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Old September 27, 2008, 10:04 AM
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Default Ordered a Biostar TPower I45

I've never owned a Biostar board before but after reading the reviews on the TPower I45 overclocking abilities I just had to order one. I'll be using it with a Q6600 G0 and 2gb of Crucial PC2-8500. $149.46 from Biostar Tpower I45 ATX LGA775 P45 DDR2OC 2PCI-E 2PCI SATA2 RAID Sound GBLAN CrossFireX Motherboard - DirectCanada
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Old September 27, 2008, 11:08 AM
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That's a nice board. You'll need to post some results once you get the board installed.

I was thinking about getting it and pairing it with an E5200 and maybe either a TRUE120 or watercooling.
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Old September 27, 2008, 12:08 PM
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I look forward to your results.

Also don't forget that the overclocking ability of the TPower I45 replies on other parts so don't be surprised if your overclocking results are not that much better than your Gigabyte P35-DS3L which is a good board on its own right.
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Old September 30, 2008, 08:19 AM
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I'll be using it with a Q6600 G0
Yes, Iím very interested to see how this board performs with a Q6600. Are you hoping to get a 500+ FSB with your quad-core?

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Old September 30, 2008, 08:21 AM
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Post your results when u get it plz!
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:01 AM
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It is a nice board from what I hear, I do have ony myself, just haven't gotten a chance to utilize it yet. Oh and people who want to see results.. namely: Zac, Eldonko etc. should buy it and see for themselves :P :D..
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:05 AM
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You can just lend me yours, I wont hurt it. ;)
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:12 AM
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take into consideration of this being a good board but after using it I don't really see whats so "great" about it.

Its a budget board and the bios could use a few more "features" to make it a good board but again it is a budget board.

You'll hear the stories of it running 500+ fsb like 600 and etc but they aren't running the chip at its normal conditions to achieve these speeds so be warned that if your expecting some godly high FSB its not going to happen.
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:12 AM
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^^ Not everybody wants to overclock as high as you.. And besides I can't find links, but I guarantee you I've read different places people achieving some high numbers while having high fsb's on air cooling.

Eldonko: How about you come over, pizza party.. And help me overclock :P..
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Old September 30, 2008, 09:14 AM
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Only if Im allowed beer too.. I dont oc without it.
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