Mainboard for amd64 (and some other questions)

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Thu Nov 3 11:16:42 PST 2005

Roland Smith píše v čt 03. 11. 2005 v 20:13 +0100:
> On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 06:40:05PM +0100, Felix 'buebo' Kakrow wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm looking for a Mainboard for an amd64 desktop machine. I know the  
> > list of supported mainboards on and I'f tried to find a  
> > something with google, but the combination of PCI-Express and fully  
> > (or even mostly) supported seems to be very hard to find.
> AFAIK, FreeBSD nor Xorg supports PCI-Express yet.

The happy existence of a PCI-Express based Geforce card in my coworker's
FreeBSD workstation would suggest otherwise.

> > Iam looking for board with a fast chipset (something like the  
> > nForce4), SATA, gigabit ethernet and sound on-board supported in  
> > RELENG-6.
> Avoid nForce chipsets; they don't work well with most free OS/s.

Avoid nForce 2 and 3 series. nForce 4 seems to be quite okay.

> > Can anybody recommend a mainboard?
> Anything with a VIA K8T800 will work well. I've used an MSI NEO FSR
> (MS-6702) and a Asus A8V DeLuxe, and they both work.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
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