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How is BioStar's Quality As Intel Mobos???

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  • 48% (26)
    For $135, BioStar TP67XE is worth it & then some.
  • 51% (28)
    I would do better with Gigabyte, ASUS, or MSI.
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post #1 of 74
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My eye is glued to the BioStar TP67XE. I've found only 3 reviews about the mobo and all of them were great. However, nobody within those reviews did not talk so much about the quality of BioStar. I've always been the one to buy Gigabyte, MSI, & XFX mobos. Never once thought about BioStar until Sandy Bridge was released. MC is selling the mobo for $134.99 and I'm ready to pull the ca$h trigger to buy it this weekend Can anybody tell me if BioStar's quality has improved over the past years? Is BioStar just as good as Gigabyte, ASUS, and MSI, these days regarding to quality? Thanks in advance
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/27/11 at 7:46pm
post #2 of 74
Personally, I think they are mediocre but not bad. I'd go for it after reading a ton of reviews and and feedback from owners.
 
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post #3 of 74
You'll find a thread full of happy owners here..
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post #4 of 74
biostar is ok i guess..... Ive seen lots with blown caps. Asus or gigabyte will always be a little better IMHO
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post #5 of 74
Spnd $20 more and go with the ASRock P67 Extreme4
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post #6 of 74
Biostar is all across the board. Their high end boards are just as good as some of the bigger names, just do your research and you'll be alright.
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post #7 of 74
Well for the record this board is awesome..
I have 0 complaints, and I'm coming from 4 Asus mobo's in the past..
post #8 of 74
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by WannaBeOCer View Post
Spnd $20 more and go with the ASRock P67 Extreme4
Personally, I do not like to order mobos from NewEgg (or any other online stores)...there's really no need to for me since MC & CompUSA are only 20 minutes away from me

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Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
Well for the record this board is awesome..
I have 0 complaints, and I'm coming from 4 Asus mobo's in the past..
Now that's saying quite a bit...I'm starting to like the sound of that
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/27/11 at 8:03pm
post #9 of 74
Biostar is the best motherboard manufacturer now. They use the least gimmicks, reasonably priced, solid boards with quality components, and good bios. With DFI gone, they would by far be my first choice on any socket, whether it be 1155 or even any AMD offerings. Even their low end boards have an impressive bios with great stability in my experience.

Intel Core i5 670 at 7007MHz on Biostar TPower i55
Intel Core i7 2600K at 5569.7MHz on Biostar TP67XE
Intel Core i7 Extreme 975 at 5727.8MHz on Biostar TPower X58
Intel Core 2 E8600 (3.33Ghz) at 6761MHz on Biostar Tpower i45 (676 FSB )
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post #10 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
Biostar is the best motherboard manufacturer now. They use the least gimmicks, reasonably priced, solid boards with quality components, and good bios. With DFI gone, they would by far be my first choice on any socket, whether it be 1155 or even any AMD offerings. Even their low end boards have an impressive bios with great stability in my experience.

Intel Core i5 670 at 7007MHz on Biostar TPower i55
Intel Core i7 2600K at 5569.7MHz on Biostar TP67XE
Intel Core i7 Extreme 975 at 5727.8MHz on Biostar TPower X58
Intel Core 2 E8600 (3.33Ghz) at 6761MHz on Biostar Tpower i45 (676 FSB )
Don't forget the Phenom x4 955 at 7.15 ghz on a Biostar TA890FXE
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