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Re: AMD 64 3400+ processor - OT - Linux Chipsets
On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 08:21:29AM -0600, NZG wrote:
> On Tuesday 04 January 2005 07:00 pm, Steven Pritchard wrote:
> > If this box is going to run Linux, make sure you get a motherboard
> > with a VIA chipset.
> VIA, really? What's so great about them?
> VIA stuff always seems to be broken in Linux, which I can understand
> since the engineers at VIA are such complete jerks about releasing
> their datasheets to anyone but Microsoft(In my experience).
I don't think VIA has been a problem for almost 5 years. (I know it
has been >3 anyway.)
> You don' t think Intel chipsets are superior?
Intel doesn't make chipsets for AMD processors. :-)
For AMD processors, you have a choice between VIA, NVIDIA, ATI, and
SiS. AMD made chipsets for a while, but I think they've stopped now.
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