Daily Archives: May 3, 2002

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Sigh…DOA motherboard

So, I was going to upgrade my casual/gaming system, because the PIII motherboard was never all that stable. So I ordered a nice new Asus Athlon motherboard with 4 USB2 ports, 333Mhz DDR memory, etc. Wouldn’t you know it, the motherboard was DOA? Perhaps I’ve been lucky with all the systems I’ve built – I built a dual-Athlon MP server most recently with an Asus motherboard – but this is the first one that I had a defective part. Continue reading