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Old 12-31-2008, 09:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well, as some of you may know from the hardware trouble shooting section

I get these weird "garbage" in the post screen in my current board

so I am trying to get a new board, want some opinions, between the 2 below
GIGABYTE GA-EP45-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard

ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard

about same price after MIR
was suppose to grab a P5Q deluxe but seller backed out for no apparent reason

case wise- I almost ordered the PC-K7B last night..... until I caught a whiff of the Antec P183
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Id go with the gigabyte better quality and service from past and current experience.
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Personally, I'd go with the ASUS. We've dealt with that series of board plenty of times with no complaint. Gigabyte is still a good brand, but I've had better luck with ASUS.
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i have had nothing but success with asus motherboards.
that stinks about the deluxe...i have had better OC results with it over the pro i had.
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2 for Asus 1 Gigabyte

just ordered the p5q pro
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add another to the p5q-pro... even though u already bought it
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