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    The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Anybody has idea why gigabyte wants to find the oldest mobo which is still working? here: http://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php/topic,188.0.html As for me it's quite strange...

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    whats strange about it?

    it says it's a competition where you can win fabulous prizes including a thermo-cup. post a picture of your oldest working gigabyte mobo and hope you win.

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Seem other events like this in America. Can't remember which manufacturer it was now.

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Prove their reliability most likely...

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Wow that's a tempting set of prizes

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    I've got a Rev 1.0 GA-71XEH running in my Smoothwall machine.

    Wonder if that's considered old enough?
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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    yes it seems they want to prove their reliability.

    @mycarsavw - go and place your mobo there, nobody else did it yet , so you have great chance to win.
    unfortunately i don't have any old gigabyte mobo inside my pc, only a new one

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Quote Originally Posted by MrMyst View Post
    yes it seems they want to prove their reliability.
    LOL... I can confirm that this is NOT the case.

    I realise this post is about 1 month old, but I think that I want to clarify this
    This is purely a competition which GIGABYTE is running to encourage users to register.

    Its not about reliability or anything else, just some fun and prizes to be won

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    Perhaps, but a company would always like some good publicity about how components they built donkeys years back are still chugging along.

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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    i still got a sort off working pc with a pentium 2 233 in it. its just lacks a hard drive other than that it boots 98 and xp when they are installed

    sucks to say its not gigabyte
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    Re: The oldest motherboard - what for ???

    I have a working ( last time I switched it on ) ZX81 somewhere - does that count?
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