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Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
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.
If it was me I would have went with the superior chipset.....
    
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If it was me I would have went with the superior chipset.....
Providing its good brands like Asus, Biostar, MSI, EVGA...I'll choose whichever has the better features.
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vinton13, I applaud you for going with the board that meets your needs and has the features that you want. I personally have no stake in what you buy. I'm just defending the Biostar brand because it is easy to bash them. Generally if you buy a cheaper board, you may not have as many options in BIOS or the board may not have as many features. My board fits my needs perfectly and has provided me with performance beyond what I expected. Honestly you know that if you post a Choice A versus Choice B thread on here you will hear from both sides. I have no problem when people say that they would take the Asus board. It's understood that Asus makes good boards. I have a problem when people call an entire successful brand crap. They wouldn't be around if they were crap. The one time I wrote a question to their tech support, they got back to me with an answer almost immediately.
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vinton13, I applaud you for going with the board that meets your needs and has the features that you want. I personally have no stake in what you buy. I'm just defending the Biostar brand because it is easy to bash them. Generally if you buy a cheaper board, you may not have as many options in BIOS or the board may not have as many features. My board fits my needs perfectly and has provided me with performance beyond what I expected. Honestly you know that if you post a Choice A versus Choice B thread on here you will hear from both sides. I have no problem when people say that they would take the Asus board. It's understood that Asus makes good boards. I have a problem when people call an entire successful brand crap. They wouldn't be around if they were crap. The one time I wrote a question to their tech support, they got back to me with an answer almost immediately.
Agreed.
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Go with the Biostar board, better chipset! I have experienced a lot of issues with Asus and Asrock boards and because of such, I avoid them! That's just my own opinion!

Gigabyte, MSI, or Biostar have served me very well!
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Don't see a problem with either of those boards,yet I think you might do better than both for around the same price.Any reason you limited the choice to those two? What RAM are you gonna run?
Here is a another option
MSI 790x G45
The MSi board has 2 PCI x 16 and will support 125w cpu's,even the x6 Thuban.The Asus supports higher RAM up to 1200 mghz.The Biostar has 2 PCI but 2nd will run @ x8.
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Don't see a problem with either of those boards,yet I think you might do better than both for around the same price.Any reason you limited the choice to those two? What RAM are you gonna run?
Here is a another option
MSI 790x G45
The MSi board has 2 PCI x 16 and will support 125w cpu's,even the x6 Thuban.The Asus supports higher RAM up to 1200 mghz.The Biostar has 2 PCI but 2nd will run @ x8.
Well I already got the board, so you guys can stop recommending.
But I'll answer your question:
I don't live in the US, so good stuff is a bit hard to get, and I was looking for ddr2 boards, those are the best choices I had.
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Providing its good brands like Asus, Biostar, MSI, EVGA...I'll choose whichever has the better features.
I was actually referring to the boards you had linked in your first post....

It should always come down to features and what board is right for you, but you asked people what board you should choose so I shared my opinion.....
    
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