AM3+ v FM2 motherboard

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have always tried to use motherboards with on-board graphics so that when my graphics card fails I can fall back on the on-board one. On average a m/b seems to outlive 2 graphics cards. I am about to order a new m/b because mine will not boot with a graphics card fitted, although the card works OK on another PC. I prefer AMD systems for their performance to price ratio and Asus boards for their quality. However it now seems that to get on-board graphics I must get an FM2 socket m/b with the graphics on the ALU. I will still fit an external graphics card. Currently I have a GF8400 which wi (HowTos)