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Old 08-12-2002, 11:59 PM   #1
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Question Best Motherboard for AMD Atholon XP


Hey,
I am needed some help in giving some advice. I know that Asus makes pretty good motherboards and i have also heard that VIA Chipsets are kind of buggy when it comes to gaming with AMD processors. I checked out this Asus Motherboard that has an SiS chipset and the specs look decent and has some decent whistles and bells... Think it was the A7S333..... Then also heard that some Abit KR7A board was pretty good.... specs aren't as good, but my friend said some people prefer this.... Give me some opinions and what not.. Would appreciate it.. thanks


I run
AMD Atholon XP 1900+
PC2100 DDR Ram 512megs
MSI nForce Motherboard 420D
 
Old 08-13-2002, 01:59 AM   #2
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i have been researching for ya and i have found a very good board, it has also received an honourable mention in the Australian Pc Authority magazine, it is the MSI Kt3 Ultra-ARU, down here in AUstralia it is $275 dollars, im not sure where your from but thats pretty cheap for me, but is good quality i am sure.
 
Old 08-13-2002, 08:43 PM   #3
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Go here...............

www.amd.com

The have lists of suggestions.
 
Old 08-16-2002, 11:30 AM   #4
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I have both an Asus A7V 266 board and an Abit kg-7 Raid.

The Abit wuns a bit faster than the Asus, especially at bootup.

Otherwise, these two are pretty much the same,a nd I wwould recommnd both.
 
  


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