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9aad2517 1DragonFly BSD runs on recent PCs supporting the i386 or amd64 (x86_64) microarchitectures.
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3## System Boards and chipsets
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d1f553a8 5Most desktop and server class mainboards using Intel or AMD chipsets are supported; the devices listed in this section are known to run really well with DragonFly BSD.
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7### Desktop boards
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9* Gigabyte UD2H / UD3H series
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11### Server boards
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13Atom boards
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15* Supermicro X7SPA-H
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17Xeon boards
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19* Supermicro X8STi and X8STi-F
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21Opteron boards
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23* Supermicro H8SGL and H8SGL-i boards
24* Supermicro H8QG6, H8QG6-F and H8QG6+-F boards. As of 2011-04-15, there is no working driver for the included SAS adapter
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9aad2517 26## Storage
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10a505aa 28### SATA controllers
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a695acb2 30* Intel ICH7 and more recent chipsets
8ebe7fbb 31* AMD 700-series chipsets
10a505aa 32* Silicon Image 3124/3132 chipsets
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34### SAS RAID controllers
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85a02dfd 36These controllers are able to use both SAS and SATA hard-drives.
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38Devices supported by the mfi(4) driver
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59dece87 40* LSI MegaRAID SAS 8408E
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42Devices supported by the tws(4) driver
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59dece87 44* 3Ware 9750-4i
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9aad2517 46## Networking
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59dece87 48### Gigabit ethernet adapters
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13240e1c 50Devices supported by the em(4) driver:
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52* Intel 82540, 82541ER, 82541PI, 82542, 82543, 82544, 82545, 82546,
5382546EB, 82546GB, 82547
54* Intel 82571, 81572, 82573, and 82574
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13240e1c 56The igb(4) driver provides support for PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet adapters
57based on the Intel 82575 and 82576 Ethernet controller chips.
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13240e1c 59The re(4) driver supports Realtek RTL8169, RTL8169S, RTL8110S, RTL8168S, RTL8111S and RTL8101E ethernet chipsets
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c7fb9615 61## Broken hardware
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9b00f7ea 63The products listed in this section are known to have some serious problems or not work at all with DragonFly BSD.
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b6f85b6d 65* Asus M2N4-SLI: USB is not working on this model