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2. Basic System Board Setup > 11. Step Away from the Legacy Device

Step Away from the Legacy Device

As the Borg proclaim in many Star Trek episodes, “Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.” So will you find emphasis on moving PC I/O capabilities and devices as far away as possible from legacy technology. ISA technology is bigger, bulkier, and fraught with more configuration complexities and conflicts than the vendors and their support people ever imagined, and it’s been more than a bit frustrating for millions of PC users as well. The best way to avoid the rest of this chapter and a lot of frustration and to gain a lot of performance and reliability is to disconnect, remove, disable, and replace all of your legacy devices with PCI, PCI-X, AGP, USB, or IEEE-1394 products.


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