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Biostar TP67XE. Biostar consistently produces great motherboards, especially their TPower line. The P45, X58, and P55 Tpower boards are all rock solid. I pieced together a build for a friend using the Biostar A880G+ and was very impressed by the bios for such a budget-minded board. It gave me no problems whatsoever.

I can't comment on RMA service. It seems like they update the BIOS fairly regularly though. Basically if you don't mind only having 5 SATA ports (why oh why did Biostar only provide 5 ) then this is the best board, hands down.

Oh, and it's no slouch for overclocking

Wow, your very convincing! lol

And I don't mind having only 5 sata ports, as a matter of a fact, I only need exactly 5. And it kinda seems like biostar is the new dfi or something, or has it always been this way?

Like said in another thread, is there any reason not to go with the biostar board for the features/performance for the price?
     
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Wow, your very convincing! lol

And I don't mind having only 5 sata ports, as a matter of a fact, I only need exactly 5. And it kinda seems like biostar is the new dfi or something, or has it always been this way?

Like said in another thread, is there any reason not to go with the biostar board for the features/performance for the price?
Go ahead buy a board that will blow on you.
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Go ahead buy a board that will blow on you.
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i think people shoulg goto XS and look at the OC section and see that 5.5ghz and around that have been hit by every board. You see it with 4 cores 8 threads then think that they could get 100-200mhz higher without HT. You see 4 cores and 4 threads, then if they take it to 2 cores 2 threads then they can do about 100-200mhz higher again. its a joke really, OC the chip like its made.

Anyways at XS you aren't allowed to post in that section without a WR or something very close to it.
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ASRock P67 Extreme4 have an horrible PCI setup.. when your SLI video cards are in you wont have much space anymore.. i went with ASUS EVO.
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I would go for the low end asus full size board if you are not using sli
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And I don't mind having only 5 sata ports, as a matter of a fact, I only need exactly 5. And it kinda seems like biostar is the new dfi or something, or has it always been this way?
I agree with that statement. I don't think it's necessarily always been that way, but Biostar caters to the enthusiast who doesn't necessarily need all the bells and whistles. Just a solid board with a good bios, which is essentially what I feel DFI was always about. With DFI exiting the consumer market, Biostar would now be my first choice. I look forward to their Bulldozer-based offerings
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ehh biostar has never been an ethusiast board in my mind. But i do see what they are doing. One thing DFI was was always cutting edge, always greatest styling, always best BIOS options and tons of OC fanbase, biostar has none of this.
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i think people shoulg goto XS and look at the OC section and see that 5.5ghz and around that have been hit by every board. You see it with 4 cores 8 threads then think that they could get 100-200mhz higher without HT. You see 4 cores and 4 threads, then if they take it to 2 cores 2 threads then they can do about 100-200mhz higher again. its a joke really, OC the chip like its made.

Anyways at XS you aren't allowed to post in that section without a WR or something very close to it.
Agree 100%. Keep HT ON and OC!
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Go ahead buy a board that will blow on you.


When someone decides to drown their CPU in liquid nitrogen and push vcore to above 1.6 volts, like THIS:




and the board stays intact, I'd say the board won't blow on you (unless you're an idiot and push volts too high without adequate cooling). The board has 10 power phases. It's good to go.
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