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Originally Posted by Dillmiester;12947354 
Yesterday I was reading a pretty In depth review of the 2 boards. Overall the build quality of the Rampage III is higher. The VRM's and voltage regulation was consistantly better than the Gigabyte's (less oscillation).

To sum it up they said that the Gigabyte board ran a little cooler but the Asus's power distribution was superior.

I um actually know which you are referring tooTin's review, oh and asus gave him both boards. He just showed LLC on P67 systems lol, nothing to do with X58, GB's X58 LLC is perfect. Also B3 boards LLC is different. Notice Tin didn't say anything good about the P67A-UD7 other than it runs cooler. The GB rep on the website ripped him a new one. He even positioned teh cooler so that it woudln't fit right on the UD7, look closley.
Edited by Sin0822 - 3/31/11 at 3:44pm
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I'm going to Buy the RIIF Board Tommorow at Microcenter...

Ive only owned Intel Boards, my roomate had a few gigabytes and I know thier top notch. But i think I'll see what the RIIIF is all abou. I'd like to try a high end asus board, i can always return/sell it and get the g1 later on, once more info pours in about it.

And its almost a Free Upgrade, after selling some other componets..always nice

Even tought I love Newegg, i dont want to deal with newegg's rma/return ship hassle espically for a motherboard. and its the same price instore. I'd also like to get w.e warranty MC offers..so I can excahnge it for store credit if something is ever wrong.

As for the Open Box Deal....I dont want to deal with missing items, from what ive heard about a few open box mobo's.....If its OB at microcenter....then i'll hop on it
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you should get them to price match newegg.
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They didnt have it instore..so i bought it from thier website......It was the same price. and it was only $30 for the instore 2year replacement plan. I work at another retail store, and its always nice just to be able to say something is wrong and have them just give you store credit. If i dont want to go through asus rma.

Or if i want a different board.lol
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Woah! X58 has sata problems?
     
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