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Old 03-16-2009, 11:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello All,

Newegg and a couple of other sites just started this promotion of a few PII CPUs combo'd with either a mobo or a GPU.

March AMDness

Im planning to get the PII 940 with one of the mobos but i'm caught in a conflict. Im planning on getting one of the 790GX chipset boards but Im not sure which one. Im debating between the Gigabyte GA-MA790GP-UD4H, Biostar TA790GX, and the MSI DKA790GX. However, leaning more towards the Gigabyte, since it's been getting pretty good egg reviews.

Anyone have any words of wisdom or experience with any of these combos?

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Get it. I'm getting the same board with the 720.
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RIght on, for the price the Biostar is the best.
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Is there any reason why the Biostar is priced so much lower than the competition (feature-wise) or is this just an awesome low-priced mobo?
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Awesome low-priced mobo. Biostar is beating it's old rap of being a crap company, lately they've made good quality stuff.
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Those are some very nice prices. Get em while you can.

And +1 on the Biostar. I can't speak for the AMD models but in general they are giving the big guys a run for their money.
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