Which mother board to choose from? (e.g. Abit, Aopen, Asus, Chaintech, Elitegroup, Epox, FIC, Gigabyte, MSI-Microstar, Shuttle, Soyo, Supermicro, Tyan) Which are lemons, which have perfect stability, which provide the best peripherils such as LAN, WiFi, graphics, etc... Is there a consumer reports like selection guide that can help a buyer get the best value?
For AMD A64 I'd consider first tier to be Epox, Abit, DFI, Asus and second tier to be: Soltek, Chaintech, Giga-byte and Asrock. You need to be specific in your requests. What's your budget? What system utilization? Reusing parts from previous system? Give us some details so we can focus our help.