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    Default EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    I have to chance to buy this 2 models for the same price like Asus X79 Deluxe...
    1 -EVGA | Products
    2 - EVGA | Products

    You opinions required. Never tried EVGA before... so...
    Or better stick with ASUS..

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    EVGA has by far the best service.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    EVGA has some good boards, But I notice that most of the EVGA boards are SLI and not all are xFire ready.
    Great for those running SLI set-ups but not Xfire.

    EVGA does have awesome service.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    Well, I am not sure about service from EVGA where I am living.. is kind of nowhere...
    For VGA support, I will go for Nvidia anyway this time just for try out - always was ATI on my rigs.
    Anyone in this forum have any hands on on one of this boards.. I would like to know, with one is better for me.
    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1746/1/
    http://www.overclockerstech.com/evga...rboard-review/

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    4 DIMMs vs 8 DIMMs

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    4 DIMMs vs 8 DIMMs
    I know.. but who uses 64Gb of RAM ? I am planning go for 16 and its more the I need for all heavy rendering programs. I more interesting about performance, advantages or disadvantages of motherboard compare with ASUS Deluxe.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    EVGA cannot write a bios to save their life. 5 months after release and they are still unable to go over 2133 on memory. RIVE is head and tails better imho. EVGA has had big mobo issues ever since x58 days, when they lost their entire mobo develoment team to Sapphire and others.

    I spend a lot of time in the EVGA forums, I cannot tell you how many guys bought the evga mobo and within days tossed it for the RIVE. RIVE has probably about 10-12 bios's out at least, shamino pumps them out. I think the evga mobo has about 3-4 bios's and they are not good, at least not yet.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    It looks like you already answered your question lol

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    Well he better not let other people know he talks to himself. just saying.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    Quote Originally Posted by killjoyjim View Post
    Well he better not let other people know he talks to himself. just saying.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    Quote Originally Posted by DooRules View Post
    EVGA cannot write a bios to save their life. 5 months after release and they are still unable to go over 2133 on memory. RIVE is head and tails better imho. EVGA has had big mobo issues ever since x58 days, when they lost their entire mobo develoment team to Sapphire and others.

    I spend a lot of time in the EVGA forums, I cannot tell you how many guys bought the evga mobo and within days tossed it for the RIVE. RIVE has probably about 10-12 bios's out at least, shamino pumps them out. I think the evga mobo has about 3-4 bios's and they are not good, at least not yet.
    I depends on the platform and the memory. All platforms native speed on memory is 1333MHz from Intel with exception to Inybridge. The native speed changes to 1600MHs.

    Memory can be faster at lower frequencies and tighter latencies so getting over 2133MHz could be a moot topic for performance anyway.

    I have 1866MHz modules that overclock better than 2133MHz odules and I have had 1866MHz modules that cannot top 2133MHz. It may not be the board or may be.... anyway, I would not let this be your determining factor. We do not review EVGA so I cannot say yea or nay. All I could do is recommend boards we review and you cannot go wrong with Asus, ASRock or Gigabyte.

    If you are loooking for an X79 motherboard, I reviewed the X79 Rampage Formula and it is a kick ass board. I sent it to stan and i am sure he could vouch for it also. It overclocked great and has a boat load of features.

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    Default Re: EVGA motherboard - Is it worth to try ?

    Thanks every one - I will stick with ASUS then
    Drdeath - If you are loooking for an X79 motherboard, I reviewed the X79 Rampage Formula and it is a kick ass board - Where I can read the review ?

    Click on the review tab on the top of the webpage....! here:

    http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1476.html

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    that nice.. I posted link my self.. getting old
    Thanks Drdeath

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doomas View Post
    that nice.. I posted link my self.. getting old
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    ya ole fart!
    That not very nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doomas View Post
    That not very nice
    I am too!

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