Whats this? Would it have killed someone to show off a real board for AMD board? Or done 2 for each (2 intel, 2 AMD). The AMD board there must have been displayed only due to price, or to knock AMD (like it is antiquated or something). Ok, my b!tchfest is over...
This should be called "Two Intel Motherboards...and, oh yeah, an AMD starter board." I guess Intel must have pulled their usual tactics and threatened to make all their customers pull any advertising if AMD was presented as more than an afterthought. As for Gigabyte, I have never used any of their products. I DO know I have had great success with ABIT motherboards, and would recommend them to anyone for their quality, stability, and overclocking abilities.
There are STILL a lot of PCI and "AGP" interfaces out there. What do they think? That we're just going to dump all of our AGP equipment to meet their requirements? Get real folks, we're being manipulated beyond belief provided we're naive enough to fall for it. Which I would hope we are not. These should be treated in the same manner as VISTA and recognized for what they truly are, instead of jumping on the Hype Bandwagon. PCI, Everything may be the new way,however it is not necessarily the better way. Regards Aaron
I wonder why you are so hot on Gigabyte motherboards when they don't stand by their product warranty? I have burned my fingers a few times. All they do is give you a runaround until the warranty period is over. Even their headquarters in Taiwan take it lightly and don't pay heed to end users. Not again in this lifetime. Now I am an out & out fan of MSI. Never had a SINGLE problem in last 7 years. May be 2-5 % slower than a Gigabyte or Asus but reliability, stability & LONGEVITY are paramount in books.
I'm looking at a new mobo and want DDR2 as well as DDR3 and thought I missed this one when I was looking. Are you sure it has DDR2 support? Looking at Gigabyte's site they say DDR3 only.