6 Replies Latest reply on Aug 15, 2009 11:32 PM by jalyst

    GA-EQ45M-S2 V. DQ45CB executive series

    jalyst

      http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Spec.aspx?ProductID=3034

      http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=34687

       

      Does anyone have a basis for comparison of these two mobo's? I've not been able to find comparative reviews!

      The only two major OEM's in Australia that I'm aware of who provide Q45-based mobo's are Intel and Gigabyte.

       

      Note IGP's and their related features are waaaay down the priority list, I'm more interested in:

       

      base performance,

      south bridge I/O,

      power efficiency @idle/load,

      stability, robustness,

      firmware/bios featureset,

      overclockability & other such peripheral sweeteners... [watch this space]

       

      cheers,

      J