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Re: Motherboard recommendations?
On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 08:14:26AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Shutting down due to overheating sounds like a problem with the CPU and fans,
> or lack of fans, rather than the motherboard as such.
Thanks. I tried several things to isolate the cause, but never suspected
the CPU. I think I'll give that a try before purchasing a new motherboard.
Fan is alright, tried replacing also.
> Be sure you have a good CPU fan and case fans.
> I don't think Intel makes motherboards any more, but I assume you mean
> compatible with Intel CPU as opposed to AMD.
Right, I meant intel chipset and CPU. Intel motherboards are still
available in the market, though due to Intel's exit from the space, I
don't think I'd prefer those.
> I have two MSI motherboards. If I were shopping for a motherboard again, I'd
> look to MSI, Asus or ASRock but have unfavorable experience with Gigabyte.
> Be sure to check the specifications in detail on the manufacturer's website.
> Look for UEFI as opposed to legacy BIOS, and USB 3.0, supported in Linux and
> FreeBSD, may be up and coming in NetBSD as I can see looking at
> NetBSD-current kernel configs.
Thanks, those are valuable inputs.
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