After hours of researches and forum browsing, I came up with 3 motherboards: the Asus a7v333 (a lot of features, very fast), the MSI KT3 Ultra (good overall performance, mid-price range) and the Abit KX7-333 (although not sure about this one, I read it was rock-solid and low priced). I also read that the EPoX 8K5A2+ was great, although it is not available in my region.
I am not planning to overclock a lot. What I'm looking for is mostly stability and speed (of course), and if possible good on-board sound and LAN.
Btw, are all Geforce 4 incompabilities fixed in rev. 2.0 of the GigaByte GA-7VRXP?
Any suggestions or recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
Someone said that nFore ,but almost all the website cosider the KT333 IS the best chipset of AMD.IF I going to buy a KT333 mainboard I choose GA-7VRXP,maybe its expensive but in tomshardwareguide is one of the best mainboard in the test .
1. it has USB2.0
2. it has LAN
3. it has creative 5880 soundcard.
I go for it.
You could buy the msi but it has more chance of crashing compared to the asus. But overall it has a great performance. The asus is stable.
So It`s just a choice of what you want, stable asus, fast msi.
I heard the GigaByte had many problems among users. Something about the power usages of a GF4 Ti... I dunno, if you're gonna get a GF4 Ti, then I'd suggest the EPoX 8K5A2+ or the ASUS A7V333 for features.
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