[mythtv-users] OT: Confused between geforce 8200 and 8300 IGPs motherboards
philwild at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 11:23:47 UTC 2009
2009/3/25 Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org>:
>> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
>>> I've been looking for an upgrade of my trusty SD spec'ed Via Epia
>>> frontend and have been checking out Asus AMD motherboards. Many
>>> seen to be confused as to which are full sized ATX and which are
>>> As far as I can see the
>>> M3N-H/HDMI is full sized, uses the 8300 and can map 512M of video memory
>>> M3N78 PRO same
>>> M3N78VM is uATX, uses 8200 and can map 256M of video memory
I purchased the M3N78-EM, specifically chasing the 8300 chipset. I am
no longer using the onboard graphics and purchased an 8400GS MSI card.
I could never get rid of the occasional jerky playback, no matter what
I have had better results after installing the graphics card.
A BIOS upgrade was required to gain access to 512MBytes of shared memory.
I have yet to be able to get suspend to work properly as well, after
waking up, I can no longer re-initialise the network interface but
have not had time to dig into why...
However, your mileage may vary as others seem to have had success with
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