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Originally Posted by razorguy;12808978 
I can't be of complete help, but I can tell you that I had a Biostar that did not like being overclocked AT ALL. It fried with a very very slight OC. My current Gigabyte hasn't had one single issue and I've OC'd everything connected to it and run it 24/7.

Asus I don't know about though I hear good things. My friend has an MSI that he loves and hasn't any issues out of it (also 24/7).

So my recommendation is to steer clear of Biostar smile.gif


ASUS/GIGABYTE all the way!
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Intel:
MSI
Gigabyte
ASUS (sometimes quirky)
Newer biostar

AMD:
Gigabyte
Biostar TA890FXE
Asus
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I've owned each of those brands except for a Gigabyte and my current board (my first Asus) is by far a real pleasure to OC with and the best experience I've had. I have had some MSI boards that were great OCers, too. Never had a good experience with Biostar, personally.
Edited by returned4good - 3/20/11 at 10:22pm
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Crap, I was talking about P67 chipset not about motherboards in general. I fixed the title to reflect that.
post #15 of 15
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Originally Posted by EastCoast View Post
What is the best overclocking, stable, trouble free motherboard out there right now? The title names a few that I know of but which are people having the 0 issues with?
With the latest bioses and B3 boards, pretty much all of them are trouble free overclockers, provided you aren't trying to use S3 sleep, or PLL overvoltage for higher multipliers (sometimes bioses get flaky if you enable PLL overvoltage). Know nothing about biostar, though. I wouldn't buy a biostar if I wanted to overclock.
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