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Old 18-05-2018, 09:23 PM   #1
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mainboard brands

in turn of mainboard brand,
which do u prefer in turn of stability, feature and cost?

asus, msi or gigabyte.

wat do u think?
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Old 18-05-2018, 09:36 PM   #2
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None. I would go for the most correct board for a given budget
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
Mainboard
ASRock AB350M Pro4
Memory
CORSAIR CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 @ DDR4-2933 15-16-16-36 1.35V
Storage
ZOTAC T500 120GB
PSU
FSP AX400ATX

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Old 18-05-2018, 09:51 PM   #3
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Processor
Intel i5-4690 | Intel Pentium G4560 | Intel i3-4170 | Intel Q8400
Mainboard
Asus Vanguard B85 | ASRock H110M-HDV R3.0 | ASRock H81M-HDS R2.0 | Biostar G41-M7
Graphics Card
SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RX480 4GB | Intel HD610 | Palit GTX750 Ti StormX Dual 2GB | MSI N460GTX Cyclone 1GB
Memory
Kingston 2*8GB Kit | Corsair 2*4GB Kit | Kingston 2*4GB Kit | Kingston 2*2GB
Display
Dell UltraSharp U2412M | Sharp LC-32LE275X | LG L1980Q Flatron Slim
Storage
WD Blue 500GB M.2 SATA + Transcend SSD370S 256GB + 512GB | SSD370S 256GB | SSD370S 256GB
Optical Storage
SONY DRU-870S | - | Samsung SH-203D | Pioneer DVR-A08XLA
Casing
Lian-Li PC-10 Aluminum | Jonsbo C2 | Cooler Master Elite 342 | Lian-Li PC-10 Aluminum
PSU
FSP Aurum S 500W | Seasonic G-Series 450W | Seasonic M12II-520 | FSP HEXA 500W
Audio
RealtekŪ ALC887 | RealtekŪ ALC887 | RealtekŪ ALC662 | RealtekŪ ALC662
OS
Windows 10 on all PCs

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Old 18-05-2018, 10:10 PM   #4
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Asrock, MSI, gigabyte all good.

Asus I find overpriced
Processor
AMD Ryzen 1800X
Mainboard
MSI x370 Titanium
Graphics Card
MSI 1080Ti X Gamer
Memory
32GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 RGB
Display
Dell U3415W
Storage
Samsung 960 Pro M.2
Optical Storage
Who needs one
Casing
NZXT H440
PSU
Seasonic 650W
Audio
Creative Labs X-Fi Platinum
OS
Windows 10 Pro 64

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Old 18-05-2018, 10:22 PM   #5
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in turn of mainboard brand,
which do u prefer in turn of stability, feature and cost?

asus, msi or gigabyte.

wat do u think?
Definitely Asus. However, i feel asus products are simply overpriced locally so i no choice just buy overseas orh gpu from amazon, mobo from taobao etc.
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Old 18-05-2018, 10:37 PM   #6
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I find msi value for money

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Processor
i5 4460
Mainboard
MSI B85-G41 PC Mate
Graphics Card
Rx570 8GB
Memory
16GB DDR3
Display
Dell U2412m
Storage
4TB HGST + 256GB Crucial MX100
Casing
Lancool K62
PSU
Seasonic X-650
Audio
Creative Titanium HD + Sony WH-1000XM2
OS
Win 10 64bits pro

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Old 18-05-2018, 11:04 PM   #7
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Definitely Asus. However, i feel asus products are simply overpriced locally so i no choice just buy overseas orh gpu from amazon, mobo from taobao etc.
I find Asus the worst

That's what 2 Broken motherboards, 1 broken laptop and 1 broken Mouse have taught me.

The mouse broke down within 3 days
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Processor
Core i7 4770k
Mainboard
Asrock Z87-M8
Graphics Card
Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 64
Memory
2 x GeiL PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz C10 SO-DIMM
Display
Samsung C791F
Storage
Western Digital Black 2Tb, Plextor M3 512gb SSD
Optical Storage
Slim Slot-in Super-Multi Drive
Casing
ASrock M8
PSU
FSP 450W SFX PSU
Audio
Creative Sound Core3D
OS
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Old 18-05-2018, 11:10 PM   #8
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in turn of mainboard brand,
which do u prefer in turn of stability, feature and cost?

asus, msi or gigabyte.
The brand which give me free F&B, 1/100 chance to upgrade for free and free gaming mouse.
Processor
i5 7300U vPro
Mainboard
Compal LA-E131P
Graphics Card
Intel HD620
Memory
Micron 24GB
Display
LG Philips 93% sRGB
Storage
Toshiba THNSNK 256GB
Casing
Compal P73G
PSU
Chicony 65W Class VI
OS
Win10 1607 CBB

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Old 18-05-2018, 11:33 PM   #9
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ASRock for me. I like their simple non-gamery UI in UEFI and the price/performance is great.

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Processor
AMD Ryzen R7 @ 3.9 GHz - Cryorig R1 Universal
Mainboard
ASRock X370 Taichi
Graphics Card
EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW3
Memory
TEAM Dark Pro 4*8GB 3200C14 at 3200Mhz
Display
34U100 34" 3440x1440@100Hz Freesync
Storage
Samsung 960 EVO 500GB m.2
Casing
Fractal Design Define R6
PSU
Seasonic Focus+ 650W Modular
Audio
S.M.S.L AD-18 + Micca MB42X + 8" Powered Sub / HD6XX + Fiio E09K+E07K
OS
Windows 10 Pro x64

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Old 18-05-2018, 11:34 PM   #10
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I find Asus the worst

That's what 2 Broken motherboards, 1 broken laptop and 1 broken Mouse have taught me.

The mouse broke down within 3 days
Your affinity with Asus is terrible lol. My Asus laptop is 6 years then retire, followed by a 3 years and still running. Motherboard running core 2 duo until upgraded to 4th gen i5 still working before retire.

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Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 w/ NZXT Kraken X62 (3.90GHz @ 1.3865V, LLC3)
Mainboard
Asus Strix X370-F Gaming (BIOS v4012)
Graphics Card
MSI GTX 580 Twin Frozr II (Waiting GTX 1170)
Memory
G.Skill Trident Z RGB 3200MHz C14 (3333MHz @ 14-14-14-28-42, 1.38V) 32GB Kit (4x8GB)
Display
Aftershock Prism+ Z270 (1440p, 60Hz, 5ms GTG, VA Panel)
Storage
Crucial MX300 750GB
Optical Storage
In Unicorn Land
Casing
Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic White (6x Corsair SP120 RGB, 2x NZXT Aer P 140mm)
PSU
EVGA G3 750W
Audio
Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II
OS
Windows 10 Home 64-bit

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Old 18-05-2018, 11:37 PM   #11
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in turn of mainboard brand,
which do u prefer in turn of stability, feature and cost?

asus, msi or gigabyte.

wat do u think?
Asus if you got budget and in need of good BIOS.

MSI/Asrock if value for money.

No gigabyte unless it have a certain something I want from them (motherboard layout, io connection offering, or whatever the purpose of the rig that gigabyte can offer while others don't.)

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Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 w/ NZXT Kraken X62 (3.90GHz @ 1.3865V, LLC3)
Mainboard
Asus Strix X370-F Gaming (BIOS v4012)
Graphics Card
MSI GTX 580 Twin Frozr II (Waiting GTX 1170)
Memory
G.Skill Trident Z RGB 3200MHz C14 (3333MHz @ 14-14-14-28-42, 1.38V) 32GB Kit (4x8GB)
Display
Aftershock Prism+ Z270 (1440p, 60Hz, 5ms GTG, VA Panel)
Storage
Crucial MX300 750GB
Optical Storage
In Unicorn Land
Casing
Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic White (6x Corsair SP120 RGB, 2x NZXT Aer P 140mm)
PSU
EVGA G3 750W
Audio
Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II
OS
Windows 10 Home 64-bit

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Old 18-05-2018, 11:58 PM   #12
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MSI/Asrock ECS/Biostar if value for money.


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Processor
i5 7300U vPro
Mainboard
Compal LA-E131P
Graphics Card
Intel HD620
Memory
Micron 24GB
Display
LG Philips 93% sRGB
Storage
Toshiba THNSNK 256GB
Casing
Compal P73G
PSU
Chicony 65W Class VI
OS
Win10 1607 CBB

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Old 19-05-2018, 12:21 AM   #13
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The brand which give me free F&B, 1/100 chance to upgrade for free and free gaming mouse.
so basically...

techtuber sellout?
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
Mainboard
ASRock AB350M Pro4
Memory
CORSAIR CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 @ DDR4-2933 15-16-16-36 1.35V
Storage
ZOTAC T500 120GB
PSU
FSP AX400ATX

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Old 19-05-2018, 02:18 AM   #14
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Your affinity with Asus is terrible lol. My Asus laptop is 6 years then retire, followed by a 3 years and still running. Motherboard running core 2 duo until upgraded to 4th gen i5 still working before retire.

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Actually, I once flogged laptops and there was a constant stream of refurbished Asus models which we could let go cheaply. We never had so many refurbished units from the other brands so I wondered what was going on.
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Processor
Core i7 4770k
Mainboard
Asrock Z87-M8
Graphics Card
Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 64
Memory
2 x GeiL PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz C10 SO-DIMM
Display
Samsung C791F
Storage
Western Digital Black 2Tb, Plextor M3 512gb SSD
Optical Storage
Slim Slot-in Super-Multi Drive
Casing
ASrock M8
PSU
FSP 450W SFX PSU
Audio
Creative Sound Core3D
OS
Windows 10 64 bit

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Old 19-05-2018, 03:25 AM   #15
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I find Asus the worst

That's what 2 Broken motherboards, 1 broken laptop and 1 broken Mouse have taught me.

The mouse broke down within 3 days
Owned multiple asus products over the years

01 x 970 strix, 01x 290 directcu, 01 x 1060 dual, 2 x Z87 tuf and a zenbook ux305...and none of them bought locally (protest with my wallet!).

Never had any problems though..other than the 290 with the infamous heatpipe issue, which didnt really affected me as i installed a waterblock.

Asrock also recently getting more and more solid. Esp when building ryzen builds. The value proposition by asrock is like up there, if not the best. Help built 3 rigs for friends on separate occasion all using Asrock b250m pro4

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