSI has a lot of catch up to do to really get a consideration in my book. More so on the AMD side when their best efforts are easily trounced in each price category.

Customer Service for them is still one of the worst I've had to deal with.
This is the truth.
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post #60 of 75
I verified with my buddy (1st marine) that military hardware doesn't blow up until bad guys blow it up. If your hardware blows up before bad guys can attack it's not up to spec.
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