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The subsidiary of largest seller of computer components in France, LDLC, revealed in a report that the hardware manufacturer, Asus is the most reliable motherboard brand. The firm has analysed the motherboards of all the segments from Asus.

As per the analysis, the return request of the Asus motherboards was just 1.89 percent, which is the lowest overall return rate in the industry. Meanwhile, the company is also the only motherboard brand, which has achieved the reliability rate of below 2 percent returns, adding to the cachet, and providing reassurance for the users. With continuously improving the product reliability, the motherboard manufacturer remains the lowest-return-rate brand for the models sold between October 1st, 2014 and April 1st, 2015, for returns created before October 2015.

Commenting on the research, ASUS Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Motherboard and Desktop System Business Unit, Joe Hsieh said, “We are immensely proud of the latest reliability report. The achievement is a result of our dedication to perfection and tireless efforts, leading to the development of advanced such as 5X Protection II.”

“We strive always to deliver the best motherboard defenses by combining the finest components, thoughtful circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability all-round protection — resulting in exceptional motherboard reliability,” he further added.

Asus claims that their motherboards are extensively tested and they always take care of extreme reliability and safety with total validation time amounting to over 7000 hours. Also, the trails include temperature and humidity, burn-in, power cycling and consumption, socket insertion and thermal shock testing, plus exposure to salt and spray tests to ensure the corrosion resistance of materials and surface coatings, and an up to 24-hour aging test to ensure trouble-free operation every day.

In addition, the firm revealed that their boards also undergoes an extensive certification program, in order  to provide swift compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. It also enables the users to have endurance in the freedom to build and upgrade without frustration.

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  • Jayman

    I have had trouble with 2 Asus MBs and none with MSI. I guess a little bit of luck too is involved. But Asus does make good components.