Gigabyte Will Not Cut Motherboard Prices in Response to Asus

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Perplexing Man

Personally I would love to see a price war myself seeing as how I have had no problems with either company. It would be nice though to get a hold of a higher-end board for a bit cheaper. I am currently using Gigabyte but am planning to build again, this time unlike last though I am leaning more towards ASUS. However a price drop incentive would be more than welcomed.

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Slipk487

Never had a problem with ASUS boreds. ive been running the same one for about 4 years now. cant afford to upgrade to AM2 so im stuck on 939 with my Opty 170.

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Talcum X

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NAYRhyno

I have to agree that Gigabyte boards have treated me VERY well.  I have not had an issue on four different boards I have used to build systems from them.  I will stick with Gigabyte, even if they are a little higher priced.  If it was 20% less for equivalent featured ASUS maybe I would change my mind, but for 10% or so, I will stick with Gigabyte.

 

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cigar3tte

Well, if Asus is achieving lower cost by cutting quality, I'd stick with Gigabyte.  It really depends on how they're cutting the prices.

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lostcause64

Like anything else when predicting the future, only time will tell.  However, I don't mind Gigabyte not getting into a price war with Asus as long as their quality and service are improved.  Not that I've ever had a problem with Gigabyte's quality at all, though I've never had to try out their service thanks to their quality.  I haven't been as lucky with Asus.

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