[svlug] motherboard recommendations

Bill Bell billnspm at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 22 17:37:04 PST 2006

>From: Jeff Frost <jeff at frostconsultingllc.com>
>To: Nick Austin <nick at smartaustin.com>
>CC: Lord Sauron <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com>, svlug at lists.svlug.org
>Subject: Re: [svlug] motherboard recommendations
>Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 13:13:04 -0800 (PST)
>On Wed, 22 Mar 2006, Nick Austin wrote:
> > Looks like AGP has a few limitations. I can't wait to see the next 
> > of super high speed PCIe 16x devices. :)
> >
> > Are there any motherboards with more then two PCIe 16x slots? Can you 
>put a
> > 1x card in a 16x slot?
>The most I've seen thus far are 2, but that doesn't mean there aren't 
>with more.  I would guess they'll start having less PCI slots and more 
>slots after manufacturers start putting out more PCIe devices.
>Looks like the Tyan K8E has 2 PCIe x1 slots and one PCIe x16 slot:
>Also, looking at that photo, the x1 slots appear differently sized and
>oriented than the x16 slots.

Or you might want to look at:


ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce SPP 100 ATX AMD Motherboard


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