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loppdawg69

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Friend is thinking of upgrading his comp...he will definetly be using an AMD probably XP 2000+. What are your guys thoughts on choice of motherboard. Gaming/application system, im an Asus man but to many out there with SOYO and MSI etc. Whats your guys thoughts.
 
#2
I'd go with a top end soyo dragon...it's a sweet board, been out there long enough that the bugs are worked out, and it's one of the tops in performance
 
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DarkSiege

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ASUS boards are pretty good too....It depends on your friend and how much he wants to spend on it...
 
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pc_tek

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im an asus a7 series man myself. The soyo dragon is a nice board. I just built a machine with an MSI k7t266 pro2 board. It was nice but the AMI bios in it isnt compatible with the GeForce4 series video cards yet. (found out the hard way).

I am not one for built on components, but if i am not mistakin, the dragon has a nice sound system built on. The MSI uses the 97 shtuff. It isnt that good.
 
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ZipTriX

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What kind of video card does he have? Soyo Dragon has some issues with some Geforce 3 ti500 cards. That is why I went with the Asus A7V266E.
 
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For me it is the...

My choice has to the the epox 8kha+ got it as soon as it came out,up and running straight out of the box rock solid stable board running at 155mhz without 1 error in XP can push even more,and you can now pick it up cheap for around £85,also works fine with my asus g3 which has had problems with abit boards ie.not detecting during bios(no responses please i tried everything!)
 
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MiseryQ

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#10
NOT MSI that's for sure...

I'm hearing good thing about the Epox BonyTony mentioned and the Shuttle AK35GTR...
 

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