This one is tough. Yesterday I got in my first batch of Intel DG35EC motherboards. In all very nice until I loaded XP. The problem has to have something to do with the refresh rate on the on-board video adapter. I am using the HD-15 Analog. Not the DVI-D. Edges of radio buttons flicker, the address bar in IE 6 has flickering lines through it, nothing real sever but very noticeable. Even when installing XP it gets to the point where the GUI takes over and everything is flickering.
I have called Intel and they are absolutely no help. I asked them about the problem with some PATA DVD/CD Rom drives with this board and they didn't even acknowledge it existed even though it is plastered all over the internet.
I have cracked open 3 of these motherboards and the all do the same thing. Its predecessor, the DG33BU, works just fine. Same case, memory, hard drive, CD-ROM and monitor. No flicker. Intel ain't talking but it can't be just me.
Has anyone else experienced this priblem with the DG35RC mobo? Anyone want to take a shot at a BIOS setting that could correct the problem?