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Windows 7: Anyone recommend brands of motherboard

26 Nov 2010   #11
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I have had good luck with ECS & Gigabyte. But I will always get Gigabyte as a First Choice


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26 Nov 2010   #12
Kipper

 

AsRock is made by ASUS; the ASRock boards are great but usually will lack some OC features and yet still OC quite well. With the ASRock you will almost always have legacy IDE connection whereas ASUS boards have dropped it all together on their newer boards
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26 Nov 2010   #13
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

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26 Nov 2010   #14
Devilz

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 

I would say Asus, I've been using them since 2001. Never had any problem
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26 Nov 2010   #15
Genesis4455

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well this was the ASrock i was looking at it seems pretty good im not going to over clock like crazy, Newegg.com - ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard it went down so it was more expensive i guess.
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26 Nov 2010   #16
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I have an Asus P5Q Pro in one machine and a Gigabyte EX58-UD5 in another.
Had the Asus for quite a while and it has been great. I'm also very pleased with the Gigabyte but the Asus has some form of small Linux OS on it (ExpressGate) which enables you to get online.
It's a bit like safe mode, low res etc. It really saved me once when Windows wouldn't boot as I could get to this forum and get help.
I'm not sure whether this comes with their entire range but I think it's a great idea.
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26 Nov 2010   #17
krokusnat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Definitely Asus or Gigabyte get more for your money.
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26 Nov 2010   #18
Ricktalife

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

As the masses have said, I choose Asus. Great performance, good price, very few problems.
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27 Nov 2010   #19
Kipper

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Genesis4455 View Post
Well this was the ASrock i was looking at it seems pretty good im not going to over clock like crazy, Newegg.com - ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard it went down so it was more expensive i guess.
Nice board; some good reviews have been published on this board.
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27 Nov 2010   #20
Genesis4455

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Any motherboard just as good as this one?

Are there any boards just as good the same price or even cheaper than this one?
Also can this Dual SLI

Newegg.com - ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AM3 AMD 890FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
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