[SATLUG] Looking for A good MOBO manufacturer

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 22:22:30 CDT 2009


very good advice Todd.  I made that same mistake with SDRAM and it ended up
costing me a fortune to max out later too! c

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 7:30 PM, redpill <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> I have used Asus MoBo's for about five years or so and have been
> generally satisfied.  That said you should take into consideration the
> type of memory your gonna get for it.  My recommendation is that if you
> go for a DDR2 mobo then go a head a max out the memory now while DDR2
> prices are low.  As DDR3 prices have dropped real low (around $70 for 4
> gigs on newegg) you can expect for DDR2 prices to begin to climb as
> manufactures switch over their production to DDR3.  reason why I say
> this is that I made this very mistake with DDR when DDR2 was coming out.
> So when I got around to maxing out that board I paid about $85 more then
> if I had maxed out the board when I first bought it.
>
> happy hunting
> Todd
>
> On Thu, 2009-09-03 at 17:32 -0500, 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...
> >
> > --
> > Cheers!
> >
> > Peter J. Cross
> > San Antonio, TX
> >
> > "Experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions"
> > -James Madison, Federalist Paper No. 51
> >
> > Please consider the environment before printing this email
>
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