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Old 07-02-08, 10:32 PM   #1
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What is the best (most stable) 790i motherboard....or is there such a thing? All I read about is problems.....Evga seems decent and 100 bucks less than the Striker Extreme.
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Old 07-02-08, 11:13 PM   #2
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What is the best (most stable) 790i motherboard....or is there such a thing? All I read about is problems.....Evga seems decent and 100 bucks less than the Striker Extreme.
Asus has great ideas and designs, features, but very poor quality control which is why half or more of the mobos made are bad.

Been buying them a long time.
IMHO, there is not any SLi mobo out that works as it's supposed too.

Yes, some peeps get a good board, are good builders, match up other parts that work with the mobo and do okay, but it's rare.
And add VisDuh to the mix and you have a whole other load of issues.

about all i would choose from, but still trying to work out my ASSus Striker ll Formula until i just say screw it and be in your boat as well.

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Old 07-02-08, 11:26 PM   #3
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I would go with Evga, they have by far the best tech support, I have one of their 790is and I love it
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Just like to place my vote for XFX. I'm very pleased with my board.
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Thanks for the feedback. In reading reviews of 790i mobo owners - they seem to vary wildly. I have been happy with my XFX video boards, but have never tried an XFX or EVGA mobo. I have always used ASUS or MSI.

I don't think the MSI P7N2 is in stock anywhere yet.......not that it will be magical anyway.

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they all suck...
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Thanks for the feedback. In reading reviews of 790i mobo owners - they seem to vary wildly. I have been happy with my XFX video boards, but have never tried an XFX or EVGA mobo. I have always used ASUS or MSI.

I don't think the MSI P7N2 is in stock anywhere yet.......not that it will be magical anyway.

Thanks again.
Surely dont try to get cheapest one with crappy looking cooling on northbridge and southbridge, surely NOT MSI. EVGA cooling look solid, so i would take that.
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After some 2,700 posts, I thought you would know better than to post things like this.
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After some 2,700 posts, I thought you would know better than to post things like this.
Uhmm well that is what i think. Cant se whats wrong with that....
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Uhmm well that is what i think. Cant se whats wrong with that....
Not a damn thing wrong with it!
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Stay away from ASUS! Go with EVGA, Gigabyte or MSI. My vote would be EVGA overall.
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