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Help with Mobo selection, please

By Xenix
Oct 29, 2003
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  1. willyreceda

    willyreceda TS Rookie

    hi everybody,

    i'm planning to buy an athlon XP 1800 or 2200.

    mobo available here are MSI and Asus for the reliable brands, ECS Jetway and Asrock.

    Asus A7333 SiS745
    Asus A7S266VM SiS740
    Asus A7N266VM nForce
    Asus A7V8X-MX KM400
    Asus A78X-X KT400
    Asus A7V8X KT400

    MSI KT2Combo KT266
    MSI 745 Ultra SiS745
    MSI746F-Ultra SiS746
    MSI 6380 K7T266
    MSI K7N Delta-L nForce2
    MSI K7N Delta-ILSR nForce2
    MSI K7N420 Pro GF2
    MSI KT4 Ultra-BSR bluetooth
    MSI KT$AV KT400AV
    and so and so

    which one would be the best?

    thanks!
  2. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,268

    I would recommend a A7N266VM nForce...I don't have good experience with the VIA KT400 chipset
    anyway, it would be better if you can get hold of a ASUS nForce 2 if your budget permits. ASUS has always been known be rock solid and stable.
  3. willyreceda

    willyreceda TS Rookie

    ok thanks a lot
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