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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Lalindo, May 31, 2009.

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    lmao!

    lol a 1k gaming build and a biostar motherboard is recomended!

    thats just insane!
     
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    Does it OC well, it is... does it work? it does... does it break easily, it doesn't... will it save you 135$? it will

    I do not see the problem

    Forgive me if I'm wrong
     
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    i know what you mean but i have built alot of budget builds with biostar mobo's and they always give me a problem. The same with ECS but they proved me wrong recently when fit's
    was using one of their boards and the reviews on egg are amazing

    2 things i wouldnt budget are motherboard's and psu's
     
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    I am happy you are at least going 720BE :) I do not know what you should pick though :p

    I still think HAF 932 is a great choice for 155$ shipped... I cannot say much about CM 690 except that people have liked it very much so far, but HAF 932 is an extremely good case that will last you long and has a high airflow (hence the name High AirFlow)

    You should consider Assassin's board!
     
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    I am sorry to interrupt, but I still don't get why Biostar is not a good board as you all say... I'm not trying to go against what you say, but rather learn myself and not make the same error by recommending it
     
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    You can get a 790GX with a 3 gpu solution.
     
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    I think it is because the Biostar is more of a mainstream board and everything else I got it more on the high end. If you look back a page you will see that I agreed with you on the X3 and the graphics card
     
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    I know :D but I still don't understand... I've seen pretty good OCs with them... no extreme ones but what one would usually do... I have never heard more problems with Biostars then any others...
     
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    Non solid capacitors on most of the board and no VRM cooling, the ASUS or MSI one for not much more have all solid caps and VRM cooling, so what's the point?
     
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    NZXT TEMPEST - $90
    Corsair TX 650W - $75
    AMD Phenom II X3 720 and Asus M4A78 - $245 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.190879
    Evga GTX 260 896MB - $155
    WD Caviar 1TB & 4GB OCZ Platinum DDR2-1066 $133
    LG Sata DVD Burner - $24
    AC 64 pro $30
    ASUS 21.5' 1920-1080 moniter $150
    Logitech Internet 350 Black 104 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys USB Standard Desktop - OEM $16

    Some prices have changed with MAy deals gone away, but I know it is still below 1k
     
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    get MX-2 TIM and the S1283 as an air cooler and get the CM 690 instead of the Tempest at least... or get the HAF 932 from amazon :D

    Biostar is cheaper by 45$ at least compared to ASUS or MSI... that is alot, especially if the Biostar does the same job...

    EDIT: I think you have an AM3 board... that means your memory has to be DDR3
     
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    I dunno about cases. THe Tempest seems like a very nice case. good airflow and good wire management, but i guess the 690 is too
     
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    CM 690 has better cable management I believe... That NZXT is also mostly made with some cheap plastic, correct me if I am wrong
     
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    Then get the HAF 932 :p
     
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    jUST GO amd AND STOP BULLSHITTTING
     
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    he is already amd... if you meant ATi I do not see why...
     
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    I see why, Nvidia's drivers =:banghead: ATI is the way to go with graphics cards for gaming IMO. Now if your a bench junkie than the 295 is the king..That will change soon though;)
     
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    +1 to that. Honestly can't stand them.
     
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    What are these problems everyone has with nvidia drivers?
     

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