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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Easy Rhino, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    I would like to gauge what brands people think are the best for the major computer components (minus CPU/GPU). So just post your fav brands of the following...I will go first.

    Motherboard - Asus
    Memory - Mushkin
    Case- Cooler Master
    Optical Drive - Plextor
    PSU - Seasonic
    HDD - Samsung
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    Motherboard - DFI, Asus, Gigabyte, Biostar
    Memory - Crucial, Corsair, Mushkin
    Case - really doesn't matter to me
    Optical drive - again, really doesn't matter
    PSU - silverstone, seasonic, corsair, PC Power & Cooling powmax (rofl)
    HDD - doesn't really matter to me
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Case - Cooler Master (how can you go wrong with them?)
    Memory - G.Skill
    HDD - Western Digital
    Motherboard - DFI
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    There should probably be a poll for that. but there are a lot of vendors

    Case: Thermaltake
    Optical Drive: Samsung
    PSU: Silverstone/Xigmatek
    HDD: Seagate ES drives/Western Digital
    Motherboard: DFI
    Memory: Kingston/OCZ
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    Motherboard - Gigabyte & Asus
    Memory - Corsair
    Case - Antec
    Optical Drive - Pioneer
    PSU - Corsair & Antec
    HDD - Western Digital
    Keyboard/Mouse - Logitech
    Speakers - Logitech
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    Motherboard - ASUS
    GPU - ASUS
    Coolers - Xigmatek
    Peripheral Devices - Razer
    Memory - Corsair
    Case- Antec
    Optical Drive - ASUS
    PSU - Antec/Seasonic built
    HDD - Seagate and WD
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    Mobo: Asus, want to try DFI
    RAM: Corsair (x3 builds and a PSU)
    Optical: Samsung DVD
    HDD: Seagate HDD
    Perif: Logitech all the way
  8. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    MOBO: Asus/Biostar
    CASE: Ultra
    PSU: PCP&C
    HDD: seagate/samsung
    RAM: crucial/corsair/mushkin
    COOLERS: aquaxtreme/DD
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    Tallied the votes after cdawall lol

    Mobo:
    Asus 6
    biostar 1
    Gigabyte 2
    DFI 3

    memory:
    Mushkin 2
    Crucial 2
    Corsair 5
    Gskill 1
    kingston 1
    OCZ 1

    case
    CoolerMaster 2
    ThermalTake 1
    Antec 2
    Ultra 1

    PSU
    PCP&C 2
    Antec 2
    Seasonic 3
    Corsair 3
    Silverstone 2
    Xigmatek 1

    Optical Drive
    Plextor 1
    Samsung 2
    Pioneer 1
    Asus 1

    HDD:
    Seagate 4
    Samsung 2
    Western digital 4
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  10. Easy Rhino

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    i thought that more people preferred mushkin for memory.
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    well corsair is in the lead right now.
  12. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    which is sad they are on my list but last on it as far as fav's go
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    Yea I found that strange myself. Still corsair gets a lot of rep though. strangely enough.
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    MB: DFI,MSI
    MEMORY:OCZ,CORSAIR
    CASE:COOLER MASTER,ZALAMAN
    Optical Drive - PIONEER
    HDD - MAXTOR,SEAGATE
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    hmm sorry to go off topic but diablo3??? is that being beta tested now???
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    Motherboard - Asus/MSI
    Memory - Cell shock/Patriot
    Case- Cooler Master
    Optical Drive - Samsung
    PSU - Corsair
    HDD - Impartial TBH
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    Motherboard - (dont have a fav, for me its whatever has the features i need/want) Good brands though:
    MSI, Foxconn, DFI

    Memory - Mushkin
    Case - Silverstone, Lian Li
    Optical Drive - Lite-on
    PSU - Corsair (1st choice), Enermax
    HDD - Seagate

    Mind if improvise? :p
    Monitor - Acer
    Headset - Sennheiser
    Mouse - Razer
    Speaker - Klipshe
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    MotherBoard - GigaByte
    Memory - Mushkin
    Optical Drive - Samsung
    PSU - PCP&C which is OCZ
    Case - GigaByte
    HDD SeaGate
    Coolers/Heatsinks - ThermalRight
    Speakers - Logitech
    Mouse - Logitech
    Keyboard - Love my CoolerMaster Aluminum Keyboard
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    Zalman.
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    Removed CPU... sorry about that
    Motherboard - MSI (i owned a ton of MSI MBs and never let me down)
    Memory - CORSAIR (in my system i have A-Data but in the near future i will change it to Corsair)
    Videocard - GAINWARD (i allways liked this producer)
    Storage - WESTERN DIGITAL (i allways owned JUST WD hard-disks)
    Opticals - LG (burned 500+ dvd discs & only 2 gived me a burning failure)
    Monitor - LG (love their products)
    PSU - Thermaltake (very reabile)
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    CPU's and GPU's excluded, got enough issues with those as it is.
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    Mainboard- Up to AM2 (not AM2+) ASUS, Sapphire 939
    Case-In-Win or Antec
    Memory- OCZ or Samsung (some Hynix)
    Video Card- ASUS or Gigabyte
    PSU-Antec/SeaSonic

    I read the rules, and I followed them 50%. CPUs are straight forward.... but video chipset manufacturers have diff AIBs, so I included that on those grounds.
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    Motherboards - MSI, Asus, Gigabyte, DFI (in that order)
    CPU's - AMD (price ftw.)
    HD's - Western Digital and Seagate
    Case's - Lian Li and Silverstone are the best IMO. My favorite case however is ABS-Tagan's Black Pearl. LOVE that case.
    Opticals - Samsung
    Memory - G.Skill (price ftw.)
    Video Cards - Sapphire (ATi), XFX or BFG (NVidia).
    PSU - Thermaltake
    Monitor - None really. Just depends one price.

    I'm a bargain/price per performance buyer.
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    Tallied the votes after batmang

    Mobo
    Asus 9
    DFI 6
    MSI 5
    Gigabyte 4
    Biostar 1
    Foxconn 1
    Sapphire 1

    Memory
    Corsair 7
    Mushkin 4
    OCZ 3
    Gskill 2
    Samsung 1
    Cell Shock 1
    Patriot 1
    Kingston 1

    Case
    CoolerMaster 4
    Antec 3
    Lian Li 2
    Silverstone 2
    ThermalTake 1
    Zalman 1
    Gigabyte 1
    Ultra 1
    In Win 1
    ABS-Tagan 1

    HDD
    Seagate 8
    Western Digital 6
    Samsung 2
    maxtor 1 (leave this as seperate vote or lump in with seagate since its owned by Seagate now?)

    PSU
    Corsair 5
    Seasonic 4
    Antec 3
    PCP&C3
    Silverstone 2
    Enermax 1
    ThermalTake 1
    Xigmatek 1

    Optical Drives
    Samsung 5
    Plextor 1
    Asus 1
    Lite-on 1

    And there you have it. Corsair for some reason leads in memory....
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    Mobo: EVGA, ASUS
    Memory: Corsair, GSkill
    Case: CoolerMaster
    HDD: Seagate
    PSU: Corsair, PC Power and Cooling
    Optical Drive: Plextor

    You guys should add your favorite GPU brand, mine is EVGA :p

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