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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.
54 Total Votes  
post #41 of 74
If you can find a better motherboard, With more or the same features. And at a better price than we paid ~ $135. I'd love to see it..

Don't worry, I'll wait.
post #42 of 74
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Originally Posted by drBlahMan View Post
No prize from me bud I was reading that review before I had purchased my TP67EX and what made pick over the ASRock (regarding that article) was efficiency. At the end of the day, I'll take 100% efficiency from BioStar since all the other scores were very close...if you want to be sooooo technical
This is OCN... The only thing that matters is OC capability; efficiency be damned!
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This is OCN... The only thing that matters is OC capability; efficiency be damned!
For you my friend among others but for me, it's will always be OC'ing along with other needs from my mobo

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I got it for $119.99 which is a steal IMHO.
Good for you we know again for the 2nd time. Next
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/28/11 at 12:18pm
post #44 of 74
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Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
If you can find a better motherboard, With more or the same features. And at a better price than we paid ~ $135. I'd love to see it..

Don't worry, I'll wait.
How craptastic is Biostar's documentation? Honest question. The last time I used one of their boards, a 790GX AMD board...I found out by trial and error what all the functions in the BIOS were labeled as the manual was more useful as toilet paper than as a support document.

After that, I swore off their gear and went back to Gigabyte/Asus.
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post #45 of 74
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If you can find a better motherboard, With more or the same features. And at a better price than we paid ~ $135. I'd love to see it..

Don't worry, I'll wait.
It's a great deal for $135, no doubt. From an OC'ing perspective, for $150 the ASRock is a better deal, IMHO.
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post #46 of 74
You need the manual to navigate bios?

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Originally Posted by Sheyster View Post
It's a great deal for $135, no doubt. From an OC'ing perspective, for $150 the ASRock is a better deal, IMHO.
Exactly IN YOUR OPINION> So if we want to buy "inferior" boards, Let us. Keep it to yourself..
post #47 of 74
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You need the manual to navigate bios?
When Biostar used quite uncommon terminology in the BIOS-yes.
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post #48 of 74
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So if we want to buy "inferior" boards, Let us. Keep it to yourself..
WOW...

The last time I checked this was a DISCUSSION FORUM...

Guess I struck a chord there...
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post #49 of 74
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It's a great deal for $135, no doubt. From an OC'ing perspective, for $150 the ASRock is a better deal, IMHO.
An extra $15 for a clear cmos button on the rear i/o panel...OMG! I'm soooo losing out not having that ASRock
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/28/11 at 12:24pm
post #50 of 74
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WOW...

The last time I checked this was a DISCUSSION FORUM...

Guess I struck a chord there...
No, Its just people always show up and are just sure what they have is better than what we are discussing and actually own (Gets really annoying). If you don't own this board ( TP67XE ), Or any other Intel based Biostar motherboard ( Topic of the convo ) Then why are you sharing your opinion in this discussion?
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