View Full Version : SiS or Intel Chipset

15-08-2002, 12:14 PM
Hello all,
I'm getting a new puter soon and wondering what motherboard to get, i am thinking about an Asus one, but i don't know which chipset to get. SiS is a lot cheaper and has a heap more functions, Intel is expensive and does nothing much.
What would you ppl sugest?? Sis or Intel?
Thanks a heap
- David

15-08-2002, 05:41 PM
Both make good chipsets because they are stable. If you want really really stable go with Intel.

15-08-2002, 06:03 PM
If you are planning of sticking with integrated graphics stay away from SIS. All of the SIS graphics chips I've used have been slow and had really crap drivers.

15-08-2002, 06:07 PM
Not true, I got a new motherboard with the 717 chipset i think, I can do games just lovely. Crashes, nope, not really


15-08-2002, 07:29 PM
i've got an intel chipset, just be sure to keep the drivers for the onboard chipset, cos if u reinstall then generic drivers will be used by windows. intel is alright but not too flashy.

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15-08-2002, 09:30 PM
Hmmmmm, after some consideration I think i'll go with the SiS chipset, i'm getting a GF4, and SiS is heaps cheaper and does a whole lot more, i like the look of the new SiS chipset with USB 2, 333mhz DDR etc, thanks for the help
- David

16-08-2002, 01:35 PM
I've heard that the SiS caused windows XP to crash a bit, anyone know if this is true??
- David