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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by syeef, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. syeef

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    Extreme6. The P8Z77-V is a "Value" (i.e. gimped) ASUS board.
     
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    Asrock is the better choice.
     
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    Asus is 17k in my local currency and AsRock is 18k.

    I can see AsRock has more features and I like it, but never used AsRock before... so worried about quality. All my past motherboards has been Asus. If the quality is okay, I will go for AsRock.
     
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    AsRock quality has increased dramatically over the past couple years. AsRock boards are just as good as ASUS boards these days.
     
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    Asrock is owned by Asus.

    End of worry. :)
     
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    No they are not, there's been several threads about this too.
     
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    Yep. I was going to say that also. ASRock is now competing head to head with ASUS and making them look bad. Now ASUS is trying to buy ASRock back
     
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    Between those two,the asrock.
     
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    bhai asus quality baje hoye geche.
    asrock niye nao.

    (dude, asus quality has depreciated, take asrock)
     
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    I would go ASRock over ASUS, its a personal preference cause Every ASRock board I have owned has been solid as a rock and OCed very well even lower end boards.

    My Asrock 785G was one of the best budget boards I have ever owned from AMD side.
     
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    Sorry for the late reply, having Internet issue all day.

    Anyway, Thanks Everyone! looks like I will be taking the AsRock :).
    But one thing, I can see there is a Molex connector on AsRock board, is that normal?
     
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    its to provide power to pcie, read this somewhere.
    extra power to GPUs
     
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    Indeed, several boards have that for "additional stabilty when using multiple gpus"
     
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    I know it's not the same as the one's you've selected but I love my little asrock mobo,OC's like a warrior and gives no grief at all :eek:)
     
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    This must be a trick question :wtf:

    obvious, Id choose the Asrock mobo over the asus board
     
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    We don't have that many options here.
    The other motherboard which is available here is the Asus Sabertooth Z77. There are also some Gigabyte boards, but all low end.
     
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    I have a Z77 Extreme6 and 3770K showing up in a day or two to replace my Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 and 2600K. ASRock boards may not be polished but I like all the little features and ports they have which other manufacturers like to omit, and they are relatively cheap. We'll see how my new setup runs (and mind you the 2600K/Z68 setup is replacing my Bulldozer rig that I am upgrading my parents PC with.) :)
     
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    Even my budget Z68 AsRock board is rock solid. Z68M/USB3, by far the cheapest Z68 motherboard available.
     
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    thik ache dada... :)

    (okay brother)
     
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    The ASUS is good, but the Asrock is better.
     
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