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  • 40% (29)
    Asus P8P67 Pro
  • 35% (25)
    Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4
  • 23% (17)
    ASrock P67 Extreme4
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post #11 of 47
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Come on guys you know you wanna vote!!! How satisfying is it to make other people spend their money?! I wanna know what to get!!!
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post #13 of 47
I'd say the P8P67 Pro BUT if you can get lucky and find the Evo for roughly the same price as the Pro like I did then go with the Evo.

I didn't like the thought of not having the onboard power switches They really should of included them on the Pro..
post #14 of 47
Just to let you know I voted asus p8p67 pro because mine has been running great after the first one was doa. However, I would consider the gigabyte aswell. It's the luck of the draw when getting mobo's and this proves it:

This is one that I know that has had very bad luck with this mobo:

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Um lets see... 1 DoA, 1 dead in 48 hours, 1 dead in 31-35 days, one dead in two to three weeks. One that lasted about a week. This one... (lasted 5 days, 1 of use XD)
Um if you only count the times I've dealt with ASUS 3 times. If you count the DoA and the dud (48 hours and it died) that I was able exchange for new ones. That'd be like 5.

You don't know how badly I wanted to get a refund on this entire build after strike 2.
Not knocking the mobo, just be wary that's all

Good luck on your mobo choice and I hope that it all works out

EDIT: I havn't heard any stories like the one above for the other mobo's, but plenty of the p8p67 pro mobo's, mostly doa or the led light issues (dram and cpu).
Edited by munaim1 - 4/21/11 at 10:16am
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post #15 of 47
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I'd say the P8P67 Pro BUT if you can get lucky and find the Evo for roughly the same price as the Pro like I did then go with the Evo.
I agree with this otherwise MSI GD65/GD80 Oh! I forgot...you do not like MSI mobos
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Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post
Just to let you know I voted asus p8p67 pro because mine has been running great after the first one was doa. However, I would consider the gigabyte aswell. It's the luck of the draw when getting mobo's and this proves it:

This is one that I know that has had very bad luck with this mobo:



Not knocking the mobo, just be wary that's all

Good luck on your mobo choice and I hope that it all works out

EDIT: I havn't heard any stories like the one above for the other mobo's, but plenty of the p8p67 pro mobo's, mostly doa or the led light issues (dram and cpu).

This is a really hard decision for me because I have heard lots of bad things about the Asus board.... yet it still is the asus board and everyone raves about it.....

I love Gigabyte... Call me a fanboy but I have had wicked good luck with them... I haven't heard a whole lot about their SB boards though... everyone has been quiet about them lol.

And the ASrock has excellent reviews on anadtech and tom's and it's a bit cheaper with the same features... have heard nothing bad about it at all


Ugh its such a hard decision lol
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This is a really hard decision for me because I have heard lots of bad things about the Asus board.... yet it still is the asus board and everyone raves about it.....

I love Gigabyte... Call me a fanboy but I have had wicked good luck with them... I haven't heard a whole lot about their SB boards though... everyone has been quiet about them lol.

And the ASrock has excellent reviews on anadtech and tom's and it's a bit cheaper with the same features... have heard nothing bad about it at all


Ugh its such a hard decision lol
I know what you mean, but even with these stories I would more than likely get the asus mobo, I mean if you do have problems, you could always go for the gigabyte or asrock.

EDIT: you could say im an asus fanboy, but I would really like to get a giga mobo next time. Stcik with the asus one and im sure you wont be disapointed
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post #18 of 47
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I know what you mean, but even with these stories I would more than likely get the asus mobo, I mean if you do have problems, you could always go for the gigabyte or asrock.
The only bad thing is the ASrock only has a 1 year warranty where as the GB and Asus have 3 years
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Take the plunge and get the asus im sure it will work out just fine
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Take the plunge and get the asus im sure it will work out just fine
The other thing that scares me about the asus is that the heatsyncs are tiny compared to the ASrock and GB. They also are not piped between each other like the other 2 are.

Look

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