[mythtv-users] Recommendation for motherboard

Philippe Demartin philippe at demartinenchile.com
Sat Sep 11 23:28:50 UTC 2010


On Thursday 09 September 2010 18:19:31 Brian Wood wrote:
> On Thursday, September 09, 2010 03:07:43 pm Kevin Ross wrote:
> >   On 09/09/2010 01:54 PM, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> > > "Kevin Ross" wrote:
> > >> The nice thing about Asus motherboards is that there is an ACPI driver
> > >> for lm-sensors:
> > >> 
> > >> $ sensors
> > >> atk0110-acpi-0
> > >> Adapter: ACPI interface
> > >> Vcore Voltage:      +1.16 V  (min =  +0.80 V, max =  +1.60 V)
> > >> 
> > >>    +3.3 Voltage:      +3.12 V  (min =  +2.97 V, max =  +3.63 V)
> > >>    +5 Voltage:        +4.80 V  (min =  +4.50 V, max =  +5.50 V)
> > >>    +12 Voltage:      +11.87 V  (min = +10.20 V, max = +13.80 V)
> > >> 
> > >> CPU FAN Speed:     1622 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> > >> CHASSIS1 FAN Speed:   0 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> > >> POWER FAN Speed:      0 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> > >> CPU Temperature:    +36.0C  (high = +60.0C, crit = +95.0C)
> > >> MB Temperature:     +39.0C  (high = +45.0C, crit = +95.0C)
> > > 
> > > That is nice!  Do all Asus motherboards have that capability?
> > > 
> > > -b
> >  
> >  From the lm-sensors.org website:
> > "If you have an Asus motherboard, chances are good there is an ACPI
> > interface to read your sensors"
> > 
> > http://www.lm-sensors.org/wiki/FAQ/Chapter3#Mysensorshavestoppedworkingin
> > ke rnel2.6.31
> > 
> > So the official answer is "chances are good". :)
> > 
> > All I can say is it works on both of my Asus systems (P5QL PRO and
> > EeeBox)
> 
> Every one I have tried has worked.
> 
> M3N78-VM:
> 
> # sensors
> atk0110-acpi-0
> Adapter: ACPI interface
> Vcore Voltage:     +1.14 V  (min =  +0.80 V, max =  +1.80 V)
>  +3.3 Voltage:     +3.30 V  (min =  +2.97 V, max =  +3.63 V)
>  +5 Voltage:       +5.02 V  (min =  +4.50 V, max =  +5.50 V)
>  +12 Voltage:     +11.91 V  (min = +10.20 V, max = +13.80 V)
> CPU FAN Speed:    3770 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> CHASSIS FAN Speed:2257 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> POWER FAN Speed:     0 RPM  (min =  600 RPM)
> CPU Temperature:   +41.0C  (high = +60.0C, crit = +95.0C)
> MB Temperature:    +33.0C  (high = +45.0C, crit = +95.0C)
> 
> Nice board, has VGA, DVI and HDMI video outputs, SPDIF header and supports
> AM2+ Phenom quad-core CPUs.
> 
> Not using it for Myth though.
> 
> Asus makes nice mobos, I try to stick with them as much as I can.

I love also the cool and quiet asus board, silent witout a tweak, just set it 
up in the bios, no need to manage the fan in the OS
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