AMD Athlon64 Mainboard - NOT SPAM: please check it out :)

Chris Rees utisoft at
Thu Dec 23 11:37:15 UTC 2010

On 23 December 2010 08:23, Da Rock
<freebsd-questions at> wrote:
> I know its a little OT, but I'm hunting for a mainboard to plug this CPU
> into and build a file server. So the ideal specs are (and maybe dreaming too
> :) ):
> 184 pin RAM DIMM
> SataIII 4+ ports
> Either onboard or AGP Video
> 2x Gigabit LAN
> Obviously I don't need much RAM, just juice the throughput from the HDD to
> the LAN, and plenty of bandwidth. That said a lot of my specs could be pipe
> dreaming, I know. I'm looking at 3x 2Tb Seagate 64Mb SATAIII's so I'd rather
> not waste it, I'm sure you'd agree.
> I'll be setting up RAID5 in some fashion or other, just still choosing my
> method between ZFS and VINUM or something. So the need for as many SATA
> ports is a must :)
> Any help finding a suitable model would be much appreciated- very hard to
> find anything still in stock. And of course advice will be very welcome :)
> Cheers

I just searched for 754 SATA on

You _are_ dreaming about the 4x SATA though IMO; I'd just get an expansion card.

Or get a cheap bundle with new MB/CPU; it's not always worth salvaging
an old CPU like that.


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