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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 #11 of 74
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Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
Don't forget the Phenom x4 955 at 7.15 ghz on a Biostar TA890FXE


All Tpower series boards = awesome.
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BioStar it is along w/ the i5 2500K this weekend
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post #13 of 74
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Originally Posted by drBlahMan View Post
BioStar it is along w/ the i5 2500K this weekend
Good choice, you won't be sorry.

Just a little anecdotal story, I was waiting in line, in the snow and Jan 9th when the doors opened at Microcenter. Got me a 2600K and at Gigabyte UD4. After a week of struggling with the UD4's beta BIOS that Gigabyte was testing on their users I'd had enough when AHCI stopped working. Took it back to MC and got the Biostar (which initially wasn't in stock). Oh, did I mention I also pocketed the $60 ? ;-) Never looked back and couldn't feel better about getting such a value in a market where value is hard to find.

Please stop by the Biostar thread Capwn was nice enough to mention when you get the board, lots of nice clocks in there. Oh and when you put it together, don't be freaked out by the 2 different 8-pin power connectors, just plug into either one.
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Good choice, you won't be sorry.

Just a little anecdotal story, I was waiting in line, in the snow and Jan 9th when the doors opened at Microcenter.
For a total of $356 (after tax), just for the mobo & cpu ...Nothin' like MicroCenter
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post #15 of 74
I've always been scared of Biostar, ASRock, and the other cheaper boards in the past. However, I'm thinking I may have to do some current research now.
 
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post #16 of 74
I love Biostar. I am also grabbing this Combo hopefully this weekend
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post #17 of 74
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BioStar it is along w/ the i5 2500K this weekend
Uh oh..... You cracked! hahahaha jk good choice. I got a used 5850 today from a forum member, so I did it too
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post #18 of 74
didnt they raise price to $150?

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354009

still worth it at this price though, great mobo
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didnt they raise price to $150?

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0354009

still worth it at this price though, great mobo
In the store (was just there last night), the mobo is advertised for $135 Would of bought it yesterday but I had accidently left my bank card @ home but I'll be making my way to MC this morning (@ opening hour) just in case this advertising is a mistake

And you're absolutely right...$150 is still an awesome price

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Uh oh..... You cracked! hahahaha jk good choice. I got a used 5850 today from a forum member, so I did it too
...Why you blasting me? Jk ...and I'd cracked real hard...was like a little dope-fiend in a corner, trembling & rubbing my face
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/28/11 at 6:36am
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post #20 of 74
I bought the cheapest lga 775 mobo I could find on newegg and it was a biostar, it was DOA, I would never purchase again. To me that's unacceptable and I've stuck with Gigabyte and always get a great product.
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