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7.4 out of 10

SuperMicro H8SMI-2

The H8SMi-2 motherboard is based on the nVidia MCP55 Pro chipset Read more

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Overall 10
10

Easy installation and configuration.

jazy01, Ebay
1 week ago
  • Summary: Excellent board for use as a small business server or home computer project. This board does require some additional downloading of drivers for Windows Vista and above. Not a problem for moderately experienced computer hobbyist or IT professional.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent replacement for that AM2 processor just sitting around.

madesoldiercow, Ebay
9 June 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this motherboard to replace one that was zapped by lightning. With an older dual core AMD AM2 socket processor that still worked great, I didn't want to spend too much money. I literally transferred the RAM, processor, heatsink & fan, hard drives, optical drives, ATI Radeaon video card, USB and e-SATA PCI cards, and with a fresh install of 64bit Windows 8, works perfect, especially with four RAM slots to stuff an easy and cheap 4GBs of DDR2RAM on the board...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Motherboard, strong, and fast! Several options for user set-up.

blackmagnumgt, Ebay
9 May 2014
  • Summary: The price on the older dual cores has gone down, and was looking for a cheap motherboard, for fun really. Use as a server in my house computer network. All my machines are Windows 7. I was shocked that the chipset isn't supported for 7, but that really only affected the VGA on the motherboard. I did have another card so this wasn't a problem. I like the 4 Ram sockets, and the multiple slots for my tv tuner, graphics card, sound card, usb, and so on.
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Overall 10
10

buy a sound card but has two working ethernet ports so you can make a vpn.

mshabazz, Ebay
13 February 2014
  • Summary: I was scared for a bit because the onboard vga didn't work even after i set the jumper but I could have been hasty and got impatient. I used my hdmi to vga adapter on hdmi port on video card and voila the lights came on and I was running. Works fine after that and using old case's jumpers was a little annoying but other than that solid solid mobo. Couldn't be happier for the time being.
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Overall 10
10

Good project from start to finish!

frank_kowalski2000, Ebay
28 January 2013
  • Summary: When I used this board to assemble an entire computer, and on top of that install Windows 7 64-bit, from start to finish there was not a single problem. I think this mainboard is great, it works so well, and is mostly inexpensive. SuperMicro is a good name, and they named this as a high performance gaming workstation(perhaps in its time it was...), and the Opteron 1000 series of AMD CPUs are very efficient.
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Overall 10
10

No problem board from start to finish.

frank_kowalski2000, Ebay
11 January 2012
  • Summary: When I used this board to assemble an entire computer, and on top of that install Windows 7 64-bit, from start to finish there was not a single problem. I think this mainboard is great, it works so well, and is mostly inexpensive. SuperMicro is a good name, and they named this as a high performance gaming workstation(perhaps in its time it was...), and the Opteron 1000 series of AMD CPUs are very efficient.
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