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do u people have any experience with Biostar Motherboards?????thanksssssssssssssssssssssssss

I found it very cheap than other psu brand.Do u have any experience of gigabyte psu.
Thanksssssssssssssssssssssssssss

I am also planning to buy 1TB HDD.Which brand should i buy??any advice
 
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You don't really need to open a separate thread for every piece of equipment you browse, one thread with a list of things you are considering will suffice, I will merge threads and change title for you.
 
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biostar is Meh
Any of the new hard drives are fine
 
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WD Black ofcourse
 

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Most biostar boards are pretty solid for stock use. They do have some new higher end boards that have done quite well in the OCing field.
 
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WD black is the best for performance and reliability. Seagate has high fail rates with their Barracudas. Seagate Constellation is pretty good though.

Biostar is good for what you are paying..I would just pay an extra $30 for a good mobo. It takes too much work to swap a board so I'd always rather buy a decent board.
 
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Biostar has stepped up to plate as of recent. Their Z77 TZ77XE4 motherboard is kick ass and overclocked like a champion.

 
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Biostar has stepped up to plate as of recent. Their Z77 TZ77XE4 motherboard is kick ass and overclocked like a champion.
I remember reading a lot of reviews on this board, and it was hands down their best offering to date, but many users had DOA issues, BIOS issues, and customer service issues. I also think this is the board that failed to POST for one of the hardware review sites (and had problems with the replacement board as well). My conclusion was that I'll never risk buying one, I like stuff that works out of the box, and hate spending hours on the phone fighting to get what I already paid for. For now I'm sticking with Asus; they're not perfect, but seem to work better than any other brand at this time.
 

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WD black is the best for performance and reliability. Seagate has high fail rates with their Barracudas. Seagate Constellation is pretty good though.
Lies! Please see the latest results for HDD fail rates compared to WD. You may find the HDD's are made by mostly the same people, and last i checked, the fail rate difference between Seagate and WD was 0.02%.
Please do correct me if im wrong though.
Biostar boards are average and mainly stock use.
 
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Don't hear much about Biostar out these ways.

As for hard drives, you really can't go wrong with any manufacturer.
It's all luck of the draw as to whether your hard drive fails prematurely or not.
 
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I remember reading a lot of reviews on this board, and it was hands down their best offering to date, but many users had DOA issues, BIOS issues, and customer service issues.
sounds like my Evga Z77 FTW board, shipped BIOS is terrible but the latest resolves most issues. Also several DOA sightings on the egg.ca review section.
 
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WD Black also. Got four here all running perfectly. I prefer gigabyte for mobo, 1fail in 12 yrs