The arm on the socket is metal rather than plastic, which I appreciate. Jun 7, Posts: After a couple weeks of looking around, I decided on this board from Newegg. Fancy LED’s show 4 red dots, indicating a “cpu” error. USB Wi-Fi adapter could be used. I’m not sure I am losing a lot, but buyer beware.

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Originally Posted by 3dBdown. Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

I may try my Crucial, but dunno if it’s worth it or not. DRAM voltage is pumped and my su0er-cheap memory is stable at 2. Does that compare with your on-board NIC using lspci?

Aimlessly adrift on a sea of documentation, searching for a rock to finally wreck upon Distribution: It figured out the pc just fine though so I’m not sure what the deal with the chip was.

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Find More Posts by SgC. I will try it out and post the results later. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The northbridge is passively cooled, so there’s no 40mm screamer in your case. jt4av


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It came with a panel for all the ports in back, which is nice, since with the 4 USB and 1 RJ ports crammed back there, the one that came with my case wasn’t cutting it. For lwn advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

It’s that little extra bit msu sturdiness that ensures you won’t for whatever reason get a chip stuck in the socket. Arch, Gentoo, Slackware Posts: Originally Posted by SgC.

After a couple weeks of looking around, I decided on this board from Newegg. Kavasa Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Originally Posted by andrewthomas.


This is fine for ms hard drives, but the connector for the optical drives is actually below the hard disk connector. My radeon and soundblaster slid into their slots easily but snugly, as did my ram.

And I wanted it cheap. I tested the internal USB header by plugging my mouse into it and it worked fine, as did the 4 ports in back. Overall, I’d certainly recommend this board to anyone looking to move up to a better chip on a budget, as well as maximize the potential of everything they’ve got. There are two three-pin fan headers on the board, and if like me you use the second for your exhaust fan, you’ll have the stretch the lead. Hard disks freezing in MDK 9.


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lqn Fancy LED’s show 4 red dots, indicating a “cpu” error. There’s plenty of room around the socket, unlike the previous two boards I’ve owned.

For wi-fi, I used a USB adaptor. Can anyone suggest how I can solve the LAN card detection problem? I guess my warning is this Feb 8, Posts: I don’t really see reviews posted here ever, but I wanted to talk about my new toy, so here I am. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.