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Which RMA Service Is More Reliable or Are They Equal?

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I'm about to pick-up either an ASUS P8P67 Deluxe OR the Gigabyte P67A UD5 (depending on their RMA rep). Between the 2 manufacturers, which one provides the better RMA service? Or are they about the same?
Thanks in advance
Edited by drBlahMan - 4/6/11 at 9:24am
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Never had a gigabyte product, but I've had dealings with asus customer support and it's not great.
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Truthfully they are both about the same. Both have good reputations. It's MSI that tends to have a bad rep when it comes to RMA motherboards. I would pick Gigabyte out of the two though.

here's a thread on which one people prefer

http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...-p67a-ud5.html
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I concur. Ive dealt with both as well and while they are both pretty even Id say Gigabyte is what id pick if I had to.
    
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post #5 of 6
Well the UD5 is the better board out of the two.

I havn't used Gigabyte's RMA Service but I havn't had to.

Their products are just massively reliable.

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After having both now, I prefer Gigabyte. I had Asus for roughly 10years, so did my best friend. After I saw first hand the crap customer service Asus pulls, I will never go back to them.
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