nForce vs Via...CHIPSETS

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  1. DamnHippie

    DamnHippie New Member

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    im building a gaming comp and im not sure why type of mobo to get. I hear the nf4 is pretty damn buggy and has lots of compatabilty problems with ram...so, eh...
     
  2. Rob

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    My last mobo had a via chipset and had weird IDE problems. My current setup is an nforce board and has been rock solid. :dunno:

    Everyone's mileage will vary.
     
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    N-Force. i had a nforce 2 and now i have a nforce 3. damn good chip sets. would never go to via for anything.
     
  4. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    I agree with mordaine. I've setup 5 different nforce systems. Ranging from the original nforce to nforce 4. Never had a single problem with any of them.

    I've owned one 2 via boards, one was decent, however the other was complete crap. The onboard sound and LAN didn't work. And it was the worse overclocking board in history.
     
  5. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    I've never used Nvidia motherboard chipsets but I've used several VIA over the years and NEVER again. They suck.
     
  6. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    VIA is great for those on a tight/low budget who want something that work, and arn't worried about performance
     
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    nForce4 is not at all buggy. Its been a VERY stable platform since it was launched last year. Thats why all of the best boards are using it. VIA's K8T890 chipset is also incompatible with the Dual Core CPUs -- which is fucking rediculous.

    nForce all the way...
     

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