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Re: [vox-tech] Hardware Recommendations?



> On Friday 07 May 2004 10:07 pm, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> > What is the most stable motherboard currently used for Linux?  That is,
> > if someone were building a computer, what motherboard would you
> > recommend?
> 
> Beats me, there are so many great choices.  But I have come
> to like Asus boards for consistently good performance and
> reliability.

I have always had an affinity for Soyo boards and Asus has been alright also.

> > What is better for Linux, an AMD chip or a Pentium 4?
> 
> They all work perfectly.
> 
> I am not as enamored of the hyperthreading P-4's as some
> are.  The performace benefit is marginal (15% or so), and
> Linux will recognize it as a dual CPU which makes things a
> bit more complicated.

How is it complicated? I have a P4 w/HT - works great! - what is
complicated about that?


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