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Old 11-30-2005, 10:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Motherboard Manufacturers with Good Tech Support

Okay, I am not sure where this should go so I rolled the dice and decided to post this here. If I am wrong I apologize ahead of time. Is there any way that I can find out whether or not a motherboard manufacturer (or a hardware manufacturer) has good technical/customer support? I know there are positive and negative issues for all companies but some fair considerably better than others.

For example, I was considering purchasing an Abit AN8-Ultra motherboard. I am NOT bashing Abit! They make some great mobos. But I have read enough over many sites that Abit's technical/customer support has much to be desired. How does one go about finding the real story about any company's reputation in this all important area?

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Old 11-30-2005, 06:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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An interesting question, and one that is difficult to answer without first hand experience with the specific manufacturer...I agree that most reviews leave out this important factor when buying a board...the easiest way to try and find someone with experience with the companies tech support I guess

The only two manufacturers I know of with particularily good/bad tech support are AsusTek and DFI. If you call Asus tech support you'll most likely end up talking with someone who has trouble speaking english

DFI has a fabulous support forum at in which they have hired a dedicated board tester and tweaker...the admin angrygames over there gets all of DFIs boards and tests and tweaks them out and reports any bugs to DFI for them to fix
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