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Old 03-14-2005, 09:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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How the F is asus winning.

People treat them as the worst mobo in their class, and they havnt been all that good to me.

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Old 03-14-2005, 10:04 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Gigabyte in my opinion is the best. MSI I guess is ok well satisfactory anyway but ASUS just sux. However I would have to say that ASUS is excellent compared to ECS. I would buy any brand other than ECS. I can't believe that company manages to even turn a profit.

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Old 03-14-2005, 10:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Asus allways comes out with the newest stuff: it was the first one to come out with SLI and will also be the first one to come out with dual ATI technology.
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:09 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Ankush09
ASUS! +INTEL+ATI=amazing pc!
So that's why my benches are so good.

My favorite right now is gigabyte. The one I got recently is my first one and it set up easy and runs great. It is just as good as my P4C800-E Deluxe if not better and it's way cheaper. I just like gigabyte because they have lots of features and good boards without overcharging like ASUS.
<font size=\"1\">Intel Pentium 4 3.4GHZ HT-------------------AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester
Intel Stock CPU Cooler------------------------Zalman 7700-Cu
Idle: 51C---------------------------------------Idle: 21C
Load: 72C--------------------------------------Load: 28C
ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe-----------------------GIGABYTE K8NF4-9 NForce4 4X
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ATI RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition-------ATI RADEON X800 XL
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS----------Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
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Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone----------Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:12 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I've never really had any problems with Asus. I've used three of their boards and all have worked great.

But Gigabyte is a close second, IMHO

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Old 03-14-2005, 11:56 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Asus still is a decent hardware manufacturer if you are one who wants a stable motherboard at stock speeds, however I personally find their hardware rather overpriced now and not a good option for overclocking enthusiats aka us. :P
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Old 03-15-2005, 12:00 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I have an ASUS, and no problems. But I really want to try the other companys.
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Old 03-15-2005, 06:50 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Ankush09
ASUS! +INTEL+ATI=amazing pc!
If your talking about an amazing PC as an amazing gaming PC, :shocked:
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Old 03-15-2005, 07:43 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I have an ASUS and it's very good. I also have an MSI and that's not so good.


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