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Biostar A780L
6.2 out of 10

Biostar A780L

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Overall 8

Lasted longer than I expected

Blaine B., Newegg
9 July 2015
  • Summary: I've pushed this system way past its typical use case, and 3 years later it still works. I haven't touched any of the OC settings in the BIOS, which probably helps the longevity quite a bit. Biostar got it right, except for the NIC.
  • Pros: I purchased this 08/2012, and it's still working! Started as a low end system that has turned into a home workstation, and it handles well.
  • Cons: I've noticed the network interface resets frequently and sporadically, as others noted, but after 3 years, hardly a huge con. Just wish I didn't have to purchase a NIC because of component failure.
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Overall 6

Good Board NIC no so much

Walter W., Newegg
4 January 2015
  • Pros: It works (except when it don't). Runs a (mostly) headless linux server and SEED box. Aside from the NIC it works great.
  • Cons: on-board NIC died after 3 months.
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Overall 6

onboard network died

Jeff C., Newegg
2 October 2013
Overall 4


Anthony B., Newegg
19 August 2013
  • Summary: I should have done a bit more research on this before I bought it. Doesn't have S3 sleep, and other boards have better bios settings and features like core unlocks, etc.
  • Pros: Good for testing
  • Cons: No S3 sleep
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Overall 8

User Review

Andres L., Newegg
2 August 2013
  • Pros: Great little motherboard, 2 years strong.
  • Cons: Thinking it was my old computer case, I never really looked into it but it wouldn't recognize the front usb/ audio port. This is the ONLY reason It does not have 5 stars from me
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Overall 8

A good price

John H., Newegg
26 June 2013
  • Pros: Easy to setup and install with windows vista Pro performs as expected with 8 gigs of ram and updated graphics card
  • Cons: limited expandabilty and could use more USB ports.
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Overall 10

No problems!

Anonymous, Newegg
4 June 2013
  • Summary: 10/27/2011 = Date of Purchase. Video Card: 1 x XFX Double D HD-679X-ZDFC Radeon HD 6790 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150534 CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?
  • Pros: I'm a gamer and change my installations regularly. I play everything from Eve to World of Warcraft to War Thunder on high settings and have no issues. It's not the most pro setup, but I do anything I want so I see no difference. So far, so good!
  • Cons: Non so far!
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Overall 2


William L., Newegg
26 April 2013
  • Summary: Dont buy this you will waste your money.
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: This is the worst board i have ever purchaced, very unstable. Wish i would have gone with my heart and bought a ECS board.
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Overall 10

Great board for the price.

Jacob P., Newegg
19 April 2013
  • Summary: Overall great board for the price, does everything I need it too for the moment.
  • Pros: Unlocked my 555BE to a 955BE with no problems what-so-ever. I can overclock (with it as an x4) to 4Ghz stable or air and there does not seem to be any power issues, or VRM overheating.
  • Cons: Only 2 DIMM banks.
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Overall 10

Great board purchased in '10

Maksim R., Newegg
20 February 2013
  • Summary: Biostar has developed into a Solid company. Bang for the buck!
  • Pros: 4 years running strong Biostar solidified my opinion on them after purchasing 5 boards with no failures.
  • Cons: none
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