the primary circuit board of a personal computer, containing the circuitry for the central processing unit, keyboard, mouse and monitor, together with slots for other devices (noun)
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Is there any other kind of test we can do to determine if the motherboard is non-functional (which seems rather likely at this point)?
Yes the ATOM motherboard is a touch less powerful than many dual and quad core processors, but when you use a Linux OS with a gig of ram the tiny ATOM will surprise you.
It was sad because the front audio jack for headphones also did it, thus the motherboard is flawed in design.
It didn’t help that I have to jumper my drives to run at SATA 1 speeds instead of SATA 2: my ASUS P4C800-E deluxe motherboard is old enough that it will not recognize a SATA 2 drive, and without a PCI-E slot there’s as far as I can tell no point in getting a new sata drive controller card.
It had a 2006-vintage Celeron D motherboard, which is more than fast enough for the jobs that the server has to perform.