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Will this little guy (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138283) handle this big guy (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ab=true&Page=4).

I'd assume it would, just curious. I think I've finally decided on this card.
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Yes. aslong as you have a case big enough and only need 1 pci slot yes.
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Yeah, just make sure you don't need the SATA ports or anything else you'll be blocking.
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Sounds good. I'm wondering if it will block all 4 SATA ports. I don't think it will block the upper 2 but if it does, I can always buy an ATX board and sell the micro ATX.
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Nope, it should only block the 2, but what CPU are you using that board for. It has the famous 4+1 setup on it. If you have a CPU that uses over 95W there is a good chance you'll blow a mosfet. (overclocking included)
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Nope, it should only block the 2, but what CPU are you using that board for. It has the famous 4+1 setup on it. If you have a CPU that uses over 95W there is a good chance you'll blow a mosfet. (overclocking included)
The CPU I am using is in my sig rig. I was planning on upgrading to a Phenom II x4 eventually. Are you suggesting I should grab another board?
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The CPU I am using is in my sig rig. I was planning on upgrading to a Phenom II x4 eventually. Are you suggesting I should grab another board?
Depending if you'll be doing some moderate/heavy OCs, then yes.
 
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Depending if you'll be doing some moderate/heavy OCs, then yes.
If ANYTHING, I will do light overclocking. Othewise not all. I don't thinkI really need to OC the GPU I posted. I don't have a huge display or anything like that.
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The CPU I am using is in my sig rig. I was planning on upgrading to a Phenom II x4 eventually. Are you suggesting I should grab another board?
Depending which Phenom II you get and if you plan to OC then yeah, you'll want a new board. Make sure you get one with at least an 8+2 mosfet and with a mosfet heatsink if you upgrade.
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Depending which Phenom II you get and if you plan to OC then yeah, you'll want a new board. Make sure you get one with at least an 8+2 mosfet and with a mosfet heatsink if you upgrade.
Any suggestions? Are all Biostar boards like that? I really liked the price I got the board for! xD
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