peter at farrows.org
Tue Oct 4 15:19:03 UTC 2005
Often had issues with S-M boards, they are tuned to get the best
benchmark results which in my experience made them less reliable. Asus
boards go a similar route to..
My firm favourite, through experience alone, is MSI..
Sam Drinkard wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience with Super-Micro brand motherboards //
> dual Xeon cpu's? Had to swap out my Tyan piece of junk and going back
> with the S-M board. I believe it has similar north/southbridge chips
> on it -- at least they are the intel MCH ICH5R and PXH plus the
> 82546GB. One area that the Tyan board was seriously lacking in was in
> the hardware monitoring department. The S-M board uses a winbond
> 83627HF chip. Another area I'm wondering about is with the SATA
> controller. Supposedly the ICH5R supports Raid 0, 1, and JBOD's, but
> does CentOS handle the sata raid without difficulty?
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