View Full Version : VIA motherboard chipsets: Stable?
I'm buying the following components for a much needed upgrade:
1GB PC5300 RAM
Asus P5VD2-VM motherboard
Is the motherboard, based on a VIA P4M900 chipset, stable? Are there any known problems I should be aware of?
02-12-07, 09:10 AM
not sure about the excactly chip, but in general via are horrible
02-12-07, 10:32 AM
The K8T800/800Pro/890 were solid.
Don't know about the new stuff though.
02-12-07, 10:44 AM
Well the chipsets are OK'ish but I am sure they lack good preformance in IDE, Sata and USB.
Hmmm, okay. Thanks for the replies. My current motherboard has a five year old VIA chipset I believe so I'm sure the performance of the IDE, Sata and USB will be as fast, if not faster.
02-12-07, 12:22 PM
I have never had any problems with VIA chipsets or have I noticed any performance losses. They have always seemed to work great for me....
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