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Old 06-27-2009, 11:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I saw this Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more! on slickdeals.net and I know Hikari loves Biostar TForce so I was wondering if that motherboard was any good. Its basically $20 with the combo, not a bad deal at all...
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Yeah hikari recommended that board to me in my thread about an AMD build.

So did quite a few other people actually..

My only concern was the Tiny north and south bridge heat syncs.
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For 20 bucks.... who cares if you burn it!
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Killer deal. Pardon me while I go weep...
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I've got the board, no problems to date (knock on wood).
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Yep great board, the only difference between this and the one hikari has (128m) is that the 128m has 128mb of sideport memory for the IGP, which is really useless anyway. Otherwise everything else looks identical, great find.
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Default Re: Is this a good motherboard?

This board actually isn't the same board I have and recommend, it's a new version. Sans the 128M sideport and only has one pci-e 2.0 slot.

That being said, it probably has the same features as the 128M besides those things, so I would say yay to that combo. Killer deal.

And baron, I find the 128M extra somewhat useful because I don't have to allow as much of my RAM to be diverted to video. And it helps a little bit, especially when you overclock the IGP.
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