rackmount server cases
gonzo at agoralabs.com
Tue Oct 21 22:43:29 MDT 2008
I was not aware that there were PCIe risers.
Most of the mobo I have seen have PCIe connectors in the middle of the
mobo and on the edge they have PCI connectors. My understanding was that
a riser would only work on the connector at the edge of the mobo. So, I
thought there was only PCI risers. I guess I should look for a PCIe riser.
Doran L. Barton wrote:
> Not long ago, Andres Gonzalez proclaimed...
>> Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 20:39:20 -0500
>> 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?
> There are PCIe risers as well, but they're not as common.
> I always look for motherboards with integrated video and this is one of the
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