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I'm thinking on buying a retro gaming motherboard that uses these unique cartridge type AMD processors. I know that many of the boards from this era were known to have bad capacitors, but were there any good Slot A mobos back then that were built with decent high quality?
    
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http://www.bing.com/shopping/evga-classified-sr-2-motherboard-hptx-lga1366-socket-i5520/specs/85006AB4604DE2600001?q=Slot+A+motherboards&lpp=3&lppc=16&lpq=Slot%2bA%2bmotherboards&FORM=CMSMSP
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I'm thinking on buying a retro gaming motherboard that uses these unique cartridge type AMD processors. I know that many of the boards from this era were known to have bad capacitors, but were there any good Slot A mobos back then that were built with decent high quality?

I think you are limited by what you can buy. It is not like there is ton of Slot A motherboards out there for you to choose, right?
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There can be if theres a bunch available on Ebay at one time.

I'm asking if anybody remembers which ones were the most lasting and reliable.
Edited by computerdude92 - 4/26/12 at 9:43pm
    
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