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Question re: Nebula DigiTV

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by probedb, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. probedb

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    They say that Silicon Image SATA controllers cause problems by hogging resources on the PCI bus, is this true ?

    I've never heard of any problems with anything else like this ?

    Cheers !
     
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    thanks very much :)

    so it seems there maybe a fix too. they also seem to think it's only silicon image controllers that cause problems, i guess i'll have to wait till i get my htpc with an athlon64 chipset, hopefuly nforce4 which has it's own sata controllers that aren't silicon image :)
     
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    I should stress that it's not all SI controllers - I've got 2 SATA drives in RAID 0 using an onboard controller and a PCI Nebula card. It works a treat for me - and always has!

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    what motherboard do you have ? i've got an asus a7n8x deluxe with a sil 3112 controller ?
     
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    It's a Gigabyte GA-7VAXP Ultra with the 3112 SATARaid onboard controller.

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    thanks for the reply, i might take the chance in that case :)
     

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