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> I'm about to purchase a new system, and was wanting everyone's opinions on
> hardware choices... are there any motherboard brands/models that I should
> stay away from? (Pent. 166 - PPro 200). Also, should I stay away from the
> Triton II chipset? Thanks!

Stay away from the Intel Endeavour!! We have tested 2 of these, with
different SIMM sets and CPU's (P133 and P166), and an IDE-disk, and both
of the boards caused (easily reproducable) severe memory corruption
problems. We replaced it with an ASUS board and those problems were gone.

Someone suggested to use EDO-RAM i.s.o. normal RAM, which we didn't test.

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