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Old 02-02-2005, 01:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im building my first computer and i want to know if this is a good motherboard for the best games like doom, half-life2, ages of empires, lotr wotr, ect....


FOXCONN "NF4UK8AA-8EKRS" NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL

Model# NF4UK8AA-8EKRS Item # N82E16813186037
Specifications:
Supported CPU: Socket 939 AMD Athlon 64FX/64 processor
Chipset: NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra
RAM: 4x DIMM Dual Channel DDR 266/333/400 Max 4GB
Slots: 1x PCI-Express X16, 2x PCI-Express X1, 4x PCI
Ports: 2x PS/2, 1x COM, 1x LPT, 8x USB2.0(Rear 4), 1x RJ45, 1x 1394, 1x SPDIF Out, Audio Ports
IDE: 2x ATA 133 up to 4 Devices with NV Raid 0/1/0+1
SATA: 4x SATA2 3.0Gb/s with NV Raid 0/1/0+1
Onboard Audio: 7.1 channel AC97
Onboard LAN: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Onboard 1394: 2x Ports
Form Factor: ATX
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Old 02-02-2005, 02:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have never heard of anything good, though nothing bad either coming from Foxconn. I'd recommend you go with a larger manufactorer
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Here's my buiild (im building this weekend hopefully! :P

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Old 02-02-2005, 04:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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then what brand of motherboards do you reccomend for gaming??? im on a tight budget
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asus is pretty good, but quality is kinda bad.. try your luck with abit
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I've been doing fine with Chaintech... i tried a japaneese one first, i cant remember what company, but it sucked.
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Old 02-02-2005, 07:25 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Chaintech are good, so are Abit, MSI and Gigabyte
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msi, abit and to a lesser extent asus are the ones to go for. ive got a new msi and its great
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Asus, Abit and MSI are the way to go.
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