[linux-audio-user] Motherboard recommendation?

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Sun Jan 18 12:29:30 EST 2004

Joe Button wrote:
> Hi.
> Can anyone recommend a motherboard for Linux / multimedia? Probably mostly 
> Ardour and + some softsynths. I have a P4 2.4Gb / Socket 478 I'd like to put 
> in it.
> As an aside, are dual mobos considered a good idea for realtime stuff these 
> days? Just asking out of interest, don't think I'm going to get one this time 
> around.

if you can afford one, smp machines perform excellently for audio tasks, 
as most of them are multi-threaded and make full use of both cpus.

the downsides are, they are still somewhat expensive, and you will have 
one extra fan and probably a noisier power supply.

"I never use EQ, never, never, never. I previously used to use mic
positioning but I've even given up on that too."
	- Jezar on http://www.audiomelody.com

Jörn Nettingsmeier
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