[TriLUG] Re: AMD and reliability
lance at bearcircle.net
Mon Aug 1 15:50:56 EDT 2005
I've been running AMD CPUs for the lsat 4 or 5 years. Only time I've
had an issue was when I bought a cheap-ass PCChips AMD K6 Mobo. Damn
thing never worked right, so I got rid of it and bought an Asus mobo.
Have been running an Asus A7S333 with an Athlon 2000 in it for the last
3 years or so without issue.
I'd like to move up to a 64 bit system next time I rebuild my desktop at
Greg Brown wrote:
> Has anyone on the list has the same misfortune with AMD that I have
> had? Perhaps I am returning too quickly to the comfortable world of
> The opinion of the masses seem to be that, yes, I am the expection to
> the rule with the problems I have had with AMD processors. I would
> like to go the 64 bit route and I like dual core chips.
> I guess I am looking for an opinions. If price where not an issue
> would you build an AMD system or an Intel system. The OS I will
> likely use is Debian Sarge. The machine will be a server (i.e.
> doesn't need pretty graphics, will likely spent most of it's time
> chugging along at run level 3 in CLI mode). With this kind of system
> requirements in mind what would you build?
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