It's posted 4 times because I had the 3 cross-reference boxes checked. When I hit post it just said "harware group... not valid." So I went back and unchecked it, posted, and it said the same thing... three times. It never said "your post was successfully posted" until after unchecking all the boxes.
I didn't like it either. And in fact I've already notified the mod and asked him to take the three down.
Now then... then it's true that people without on-board 1394 have no problem running 1394 pci cards?
Yes, most do have 1394, but the more affordable ASUS ones I mentioned do not.
I was considering the Abit crossfire board, but I'm leary because they were bought out and recently discontinued many new boards, so they might not do many BIOS updates. It's said they are going to more networking type stuff.