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BIOSTAR A880G+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

  • AMD 880G
  • Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron
  • DDR3 800/1066/1333

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 8/20/2015 9:53:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs3 years and still going!

Pros: Been very dependable. 3 years and still working fine. HTPC build and run it 4-5 hours every night. Sharp and smooth picture for an out dated HD5000 series on board graphics.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Don't run with sissors!

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  • Louis D.
  • 6/29/2015 8:29:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood board for small build

Pros: Integrated graphics, reliable, allowed me to unlock 2 more cores on my dual core AMD Phenom II with bios

Cons: none

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  • James S.
  • 11/7/2014 10:48:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLinus user

Pros: Always worked within its limits.

Cons: No support for booting from usb ports.

Other Thoughts: Now I have upgraded this board and need to sell it.

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  • ADAM B.
  • 10/12/2014 10:00:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThis thing still runs.

Pros: Where to start...

I purchased this with my Phenom II X4 965 back in 2012. It still runs to this day and hasn't ever given me an issue. It's small and works.

Cons: None I can think of.

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  • Jon S.
  • 8/12/2014 6:48:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs2.5 years and still running. Can support 16GB RAM.

Pros: - Bought this in December 2011 and it's still running fine.

- This board *does* support 16GB RAM total (2 x 8GB).

Cons: When I was using this under Win XP Pro, I was able to use the onboard video (Radeon HD 4250) plus another video card (Radeon HD 5450) to have two monitors. A week ago I moved to Win 7 Pro (64-bit), and I'm currently unable to use the onboard video card (Windows reports that the device is stopped because it has reported problems). When I had it working with Win XP Pro, I had to tweak the BIOS settings in order to get the card to work -- it's possible that I have to do that again. Or maybe I need to pull the HD 5450 video card, let Win 7 boot and install drivers, then put the 5450 back in.

Again, I just switched to Win 7, so I still have some more options to pursue. The worst case would be that I have to buy a dual-monitor video card, but I'm hoping I don't have to do that given the age of the board & system.

Other Thoughts: Current configuration:
- AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus Quad-Core 3.0GHz CPU.
- Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heatpipes.
- Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL9 @1.5V UDIMM 240-Pin Memory BLS2KIT8G3D1609DS1S00.
- SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5450 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card ( 100292DDR3L).
- (2x) Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive [bought back before they jumped in price].
- Plextor M5S Series PX-128M5S 2.5" 128GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) [to experiment with the SSD].
- Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/27/2014 10:17:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs3 years almost n still good

Pros: simply great been using it for almost three years never had problems.... n going good n cheap too.... u can't find good motherboard this cheap n good, easy setup n u can get all the connection u got including HDMI... which I don't use coz I have GTX 550ti Graphic card

Cons: nothing I can think of.... except don't put more then 8GB RAM, I was getting blue screen I thought it was motherboard but then I had graphic card replace n changed to 8GB RAM, I don't know fixed it I didn't bother to check I was too busy at time....

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  • Johnathan R.
  • 11/27/2013 1:25:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsReliable!

Pros: 2.5 years and it's still going strong

Cons: Pretty outdated by today's standards

Other Thoughts: Great board. The BIOS is a little weird, but it works. It's not UEFI, but that's fine by me. I used this board in a PC running Ubuntu in an HTPC setup for about a year without issues on the integrated graphics. Now its running Windows 7 for general web browsing, etc. Works like a charm.

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  • Brad M.
  • 5/30/2013 9:04:18 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome HTPC Board

Pros: Great HTPC Motherboard
MY HTPC has been running nonstop for over a year without issue
Plays 1080P over HDMI Smoothly
Rips DVDs FAST with right CPU

Cons: NONE- Great Board

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  • James H.
  • 4/28/2013 12:54:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsShort L!fE Sp@n

Pros: Used this in a build about 2+/- years ago.
Was awesome.

Cons: Short life span. Slowly died on me. I did what I could to keep it running. Hardware changes , OS installs , yada yada.
It finally died on me today while watching a DVD movie.
During the movie , today , there were multiple memory crashes.
Machine locked up , and wouldn't reboot. Not putting anymore time or money into this.

Other Thoughts: R.I.P my pr3cious Biostar 880G+.
If I were Biostar , I would make sure I didn't make this MOBO available anymore. I'm kind of skeptical about buying from them again.

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  • Derik P.
  • 3/14/2013 8:18:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTERRIBLE! GOT 3 DOA!

Pros: Red matches my G.Skill memory. Nothing else!

Cons: I bought this board to use my old X2 240 Regor cpu in a HTPC I built for fun. Received the board and it was DOA so I RMA'd it and got a replacement. The 2nd and 3rd replacement boards were also DOA. I started to think it was another component so I tested everything else and it all tested good and the 4th board I received finally worked. I loaded Windows on it and put the HTPC in my closet until I got a new TV with HDMI ports so I can actually use it. It has been about a year now and I got the HTPC off the shelf in my closet to hook up to my new TV. I tested it before hooking up to my TV with my monitor and black screen. It doesn't work from just sitting in my closet. This is a junk board and I regret ever trying Biostar!

Other Thoughts: DO NOT BUY THIS BOARD!

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