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MSI Digital G45M Digital a Good Replacement for an Old Biostar Micro Atx motherboard?

Q: MSI Digital G45M Digital a Good Replacement for an Old Biostar Micro Atx motherboard?

I was looking for a motherboard to replace my old biostar motherboard that will only support 2 gigs 667mhz, and only overclocks my e5200 up to 3 ghz even when maxing out the voltage. I am on a very tight budget, and this Msi board caught my attention http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130219

Then I checked the MSI website to get more information on this board

This board catches my attention because....

Its New
Its a Micro Atx with the Pci express x1 below the Pci express 2.0
Drmos Really caught my attention because it states that it makes the board energy efficent, offers a lower tempature and a more stable overclocking enviorment

Do you think its a good budget motherboard for a gamer and an overclocker like me??

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A: MSI Digital G45M Digital a Good Replacement for an Old Biostar Micro Atx motherboard?

The Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3L will do the job nicely and help you save money. It is also a more reliable choice compared to the MSI board.

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i have a post on here trying to figure out pse7. i am really trying to figure out what is a good digital imaging program that you can use so you fix photos and make slideshows on. i had one person say the picassa program and another say use photoshop still. does any one have any good advice.
i like to edit photos but put them onto a slideshow or something creative.
please let me know.
thank you

A:what is a good digital imaging program? any good advice?

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I've recently switched to Digital Audio (S/PDIF) (High Definition Audio Device) using one Toslink cable instead of all the analog wires going from my PC to my receiver.

The digital sound is amazing, CD quality from my PC is great.

However, I now also receive the digitized sound of pages being loaded as I surf the web. All sound comes out digitized when loading a new page.

Is there a way to stop this from happening while listening to music or course material without gong back to analog?

Can I have my digital CD quality and enjoy it too!


A:Digital Audio (S/PDIF) Making a Digital Sound with Internet Surfing?

On board sound cards are not known for their quality but try going in to your sound panel and muting all input and output sources you do not use (like mic and analog)

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Hey everyone

I just got a set of Boston Acoustics Digital Media Theater Speakers. They're pretty nice for 1999. I'd probably go as far as saying they're the best set of computer 2.1s I've ever heard.

Problem is, I can currently only run them through analogue because I have no digital cable for them. The connect on the sub looks like either a digital coax or RCA connect, which should run out to the 1/8 in. mini digital out on my SoundBlaster Live! card.

The manual doesn't say exactly what it is anywhere. It shows a picture of a cable with a single RCA end and a 1/8 in. mini stereo end.

Problem is, every such cable I find is mono on the mini end.

Any ideas on where to find a such cable?



I attached a picture of the back, it is blurry, but you can at least see what it is. (top right jack)

A:Solved: Boston Acoustics Digital Media Theater Digital Cable

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Hi, I've recently switched to Digital Audio (S/PDIF) (High Definition Audio Device) using one Toslink cable instead of all the analog wires going from my PC to my receiver. The digital sound is amazing, CD quality from my PC is great. However, I now also receive the digitized sound of pages being loaded as I surf the web. All sound comes out digitized when loading a new page. Is there a way to stop this from happening while listening to music or course material without gong back to analog? Can I have my digital CD quality and enjoy it too! John

A:Digital Audio (S/PDIF) Making a Digital Sound with Internet Surfing?

I assume you're running Windows. Which one?

I do a lot of audio work on mine, using Windows XP SP 3, and was able to kill the sounds by opening the Control Panel, then Sounds and Audio Devices, and then click on the Sounds tab. For "Sound Scheme" select "No Sounds" and click the "Save As" box.

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Ownership of MP3 U.S. Logic Digital Audio Player (square size model PA36B-21. I have a new Vista operating system. I have lost the CD to install on new pc. I have searched my old harddrive but cannot locate proper file to install to new system. I have searched the net but seems that I cannot locate current info. All info I have found is several years old so I'm not sure if the software is still available. I have not used this audio recorder in a long time and have info from a conference that I would like to save to my system.

Thanks for the help.


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I am hoping to use a monitor (not attached to a computer) to run a slide show of photos at an event. I purchased a MICCA Speck G2 media player BUT after I got it home I realized that my monitor does not have an A/V or HDMI port - which are the only cables that came with the media player. I then went & purcased a HDMI to DVI-D cable so I could connect the player to my monitor - HOWEVER - I still cannot get them to talk to each other! I?m not very technical but I am a problem solver and this has me stumped - HELP , PLEASE!!

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Hello everyone,

I lost the power cable and transfer cable to my Kodak EasyShare V1003 while traveling. Where can I buy replacement cables for this cheap?

Kind regards,
Alex Stanford

A:Where can I buy replacement cables for my digital camera?

Please, tell where do you live. It doesn't help at all if one advices you to shop at a store in a different country.

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Sound functions but reciever is only detecting 2 channel output. Apon browsing RealTekHD audio properites I discovered that the only options for Digital Output(RCA) were all 2-Channel under "Default Format" tab. However my front pannel Audio Output Jack(HD Audio 2nd Output) has an extra third tab labeled "Speaker Configuration" and has options for up to 7.1 surround but these settings do not impact my Digital Output(RCA) channel. Now my reciever does have a multi-channel input that could take advantage of the Analog Outputs in the rear but the distance is to great and multiple wires are expensive.

My question is how can i configure my RealTek Digital Output(RCA) to ouput 7 channel sound?

A:Realtek Digital Out(RCA) Only 2 Channel sound to RCA Digital into Reciever

Hi 2C0J2H2 and welcome to Vista Forums

First things first. Please give people chance to have a look at your post. Depending on what they are doing, this may be almost immediately or it could be several days. Accordingly, I have removed your second post.

Back to your problem. It would assist us if you provided full specifications of your system (fill in your System Specs)

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I have a Pioneer 106s DVD ROM which has a digital 2 pin output.

I just bought a Sony STRDE 675 dolby digital amplifier which has a coaxial digital in input.

My sound card, a soundblaster Live CT 4830 does have a digital out connector on the external part (next to the line in input), but does not have a 2 pin connector on the card itself where the DVD could be connected (there is the place with SPDIF marked but for some reason there is no 2 pins connector)

I do not want to buy a 5.1 soundcard if I can connect my DVD ROM to the amplifier without using the soundcard, Is this possible! Is the DVD rom digital out SPDIF recognised by the amplifier?

Should I create on the soundcard (which does have the digital output on the ecternal panel) an internal connection for the 2 pins? will this work?

Does anyone have a clue? HELP!!
many thanks

A:connecting a DVD Rom digital signal to a Dolby Digital Amplifier

Modifying it isn't going to work in my mind.
Just adding pin connections don't mean the hardware and software is included with the card.

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I have decided that I'm tired of our video camera/digital camera thing. The thing is so tempermental it's difficult to use, the photo quality sucks, the film quality is excellent (if you are at JUST the right distance since the zoom is stuck), but I'm ready to just find something smaller and just for pictures for the most part. My sister in law has a little HP camera that does a couple of minutes of filming, something like that wouldn't be bad, but I'm more interested in superb picture quality.

Anyone know of anything that works well??

Thanks in advance!!

A:Looking for a good Digital Camera

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I'm looking for digital cameras in the sub $200 range (preferably $100-180). The only restrictions are the camera has to be good, must have a built in screen to review the photos and I would like it to support SD but that is not required (SD will save money since I have a Nintendo Wii). One last thing. It has to be purchased at Best Buy (we're paying in BestBuy gift cards).

Thanks for any input.

Happy Holidays

A:Looking for Good Digital Cameras

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We have this old Polaroid PC1300 or something, and its a piece of s*#! Seriously.

I am looking for a good digital camera that dosent hog alot of battery, and good for point and shoot (nothing fancy, but would like to have some zoom and blackandwhite mode).

Preferably in the lower end of the 100'.
Any recommendations?


A:Good Digital Camera <$200

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I got a digital solutions digital photo keychain for Christmas and it seemed easy enough. Plug into usb and software automatically downloads! But no ..my pc doesn't even register that I have plugged it in. I tried other suggestions to press the M button immediately but nothing. Does anyone have step by step instructions (that a pc dummy ..that being me) can understand? Thanks in advance!!!

A:digital solutions digital photo keychain

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I want to upgrade this machine and get a new motherboard and CPU. The one currently in there is an M2N68-LA/NARRA-GL8E made by Asus for HP. Will any micro ATX motherboard work, or does this have an odd size or screw hole placement, or something else incompatible? Thanks!

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Anyone have opinions on digital photo frames? - Which are better - which to avoid?

A:A good digital photo frame?

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I'm looking for a good Camera, I'm considering the cannon power shot g6 7.1 megapixels. Any thoughs on this camera or maybe another camera that you might recommend.


A:Good midrange digital Camera

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I have a Panasonic 6MP camera....takes good pics and although I am only taking JPEGs (not TIFF) pics they are good when viewing on the computer......When I burn them on a CD to view on the TV the resolution drops considerably. even when viewing directly from the camera to the TV it is not all that great???

The TV is a Samsung 67" DLP TV....1080P HD.

Is there anything I can do to get better resolution from these pics to the TV for viewing of everyone?

Also, I have NERO for burning a CD of the pics to the player on the tv for viewing.....should I be using something else OR should I be burning to a DVD for better resolution?

I am thinking that the TV size is perhaps just too big such that the resolution gets pixelated when "blowing up" to a larger size??

any tips?

A:Digital pics on the TV - Resolution is not good?

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I've had a lot of problems with my digital cable box. I got it installed on Friday night. It's now Sunday night. It hasn't worked all day today. On Saturday night, the first problems began. The video was starting to skip during an on Demand movie about once every 5 minutes. Then it got worse and worse, until it was unwatchable. This also happened on the regular channels. At this point, I plugged the cable directly into the TV and found that the signal was fine, although I only had the basic channels (about 14 channels, 3 of which are spanish, another 3 shopping, and 2 are religious). :-/

After having comcast send multiple signals, nothing still worked. After several times unplugging/plugging it back in, the set stopped receiving channels at all. Now it just said "0." on the display. Also, by trying to plug this cable into the televison directly, I only received one channel, a public access channel about the police and missing people.

I'm not sure if it was the box or not. Comcast is coming tomorrow with a new box, but now I'm worried that the signal coming in isn't right.

The internet and phone have been working throughout this entire ordeal.

Edit: I also forgot that I went down to the splitter which the comcast guy installed and I switched the cables on the switcher, and I still have the same problem. The internet still works.

Thanks in advance for your help.


A:Anyone good with Digital Cable Troublshooting?

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My current Samsung Spinpoint is reaching it's end of life and I dearly need to replace it.However what is the most prudent choice for this oldie ? Do I get myself a Seagate Desktop SSHD 1 TB (solid state hybride drive)  or  a WD Re - 1 TB drive.Remember I just need to replace the  main drive for the Server OS, the Hypervisor and the applications on this basic Windows 2008 R2 Server which is used as our office server and developer server for php web applications. Yours truly, 

A:main drive replacement - western digital re enterprise black...

Hi, For servers, I would recomment to use Enterprise HDD or SSD. Some HHD's can do 10K or 15K rpm. They are more expensive but the will do the job. Regards.

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It looks like the Digital River iso downloads of Windows 7 are done. A person now has to enter a key on this page to get the iso. I have not confirmed yet if an OEM Windows 7 key will work. Maybe Microsoft will reinstate those links but I doubt it.

A:Microsoft Digital River iso downloads - gone for good?

Looks like they are gone. sari and Toffee informed me about it yesterday, apparently, a lot of people (including MVPs) aren't happy with that decision, but there's nothing that can be done. I have the Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bits .iso on my computer, which is one of the most popular, and I can access all the others be entering the product keys I have and also use my e5.onthehub (DreamSpark) account, but I think that uploading them and distributing them would be illegal. This is kind of stupid too. What if the person needs a recovery DVD to access the Recovery PE, but lost his product key on the sticker. The only way would be to grab it from Windows itself, but it wouldn't be bootable. Hopefully they'll make these .iso available to the public again.

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My Internet Provider offers now Digital Internet Phone. The pricing is better than what I have right now.

Does anyone have Digital Internet Phone and if so, what's your thought on this? Pro and Cons??? Thanks.

A:Digital Internet Phone - Good Idea???

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Hi All,
It’s a sad day… my DELL Optiplex 9020 Micro died last night.
The E93839 motherboard started smoking near the CPU, and then died.
Can anyone direct me to where I can purchase a replacement mother board please?... I have searched online (including eBay) but it seems the Micro motherboard is pretty rare.
Any help is very much appreciated.

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I have a Canon Powershot A570IS. I am a big ebay shopper....I saw some digital camera memory cards there that are 2GB but they are cheap...about 10 bucks altogether, made by Sandisk. I remember paying 30 bucks a couple of years ago just for a small 64 mb Lexar card. Has the price come down that much or are the ones i'm looking at junk? The seller has a 99.8 rating, with almost 28,000 sales so their customers seem happy enough with their purchases. I just dont know if I should buy it there or go to office max instead.

Here is the listing..if anyone thinks this is a decent card then let me know, please: http://cgi.ebay.com/2GB-Sandisk-SD-...yZ122613QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Thank you.

A:Solved: Is this a good memory card to buy for my digital camera?

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In Windows 7, we are getting analog clock gadget by default. Is their any good digital clock gadget available?

A:Pls. Suggest Good Free Digital Clock Gadget

What is wrong with the clock / date item already on the task bar / bottom right -

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Hey everybody

Currently I have a HP Photosmart M22 camera, that I got for Christmas a couple of years ago. It's a decent camera, that takes some good photos. I don't like that it only has a digital zoom on it (no optical zoom), as well as the slide on the front that turns it on and off.

I wanted to get a small size camera, one that can fit somewhat easily in my pocket, that (I know this sounds crazy) has a button to turn it on and off. The Photosmart I have right now has a slide thing that turns it on and off, and it gets annoying having to worry with that.

I want one that has some good features, but mainly just a solid camera to take some photos with of friends and events. I took a look at the Canon PowerShot SD800 IS, and it looks good. I was wondering if there was a camera similar to this one, that is just a little cheaper. Maybe in the $100 - $200 range in price.

Thanks for any suggestions

A:Solved: Wanting to find a good digital camera

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Well I Just Bought A Broken Emachines I Thought The Capacitors Where Blown But They Look Fine The Problem Is It Wont Post It Has A Via Chipset Thats Probly The Problem I Dont Want To Get The Emachines Replacement Because It Costs 2 Much The Emachine Is A T2200 If Any Body Could Help Me Find A Great Fit Motherboard That You Can Hook Up The Front Usb Port To The Motherboard That Would Be Great It Has A Amd Processor And I Would Like It To Have Onboard Video It Dosent Matter What Ram It Takes

A:Emachines Bad Motherboard Whats A Good Replacement Motherboard

Need a motherboard here too

for the same model that is

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Am I correct that the Digital Entitlement allows me to upgrade my motherboard and still have a valid Win 10 installation?

That's what I surmise from reading posts on this?

I plan to upgrade my recording studio system.

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Need to ID component Y2 on motherboard of df1200. This component melted and could be easily replaced. It is probably a Zener diode of some sort

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I just purchased a new digital camera and when I went to install the driver cd that came with it, it said the driver is not compatible with my version of Windows (7). Is there anyway that I can find a new driver? I'm not very knowledgable with drivers and if this possible. Or if not a driver is there anyway that I can get the photos off the camera to my computer...took alot of photos I don't want to lose.

The camera is from a company called Digital Concepts, the driver cd has a company called Sakar International on it. I hope thats all the info that would be needed for someone to help me!

A:Digital Concepts Digital Camera

Hello Alabama Belle, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have the model number of the camera? You can also check at the manufacturer's website to see if they may have any drivers available to download that may work for you.

In addition, if you have a media card reader installed on your computer, you can take the card out of the camera and plug it into the media card reader instead to upload your pictures.

Hope this helps,

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I recently purchased a JVC GR-D295US Mini-DV Digital Video Camcorder on-line(and should get delivery in about 10 days, or less)

I understand that I need a Firewire card and cable to download the digital video from my camcorder to my PC in order to edit/author for DVD burning.

Does Anyone know what is a good PCI Firewire card for doing this?
[I know nothing about digital video, but used to be relatively experienced with VHS camcorder video capturing to my PC].

Can anyone help me in this hardware IEEE 1394 card/cable purchase and transfer (PC video capture?) process, Please??

A:what is a good PCI Firewire card brand/type for a new JVC digital mini-camcorder?

The ADS Pyro Basic DV card is OCHI complient and has a TI chip set----It lists for 49.99 but you can find it much cheaper. You can also go to www.firewiredirect.com-----all there cards are good.

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I would like to connect my Dell OptiPlex 780 with NVidia Quadro FX 1800 graphic card to a LG smart TV. Firstly I've tried co connect video by dvi to hdmi cable and audio by cinch to RCA cable. According to TV's manual it is possible. However I cannot get video and sound together (just video without sound, or sound without video). According to most advices on the Internet the best solution is to use Display Port to HDMI cable with sound transfer.
My question is:
Is it possible to connect digital audio from motherboard to video card via 2 pin s/pdif cable? I could not find such pins on the OptiPlex780 motherboard.

Thanks for your help.
Best regards,

A:Digital audio from motherboard to graphic card (OptiPlex 780)

The 780 does not have SPDIF on the motherboard.  You would need a Creative Labs Sound Blaster PCI SB00460 with Dell front audio cable C6173 Front I/O Panel  connect spdif directly to the sound card.



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NEW Update; So I ended up Upgrading to another Motherboard, so I admit It is much better cutting what little loss I took, they had a sale where if I bought an AMD FX 4100 Black Edition 3.6GHz Quad Core Processor for $100 I could get a ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS MotherBoard for $10 Bucks, so I was like sweet, I Upgraded to a Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500 Watt PSU, and 8 GB of Kingston HyperX blu DDR3-1333 ram, although I wish I would have put in a little extra for some better ram I guess this is working out good for me though, its still faster then what I had. I should'a just listened to the people who said to upgrade to something better in the first place! Thanks!

So I Booted My Windows 7 x64 OEM that I already had installed on My Hard drive on my new ASUS Mother Board, and I Installed all of the Drivers, and Let Catalist Install the right Graffix Support Drivers, then Rebooted and I went to System to check My Windows Activation and it said i had 3 days to Activate, so I clicked Activate and my Windows Reactivated its self, so I had no issues with replacing my Motherboard, Windows 7 should reactivate for you when you change your Motherboard, I even had 3 dudes at Microcenter confirm this!
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A:Trying to find a Good Replacement Motherboard for under 100 bucks?

Quote: Originally Posted by Warlockz

Also I am using a OEM version of Windows 7 x64, do I need to patch the bios of a new motherboard if it is not a Gateway MB so my windows doesn't say Not Genuine after I get done replacing the MB and boot windows? How do I do this so I do not have any issues? I have replaced Motherboards in the past but I always had a retail version of xp to start fresh with.

No one on here is going to tell you how to cheat Microsoft. If you replace the MB, your OEM Win 7 license is no good.

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Hi, I want to buy a new hard drive for my desktop PC, and I was wondering if the western digital black 250GB hard drive or western digital enterprise 250GB hard drive would work better for such a PC. Both of the HDDs I mentioned are SATA, in case you're wondering.

A:Solved: western digital black 250GB vs. western digital enterprise 250GB

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I'm going to upgrade my computer (stepping up from the old 754 A64 that has been running so strong so far,) and the ECS motherboard that just wants to keep going even though it has so many problems. I'm going for cheaper motherboard so i can get a good processor (tight budget.) So this is the motherboard i'm getting.


So my question is, is biostar a good company? I know it has the "hybrid" sli technology that lets you sli the onboard 8200 with any SLI capable nvidia card. But will it offer the stability, especially in overclocking, that my ECS dosen't deliver?

A:How good is Biostar?

Yes, Biostar is a good company. Their cheapo (~$40) Boards can sometimes be crap but their high end ones are very reliable. Especially the TForce series.

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was looking at this deal http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813138247 comes with athlon 64 2.0 ghz proc.Or should i go with one of these boards http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1895165&CatId=1190 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1895092&CatId=1190 and the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819103606 processor?Thanks

A:biostar mobos any good ?

No, Biostar motherboards are not good. You are better off with ASUS.

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I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on Biostar Motherboards, if they have a lot of problems or not?

A:Are Biostar motherboards good?

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As titale say do u people have any experience with this?thanks

A:How good are Biostar motherboards?

I wouldn't bank on them, but then thats just my personal opinion.

ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, EVGA, and ASRock are the board makers I would select from.

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I am planning to buy a Motherboard for AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ . ASUS M2A-VM HDMI and Biostar TA690G are in my mind.pls advise me which one is better in overlall performance...

A:Biostar Motherboard

That will probably be a very subjective analysis, I'd pick the one that had the features you desire, since they're using the same chipset.

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I am working on a Biostar motherboard M5ATC. Yep, its older but
not a bad little board and my question is this. This Pionex computer with the Biostar works but has a problem keeping its
time and date plus it will not keep any changes made to the bios.
Sometimes the date is right but the time is never the same after its unplugged.I changed out the 3volt battery and memory and
problem remains. Is this a problem with the EPROM chip? All
comments appreciated.

A:Biostar motherboard

look for a jumper that clears the bios. if the jumper is set wrong or missing then the bios wont retain. else it sounds like a bad bios chip.

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how well is biostar motherboard

as titale say do u people have any experience with this?????thanksssssssssssssssssssssssss

A:how well is biostar motherboard

I would stay away from Biostar motherboards if at all possible. Most of us prefer Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI motherboards.

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I have a Biostar 370 motherboard MPK6620A (sis620AAIOS37OM) and I'm trying to find out the fastest chip it will take 300Mhz or 500Mz AMD or Intel. I have tried to find this motherboard on the internet without success.
Thanks for any help you can provide

A:Biostar 370 motherboard

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Hey guys, I'm currently working on a new computer and come tonight I'm buying the motherboard. I've got one picked out but I'm not too sure about its maximum RAM capacity.

Its the BIOSTAR TForce TF570SLI AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard
from newegg.com. Specs on Newegg.com AND compusa.com say its maximum supported memory is 4GB of RAM whereas biostar.com.tw (the company site) says its 8GB of RAM.

I only plan to put in 2GB at first, and I might up it to 3GB, but I prefer to have an 8GB motherboard because I've heard of weird issues with 4GB boards. Plus if I do decide to put in 4GBs, I don't want to be pushing it. A few customer reviews on newegg.com on some 4GB boards have said things like "At first, I had in my 4 x 1024 sticks (4Gigs) and I had hardware problems. But then I took out a stick and it worked fine. Come to find out default voltage was wrong and couldn't support my 4th stick".

Thats not a direct quote from anywhere, but its just a summary of a bunch of reviews I've read on 4GB boards.

I really just want to know wether this board is 4 or 8!

Newegg - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138059

Compusa - http://www.compusa.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3089473&CatId=13

BioStar - http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en-us/t-series/content.php?S_ID=181

A:BioStar TF570 SLI AM2 ATX Motherboard

I checked the manual for that board and yes it says the max is 4gig total.

I have had good luck with biostar boards and would not hesitate to buy one again.

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I have a Biostar G31M+ motherboard []G31M+ :: Motherboard :: BIOSTAR.
And my previous ram got burnt. Now I am forced to buy a new one. So, here is the question.

Which ram should I buy? DDR2-667/PC2-5300 or DDR2-800/PC-6400 ?

What is the difference in performance and will my motherboard support it? These are 2GB modules and so I'm planning to put in total 4GB ram. Will my motherboard work fine with all this?

Also note that, both the above mentioned RAMs cost the same. So, it doesnt matter which one, financially.

A:Which ram for Biostar G31M+ motherboard?

The link you provided says it supports 2 Dimm slots, 4GB max. for the board. The DDR2-800 memory is probably faster although you will probably not notice the difference. This is their QVL list for approved ram for that board. 2GB ram sticks are scarce on that list.

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I have a BIOSTAR TForce SLI mobo and it has caused me problems from day one. Well now I think it's finally dead. It takes forever to get past the POST screen and many times just frezes there. If by chance I can get it past that screen it trys to detect a RAID and wont go any further. I dont have a RAID and hav turned the option off in the BIOS. The HDs are set up as IDE so it's not even possible.

I have had to reset the mobo many....many times but switching that jumper out and i dont know if that has been contributing or not.

I did a Window Diagnotic a while ago because I keep getting the blue sceen of death and it said that I have a motherboard porblem...yes...i know that WINDOWS...thank you.

What other info do you guys need?

Thank you for any help!

A:Dead BIOSTAR motherboard?

What help do you need??

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Amd64 3000+
Biostar K8NHA Grand (or something like that, but it is the Grand)
512 Memory
6800 GT OC

Everytime I try and play a game all I get is freeze ups and my computer will shutdown. Its mainly FPS games like DoD:Source and CS:Source. Anytime I attempt too play the game will freeze up literally every few seconds for about 2-3 seconds making it pretty much unplayable. I know its the MOBO cause with my old setup I had no problems and thats the only thing I changed along with the Processor.

Another weird thing too note is that I can only install a 512 stick of memory and only in the far left slot, if I try too install it on the far right it wont boot up, if i try and put another stick of memory in I get a error saying Windows Cant be found. I have 1 stick of 512 and 3 of 256 and ive tried putting them in every way you possibly can and it gives me a different error everyime.

If you can help me figure this out ill send you a white chocolate bar.

A:Serious Problems with Biostar motherboard.

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Two things spring to mind.

Either an overheating issue, or possibly a psu issue.

When you put the new cpu in, did you use good quality thermal paste, and is the heatsink properly attached?

What psu do you have?

Is it a good quality psu, or a cheap no name brand?

I`m not sure what the ram problem could be, unless of course the ram you`re trying to use isn`t compatible with the mobo. Check your mobo manual, or the mobo manufacturers website for what ram they recommend.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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