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post #11 of 28
Here's the bad boy that holds an OC world record.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138193
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Want to buy my sig mobo? Trying to move it to an m-atx!
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post #13 of 28
What I said was

Quote:
Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
Also, even if it really doesn't matter but the color combo on Asus is great, the Biostar not so great..
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Originally Posted by Baldy View Post
Why is it that Biostar is "not so great"?
I'll tell you why..

Asus
- Black
- Blight Blue

Biostar (aka. styling DFI? only thing that is different is that DFI had ultra bright colors vs. Biostar dull)
- Dull Orange
- Dull Lime-Green
- Wine red
- Blue
post #14 of 28
I personally worry more about performance than colors. I only look into my case when I'm cleaning things out.
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post #15 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by coonmanx View Post
I personally worry more about performance than colors. I only look into my case when I'm cleaning things out.
Lol. Agreed. I personally don't care about the PCB, as long as the features are good and its from a good maker.

And getbigtony, I already got my motherboard. Sorry.
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post #16 of 28
i have owned my fair share of biostar and asus boards and i would have to say go with the asus board. biostar is crap.
Edited by pieisgood2 - 6/9/10 at 11:56pm
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post #17 of 28
Crap. tell my stable unlocked quad core OC that! vinton13 what did you buy? I just love people who come on and bash Biostar MBs. My son and I both have Biostar boards with successful stable OCs. My apartment is at 85 degrees right now and my unlocked 545 is rock solid. Anyone can get a bad board from any company.

Remember it's a world record. Take that.

Edit: Sorry apt. is at 85. I mistyped...
Edited by coonmanx - 6/9/10 at 8:53pm
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post #18 of 28
Sure you can get a bad board from any manufacturer, but i will support pieisgood2, i have had 2 budget biostar boards, and a few more budget ASUS boards, the ASUS boards were just more solid, lasted alot longer and IMO performed a bit better. Now seing that your budget is around $100, you have entered midrange boards, here i have only had ASUS (2 boards) and both worked absolutely beautifully. BIOS is great, easy to navigate and hard to mess up, BIOSTAR, i wouldnt know but the 2 budget biostars i have owned, will stop me ever wanting to won another 1 again. Im sure that they have come a long way since i had their boards, but its just not a manufacturer that i can personally trust. For me, the build quality of the ASUS boards have been top notch, not even the single MSI board i owned could compete with the ASUS board of similar bracket. this is all just my opinion and how i feel, but i do feel very strongly about it. For me, if i ever need to buy another board, or help a friend with a upgrade, he is getting an ASUS no questions asked.
Edited by SystemTech - 6/9/10 at 11:54pm
   
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post #19 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by coonmanx View Post
Crap. tell my stable unlocked quad core OC that! vinton13 what did you buy? I just love people who come on and bash Biostar MBs. My son and I both have Biostar boards with successful stable OCs. My apartment is at 85 degrees right now and my unlocked 545 is rock solid. Anyone can get a bad board from any company.

Remember it's a world record. Take that.

Edit: Sorry apt. is at 85. I mistyped...
yea maybe that is a really good biostar board, but Asus boards are up there with Gigabyte and Evga. top quality, reliability, and service. also about unlocking your cpu to a quad core just means the extra cores were good and you could do that on any mobo that supports core unlocking.
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post #20 of 28
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Lawl. I actually happen to own a Biostar, Asus and MSI motherboard and all I have to say is, they are all great boards. No problem whatsoever.

Since you guys are seemingly rigged to blow at each other, I ain't gonna say which board I bought. Even though I support both Asus and Biostar.
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