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Old 05-29-2007, 09:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well, i am looking for a mobo for my system in my sig, and i am going to upgrade to a quad core by this coming august, so i need a mobo that will support quad to its fullest. i will be building a new system but will be using the mobo that i get right now. i plan to overclock the **** out of that quad chip. i was thinking something like the ds3 or the p6n. but now, i have a different option on a mobo and want to know what u guys think. its the biostar tfore p965.
Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TForceP965 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

the thing is that, i have a friend who is willing to sell his mobo, which is the tfroce, for about 60$ + the shipping charges. he says its in good condition and he has been using it for about 5 months. i think i trust him, but want to know ur opinions on the mobo is general and the deal that i am getting at.

so what do u guys think of this mobo, and about the deal that i am getting? is it a good deal? is it a good mobo?????

or should i just buy a new ds3 or p6n

any comments would be appreciated
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I would only get it as long as you can still use the warranty. The DS3 is a little better but its most likely not worth the difference.
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no one else wants to put their opinion?
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no the whole forum is on at the same time within one hour, ok? give it at least a day
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You should wait for Sora. He has that mobo, and would tell you, his feedback on it.

But if it were me, I would go for the P6N SLI-FI.
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well, i was planning to buy that mobo from him, thats why i asked for others opinion. according to him, its a nice mobo, and i trust him on that, i think its good too. and the price is not that bad. idk, iguess i'll just wait for some more people to reply.
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It's a good motherboard. Biostar includes a decent BIOS for overclocking, and although it's not the best, it will definately do some work. I would have recommended it a while ago for a 100 dollar motherboard, but now, board prices have dropped, and the 650i chipset motherboards and the DS3 is within reach of it.
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