Re: amd 690g chipset
* Valkai Elod <email@example.com> [080312 02:28]:
> There were reports of problems with 4GB of RAM, or some kind of DMA,
> I think. There are some board makers that do not want to release new
> firmware to correct them. Gigabyte seems ok, Asus might be too, but
> check for bios updates.
> I've got a gigabyte board GA-69GM-S2H, there are no issues with the
> chipset, except for a problem with the digital output. It may be only
> my motherboard. Some pixels flicker at resolutions > 1280x1024, but
> only on the digital output (DVI and probably HDMI).
> The video part should work with Catalyst drivers, but I've not been
> able to install it yet (running 64 bit kernel & 32 bit apps).
> If you want the boost of 3D graphics performance, wait for the all-new
> 780G. It's out, with 6xSATA & eSATA and should appear on the market soon.
Thank you for the reply. My desire is for a general-purpose desktop
machine which is faster than an old 1700 MHz Celeron. I do not play
games or watch videos. I use 1280x1024 analogue output.