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Old 05-22-2008, 02:30 PM   #1
WhiteEclipse
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Which AM2 mobo?

I have been having some stability issues lately (discussed in another thread). I have reason to believe that the mobo may be slowly dying under the stress of the am2 6400+.

There are so many nvidia and amd chipsets, which have people had luck with? From some reading, it seems that many nvidia chipsets have weird quirks, but AMD/ATI boards have weak southbridges.

The three things I am most concerned with:

1) stability
2) passive cooling
3) price - probably $125 max, maybe $150 if it is really worth it.

SLI, extreme overclocking are not necessary.
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Old 06-10-2008, 09:40 PM   #2
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Re: Which AM2 mobo?

Pretty much any 780/790 full-ATX board will do fine. Micro-ATX boards have had issues support CPUs with higher power draws, like the 6400+.
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