pcie 2.0

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    Weird PCIe Issue

    Not sure where this fits so I'm putting it here. I have a Tyan s7012 that has been great so far except for this one bizarre issue I'm having. I need to put a GPU in the bottom slot of the motherboard because of expansion card spacing but whenever I have a GPU plugged into that slot it doesn't...
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    X550-T1 in PCIe 2.0 x4: Does it run at 10 GbE?

    The Intel X550-T1 specification states it uses a PCIe 3.0 x4 slot, however in my new PC (Ryzen 2700X), I'd like to use it in the PCIe 2.0 x4 slot if possible. The NIC should be backwards compatible with earlier revisions of PCIe. PCIe 3.0 x4: 3.94 GB/s - 31.52 Gb/s PCIe 2.0 x4: 2 GB/s - 16...
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    Recommended HBA to add SATA3 to a Supermicro X8DTL-iF MB (for SSDs)

    I would like to add SATA3 to a X8DTL-iF MB that unfortunately only supports PCIe 2, and has no controller for SATA3. The reason is leveraging SSDs. I might consider ditching the MB but I keep it because the two Westmere CPUs in it were bought at retail prices years back, and they are perfectly...
  4. TheBloke

    Best 2 x 10G performance on older system: 2 x single vs 1 x dual-port card?

    Hi all I am wanting to add 2 x 10G ports to my workstation and server. My question is: is there any potential difference, positive or negative, between doing this via one dual-port card (in my case, X520-DA2) versus 2 x single-port card (X520-DA1.) The cards will go in PCIE 2.0 x8 slots, so...
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    9271-8i in sata 2.0

    Currently running a home / lab server, that hold virtual server labs for study and can stream and store media. The onboard raid controller is not that great and i am looking for a replacement. There are a few sellers on ebay that have lsi card with the advanced software activated on the cards...