I hope someone can help me out here with this. I looking to get a new cpu and motherboard and am very much drawn to the AMD Thunderbird 1 gig. I'm not much into computers expect for that i want a damn good one. It's between a P3 866 or AMD Tbird. And if the Thunderbird is reliable, what about the motherboard issues. The price is right but, i've been hearing how it's unstable and that it eats power like a motha. P3 are cool and it's stable....... basically i want a cpu and motherboard that won't crash or freeze up constantly. Or if anyone could recommend a good combo for the AMD Tbirds and mothersboards, it would be apprieciated.