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Old 01-02-2009, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Giga-Byte EX58 Extreme 1366 MB

This is the board I am interested in but, I have read problems with it. I have read where it massive restart issues and trouble with DVD HD's connections.

What's the scoop

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Old 01-02-2009, 09:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Giga-Byte EX58 Extreme 1366 MB

I've heard nothing good about this board.

I'd say go for it, and if it does have any problems, send it back for a new one.
Without the usual motherboard complications, this is a great motherboard.
I'd suggest it, but I'm no expert.

If your looking for a technical answer, wait around a bit.
I can give you better information if you show the build you are planning.

Best of luck to ya.

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Default Re: Giga-Byte EX58 Extreme 1366 MB

jw where are u reading these bad things about the board?

If its newegg, don't pay attention to them, most newegg reviewers are dumb and dont know what there doing. also one thing that i tell people that pay attention to newegg review is that if someone got it and it was exactly or a little better then what they expected it to be why would they take the time to review it

pay attention to the reviews on review websites: / Gigabyte EX58-Extreme Motherboard / Introduction
Gigabyte EX58-Extreme Motherboard Review :: Introduction ::
... and so on

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i dunno about the extreme version, but i have the mid range board (one that cost like $300) and I like it a lot...bios is kinda confusing, but i think it's just because it's different

i'd say go for it

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