My personal statement is, the 745 is indeed the most compatible and stable socket 462 chipset there is.
I own an MSI 745 Ultra and have had no problems.
The nForce 2 board offers better performance, but compatibility wise it gets its butt kicked.
I've never seen any reviews or articles (aside from a few benchmarks) on the AMD Irongate 760 chipset, I suppose it is possbile it could be equally compatible.
Chipsets from ALi and VIA suffer from stability issues.
Similar to AMD, I can't speak of possible chipsets from ATI.
Benchmarks don't lie :-)