[mythtv-users] Are VIA chipsets still a no-no?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 17:39:20 UTC 2009
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> On Wed, February 25, 2009 8:53 am, John Drescher wrote:
>> Get an ASUS M2N or M3N or even the newest ATI chipset boards. Stay
>> very far from VIA.
> I've been running on an M2N-SLI deluxe and it's incredibly stable. There
> is a minor issue with the 2nd ethernet port, but the board has taken
> everything I've thrown at it. It runs 11 hard drives, 3 video cards, a
> PCI tuner, an HDHR, a slew of keyboards, mice, and DVD players, and serves
> as the primary BE/FE for the house, as well as my webserver for 3
> By far the best non-server-class mobo for server use that I've found. :-)
I have that mobo at work in several servers serving 4 to 7 TB software
raid 6 over a gigabit network.
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