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Re: AMD64 mainboard with X-PCI ?

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 04:39:34PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2004-10-22 16:28:00, schrieb Erik Mouw:
> > On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 01:00:11PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> > You can put PCI-X cards in PCI slots. We have two dual Athlon boxes
> > each with an Intel dual E1000 server adapter in a PCI 64/66 slot and
> > that works just fine. I haven't tried them in a PCI-32/33 slot, but I
> > expect that would work fine, too. (that's at least the theory behind
> > it).
> I know, this is wahat I do curently, but I need an AMD64(fx) or
> an Opteron for developing 64-Bit-Applications. 
> P4 are no problem to get with PCI-X... 100-140 Euro !!! :-(

We faced similar problems with Athlons when we wanted PCI 64/66 slots.
We just got a dual CPU board and plugged in only a single Athlon CPU.

You can do the same with Opterons: get a dual CPU board (Tyan Thunder
K8W works very nice for me and has four PCI-X slots) and use only one


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