[linux-audio-dev] Re: [linux-audio-user] regarding mobos and CPUs

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Thu May 6 14:30:14 UTC 2004

Same here - Athlon XP on old mobo.


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 09:20, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 10:44:13 -0400, Dave Phillips wrote:
> > Greetings:
> > 
> >  A client has asked me to get some opinions regarding AMD CPUs and 
> > recommended motherboards. He's planning to replace an SMP system that 
> > has apparently never worked quite right. He doesn't want another SMP 
> > mobo, and a friend is advising him to go with a uniprocessor system 
> > built around a recent AMD CPU. The recent JACK problem with AMD CPUs was 
> > a revelation for me: I'd never had any problems with AMD chips, but now 
> > I'm feeling reluctant to recommend them. Am I just being paranoid, or 
> > are there  particular reasons to go with Intel instead of AMD ? My 
> > client is considering a P4 instead of the AMD, hence this infoquest...
> What AMD problem? I run jack on an Athlon XP daily without probems.
> The mobo is quite old, so the model is probably not a helpful
> recommnedation though.
> - Steve

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