[ILUG] Slightly OT - PowerEdge T105 and 16x PCI-Express graphics
nocent at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 11:28:12 GMT 2008
I just found an older PCI graphics card for the 440 I bought recently...
Proinnsias Breathnach wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 11:13:06AM +0000, Ivan Griffin wrote:
>>Does the T105 have those DELL plastic dividers in the slot to prevent the
>>use of standard 16x cards?
>>Are wearout extenders available for 16x PCI-Express? i.e. something cheap
>>that could be dremel'd without voiding the motherboard warranty?
> Can't comment on the T105 - however the older SC4x0s have the dividers,
> I did find an easier-than-hacking-the-motherboard solution though ...
> hack the graphics card (the connectors won't be used anyway, right !?)
> I offered the card up to the slot, marked the positions of the blocking
> risers on the card, and filed out slots to match 'em on the card itself.
> It's a tight fit, but it works nicely !
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