Are cheap motherboards good for overclocking

I have a Phenom II X4 965 BE. I'm just wondering if cheap motherboards are good for overclocking.

I'm looking at the ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS and the Biostar TA970XE. I'm planning on only light over clock (not pushing the CPU to 4Ghz or more).

With what I'm planning on doing would the cheaper board (Asus) do the job? The extra money saved could be used toward a better GPU for gaming.
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  1. I wouldn't think there would be any problem taking your CPU to 4.0 on the Asus board.
  2. ASUS M5A97 good and other option is ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ will good too and Biostar is like my old board :D
  3. My bad I meant to say Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS and not the ASUS M5A97. I got the two mixed up. So should I get the Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS or the Biostar?
  4. Or that Asus board... no problems I can foresee
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