Tyan alternatives cuz their support totally sucks

Ken Gunderson kgunders at teamcool.net
Fri Dec 2 11:44:53 PST 2005

On Fri, 02 Dec 2005 13:57:43 -0500
Nathan Vidican <nvidican at wmptl.com> wrote:

> O. Hartmann wrote:
> >>> Requirements:
> MSI has a server line as well, including 1U bare-bones, motherboards, etc... I 
> have 4 dual AMD Opteron boxes here based on MSI K8Master's ... GREAT board, 
> though must warn they are a bit pricey at ~ $500 - $600 / each, I have them 
> configured with dual 246 cpu's and 4gb ecc registered memory each 
> (coincidentally with 3ware raid cards we've had so many posts in here about lately).

Yes, the Tyan units are great themselves.  The issue is getting support
when you need it. Any feedback about MSI in this regard?

> Knock-on-wood, not a single day/moment's downtime yet attributable to the 
> hardware in these things.

Thanks for the tip- worth investigating.  I'm off to their website

Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

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