Quoting Paul Reilly <paulr at maths.tcd.ie>:
>> Has anyone on the list tried out the new socket 754 motherboards with
> AMD-64 chips yet? What have your experiences been like?
>> I'm looking for a new motherboard with SATA, dual LAN, but I'm not sure
> whether to stick to an Athlon XP or think about a Athlon 64. Is it too
> early from a Linux POV to go with Athlon 64?
> Irish Linux Users' Group
If your not in too much of a rush to upgrade may I suggest that you wait for
PCI Express to be readily available, since it is currently replacing PCI as the
main peripherial I/O system bus for probably the next 10 years.
Most of the new hardward that will appear on the market from about 3-6 months
on will probably mainly for this, as a result your going to have problems with
upgrading anything using this bus including graphics cards since this will also
replace the existing AGP technology.
Most new graphics being release have been designed with this in might and as a
result won't need any major redesigning when they switch over to releasing them
for PCI Express.
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