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#76
Asus's boards are so overpriced it makes you feel stupid if you own one.
It depends. The ROG series is definitely overpriced, but even enthusiasts don't really need the ROG boards. The standard boards still offer great features for much cheaper, and if you get one on sale they offer a great value. Both of my M5990X Evo's I got for under $100 from newegg, that is a great value.

But at the same time ASRock is my choice for real value if I can't find a decent deal on an ASUS board. ASRock always offers a great value.
 
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The ROG series is definitely overpriced
With all the BIOS support Shamino has given us for advanced memory/cpu tweaking I consider the extra paid over another high end board the minimum due to pay, trust me. ;)
 

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doesnt shamino make bicyle gear systems?
 

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i was watching EEVBlog(electronics based channel) on youtube and he got a new setup and was explaining things, like the things are connected and such.

you can check specs at http://www.formfactors.org/

Cheers, you know what video camera he uses as it seems like it's a real good one lol.
 
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Shimano makes bike parts. I think this thread has run its coarse
 
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I personally don't think threads like this serve much purpose at all. The majority of motherboards sold don't have problems. A majority of customers don't post on tech forums such as this one and if/when they do it's more likely to be because of a problem rather than for praise. Then you have folks who buy low-end/cheap boards from "whatever" company and complain that they can't get enough gigahurtz out of their 'puters. The only real way to tell is through facts of what actual return rates are and that isn't really available. I'm sure they're all pretty close.
But the ends don't justify the means, price for a high end board is way out of reach for most folks. MSI makes some good mid level boards, BioStar makes some good priced over clockable boards. $400 for a high end Asus board is simply too much IMHO.
Then in two months when a new line up comes out, then you have to run out and buy a new $400 board so you can have the latest and greatest. Mean while no one will pay half of what the original board cost used.
 

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Shimano makes bike parts. I think this thread has run its coarse
They sure do. Speaking of which on my Specialized mountain bike I have Shamino COGs and derailleur.
 
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They sure do. Speaking of which on my Specialized mountain bike I have Shamino COGs and derailleur.
Me too. i just changed my swing arm bearings and my forks are next. Oil and seals
 

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They sure do. Speaking of which on my Specialized mountain bike I have Shamino COGs and derailleur.
Sorry to be finicky ,but the cog is called a cassette. :p
 
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I knew what he meant :)
 
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I prefer ASRock or MSI for nice builds.
For really budget builds the occassional ECS or Biostar board.
I dislike Gigabyte. ASUS is fine I guess but usually not the best deal.
 
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