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LinuxHardware.org: nForce2 verses KT400: The Linux Question Answered

Jul 14, 2003, 11:30 (3 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Augustus for this link. ]

"There have been a lot of questions from people about whether or not to go with the NVIDIA nForce2 or VIA KT400 chipset for the AMD Athlon XP for Linux. A lot of pros and cons have been presented ranging from the proprietary drivers of the nForce2 verses the open source drivers of the KT400 to the speed advantage of the nForce2 over the KT400. We now will look at the differences of these chipsets with the latest kernel release, 2.4.21. Which chipset will come out on top for AMD Linux users? If you insist on VIA, will you have to wait on the just released KT600 chipset to surface? It's time to answer these questions. This review features the ASUS A7N8X Deluxe (2.0) and the SOYO SY-KT400 DRAGON Ultra (Platinum Edition)..."

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