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Foxconn A7DA-S 3.0 good replacement for Biostar TA790GX?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by p_o_s_pc, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. p_o_s_pc

    p_o_s_pc F@H&WCG addict

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    My motherboard(Biostar TA790GX A2+) is giving me problems i can no longer overclock without getting a BSOD even alittle above stock(2.6ghz)(chip has run 3.4ghz for benching and 3.1ghz 24/7 before) I have cleared the CMOS and flashed to the latest bios changed ram and tried different CPU. It doesn't post sometimes.I don't really want to have to mess with it much as its my main rig(if i can get it to work it will crunch) I have been looking to upgrade to AM3 anyways so back to the main question would the Foxconn board be a good replacement? I plan on running a Athlon II 250 and not sure on the ram yet. I WILL be overclocking. I would like your input on this. If you can recommend another board for the same price or cheaper that is also on the egg please do it can be AM2+ OR AM3

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    can you rma the board?
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    i don't know if i can or not. I am more of trying to use this as a reason to get something else.(haven't been too happy with the board and now maybe my chance to get a new one)
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    Spend the extra on a PII 550 or even better, a 720. They aren't THAT much more! And yes, I remember seeing a review on that AM3 Foxconn 790GX and it was a beast. Got a 550 to like 4ghz if I remember correctly.
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    bump on the 720 BE x3 - mine now running happy at 3700 on a (*hah*) Biostar 790GX 128M.
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    GOOGLE TIME :D Thats what i was wanting to hear.
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    I personally am not fan of neither Biostar nor Foxcon. Almost every other manufacturer is better than those two IMO.

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