rackmount server cases

Andres Gonzalez gonzo at agoralabs.com
Tue Oct 21 22:40:08 MDT 2008


I am sure it will plug in.  What I do not understand, is the bracket 
structure. I see these short PCIe video cards that look like they would 
fit size wise, but the 2U cases do not allow for a bracket at the 
position of the PCIe connector on the mobo.

-Andres



William Attwood wrote:
> Can't you get a 1/2 height card to plugin?
> 
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 5:39 PM, Andres Gonzalez <gonzo at agoralabs.com 
> <mailto:gonzo at agoralabs.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi,
> 
>     Anybody here have experience with 2U rackmount server cases?
> 
>     All of the 2U rackmount cases I have seen have a PCI riser card for
>     up to 3 extra PCI cards that might be needed. However, I am not sure
>     what to do about a video card which are no longer PCI.  I have seen
>     very short PCIe video cards that I think would fit in a 2U case but
>     all of the cases are not designed for even a short PCIe video card.
>      Is my only option a mobo with integrated video for a 2U rackmount?
> 
>     Thanks,
> 
>     -Andres
> 
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