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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138118

It says the board holds the P45 record for FSB I also have a biostar board now and it runs great so is this a good board?

Heres the 612 MHz FSB: http://www.tweaktown.com/news/9642/b...fsb/index.html
Edited by coltsrock - 7/2/08 at 7:19am
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post #2 of 23
Do you mean Biostar Tpower?
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I was looking at that board.
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Oops, yeah the Biostar TPower
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Well I know I like their Tforce series so I don't see why their Tpower line with the P45 would be bad. Biostar has always had good quality but still at a very affordable price.
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And if you check the link the board can hit high FSBs, is there any downside (besides no x16/16 CF)
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I would say probably not, at least with the P45 you get x8/x8 for Crossfire. better then x16/x4. I was thinking about picking one up myself just to mess with. And I haven't heard anything negative about P45 chipset. The quality of the board looks good as well.
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Sweet so far no one has any bad news
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The high FSB is attained by turning off one core and using only one mem stick. Plus they are using exotic cooling. However, there is some good OC on air (650 or so) but not stable by any means. The one I had wouldn't go above 525FSB stable without some ridiculous volatages on the NB and FSB. Also, I had a hell of a time getting a 9800GTX GPU card to run on the board. I had to find a modified bios to get it to work and that was after talking with the Biostar people for about 2 days. I finally found a bios on another site that fixed the problem. I have 2 other Biostar boards and I like them very much. This one was a major league pain. To be honest, it didn't perform as well as my DFI Blood Iron so I am back to using that for now. Perhaps when they bios' for the TPower become more mature I will go back to it.
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