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The current mobo in my PC has died. Sadly, I killed it (not on purpose!). I don't have enough money to go S754 or S939 so, I'm just going to replace the mobo. Is this one any good? Are the SiS chipsets bad or good (better than my old VIA chipset?) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186061
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post #2 of 14
that or the biostar seem to be your best bet
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post #3 of 14
If your going to do any OCing the EPOX below has the NF2 Ultra 400 chipset and far an away the best going! Not OCing, SIS or a VIA wil be fine.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123234
    
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post #4 of 14
I agree. I really liked the NF2 chipsets when I had my socket a. Like the abit nf7...
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post #5 of 14
I agree with The Duke. The best socketA available there on the newegg site would be the EPOX with the nf2 ULTRA 400 chipset.
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post #6 of 14
You definately want an nforce2 chipset. but I have recently purchased the EPOX board off newegg and the first one came DOA. The second came without functioning LAN and the SATA on the southbridge doesnt work either. I just dont feel like wasting another $10 and two weeks to get this one replaced. I've read the reviews on newegg and it seems like these problems are common. But i'll tell you, this board is great for overclocking.
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post #7 of 14
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But is the SiS any better for lite OC'ing than my old VIA was?
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post #8 of 14
SIS don't OC!
    
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post #9 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
SIS don't OC!
Every chipset OC's. My VIA could OC, my friends compy with an SiS 9but its an intel) he can OC. It just can't to heavy OCing. He can only OC his compy 600mhz and my VIA could only OC 800mhz.
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post #10 of 14
Clarifacation... SIS don't OC any or much on AMD systems
    
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