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Old 11-13-2004, 12:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default what motherboard, not really that simple, read on.

ok well i dont know if any of you are aware of the issue that abit av8's have with 90nm processors, but unfortunatly i now am. so i am just returning the motherboard and getting a new one.

please suggest a motherboard to go with my 3500+ amd winchestor core 90nm processor.

as ive already bought all of the other components it needs to support

ddr400 (pc3200 ram) dual channel of course
amd 3500+ 90nm winchestor core
sata 10k rpm HDD

i much apreaciate any and all replys

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Old 11-13-2004, 02:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get a MSI "K8N Neo2 Platinum" NVIDIA nForce3 ULTRA Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU


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Old 11-13-2004, 06:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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nForce has performance drops compared to VIA chipsets.

Get an Asus. Im not sure what all the have to offer but they are the best IMO
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