[SATLUG] Looking for A good MOBO manufacturer

Justin Burdette justin.burdette at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 20:29:49 CDT 2009


On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 20:21, Herb Cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Peter Cross wrote:
>
>> Hey all,
>> Yes it's that guy again asking silly questions....
>>
>> Does anyone run MSI boards? Does linux operate well on this manufacturers
>> boards?
>>
>> I have heard good things about ECS, Asus, and Gigabyte.
>>
>> All comments welcome...
>>
>
> Well Peter you have had some good response and I will just sum it up kinda
> by saying look at the board that serves your needs and is in your price
> range try to price them maxed out cause that is usually best and cheapest
> but not always I do agree w Todd that you are seeing DDR2 mem bout as low as
> it will go and will increase.
>
> Once you have found the 3-4 boards you like best then google those board
> IDs to see what people are saying cause often no amount of testing will show
> a prob then a yr after several thousand of them are in use a prob shows up,
> the solid mfg. Cos will usually honor that kind of problem with replacing
> it. Past that it is a crap shoot, say a prayer and hope for the best.
> lol  and best of luck
> the other hh
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I've never had trouble running MSI boards.
I'm currently running a BioStar board with a dual-core AMD and had no issues
at all with OpenSUSE 11.1. The board I have now is the TF-7025, but I don't
think it's available anymore.

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