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Intel S3210SHLX
4.8 out of 10

Intel S3210SHLX

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Reviews and Problems with Intel S3210SHLX

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Overall 2
2.0

D.O.A

Todd D., Newegg
20 March 2009
Overall 8
8.0

Shocking Surprise

Anonymous, Newegg
2 October 2008
  • Pros: Excellent entry level board with 6 port SATA but....
  • Cons: One big surprise. no IDE port. So if you are not planning to use IDE go for it however keep in imnd that if you want to use serial CD/DVD drive you will nto be able to use on board RAID capabilities. BIOS update didnt help
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Entry-Level Server MoBo

Caroline H., Newegg
8 August 2008
  • Summary: They mean technical when they say technical manual. It has everything you need to know about the motherboard.
  • Pros: Very very well documented, but you have to get the manual online. Bios upgrading is VERY easy thanks to EFI. Just get a USB drive, format it to FAT16, load the files on, turn off computer, plug in usb, turn it on and go to the bios and enter the EFI shell and it takes about 2-3 minutes. I had a B...
  • Cons: Since the processor socket is rotated 45 degrees, most aftermarket cooling wont work. I bought a zalman and got it to work, but it is a bit crooked but the cooling is still fine. I had to sacrifice the 16x pci express port though. You CAN NOT over clock at all, period. I was a bit disappointed by...
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Overall 10
10

Nice Server Board

Zachary Z., Newegg
10 July 2008
  • Summary: Zalman 9700 HSF fits fine...
  • Pros: This board is great for Windows Server. I happen to be using this as a tricked out Windows Home Server. Running a T7200 Core 2 Duo just fine.
  • Cons: Takes forever to post, but that is the nature of server boards.
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Overall 2
2.0

No direct support from INTEL and does not support RAID adapters I tried

E. Reynolds, Amazon
7 January 2008
  • Summary: This is supposed to be a server class motherboard, but it does not work with the two different RAID adapters I purchased unless you disable the on-Board SATA/RAID, which then makes it not see the SATA DVD and there is no IDE on the board. It also did not see some of the other cards I tried with it.
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