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#26
They are at 230$ at MC, you can't ask for much more
I'm not asking for much more, other than they price this the same price they did the i7 930/920.

If they don't drop the price in a few days then I'm going to pull the trigger and buy one finally.
 
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i have an asrock p55 extreme it gets my 860 up to 4.3 without a hitch, also has 775 socket holes. been running rock solid now for atleast 5 or 6 months, not a complaint yet.
 
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Hey guys, thanx for the info.

Looks like ASRock was making lower end boards, then they spun off from ASUS and now want to go up market with better boards.

I have several one to look at, and their price per features seems really good.
 
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Hey guys, thanx for the info.

Looks like ASRock was making lower end boards, then they spun off from ASUS and now want to go up market with better boards.

I have several one to look at, and their price per features seems really good.
I personally think they went up market quite some time ago and are probably every bit as good as the competition.
 
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My ASRock X58 Extreme mobo came with bent pins. One was bent under a pin 2 pins away from it. Don't know if that is ASRock's fault or the vendor I got it from.
 
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#31
GO FOR IT!!! AsRock boards have definitely improved over the years. Although some people may not agree with me but I actually think that AsRock boards can actually compete with the leading brands. Just stay away from the older models