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    Best skt A mobo with onboard gfx

    The subject line pretty much explains my dilemma really. I need a socket A mobo with onboard graphics thats going to be v stable at standard settings (ie no OC planned).

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    Abit NF7-M?

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    I had an MSI K7N2G-ILSR for a while, it was stable with the right RAM ... it doesn't like TwinMOS, Generic, Corsair etc. you need basically WinBond or Buffalo!

    I would guess this is for a server project, hence the stablilty?
    If so I would seriously concider an Intel based system (Xeon ideally) ... would offer more stablilty for that kind of thing!

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    nope, not a server, but a pc for my brother. no gaming, so i was heading for onboard gfx.
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    Just get a good board and a Radeon 7500 or something.

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    Originally posted by Caged
    Just get a good board and a Radeon 7500 or something.
    I was thinking that ... and it works out cheaper!

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    abit nf7? whats the difference between the nf7 and the nf7-s?
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    The NF7 http://web6.scan.co.uk/Products/Info.asp?WPID=51444
    The NF7-S http://web6.scan.co.uk/Products/Info.asp?WPID=60318
    Basicly the NF7-S is the deluxe version, with all the extras like SATA RAID, Dual DDR Controllers, and Firewire ports
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    Heh, I was going to ask what minimum spec you wanted? I'm in the process (see my posted thread) of getting a nice new PC and will be stripping my GeForce FX 5600 off of my old beast to sell seperately.
    It's a ASUS A7N266-E nForce mobo (32Mb GeForce MX???) with 2x512MB PC2100 and an AMD Athlon XP 1700+.
    Is that the sort of thing you are looking for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by unrealrocks
    I was thinking that ... and it works out cheaper!
    An NF7-M is under £60 incl. VAT (£58 @Scan, £56 at Dabs) - hard to buy a decent board & an AGP card cheaper than that surely?

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    Abit NF7-M on bargain basement at Aria for £41. Just got a couple of Asus A7N8X-VM's from Dabs for £27.50 each off their b -list (both new with all the bits) which was a good deal. You can't go wrong with one of those.

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