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Pci-e 1x, 4x, 8x, 16x devices

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    A lot of people look at those open slots on their mobos and wonder what else can be put into those extra pci-e slots.

    i wanted to make a thread so as we find new items we can list them all here.

    so lets start posting odds and ends that are all pci-e of some nature.

    DESKTOP ONLY.
     
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    pci-express only ;)

    but yes... useless.
     
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    High Point Rocket RAID 2300
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    That is what is currently occupying the middle PCI-E x16 slot on my motherboard. Better than any onboard card.

    Not really useless. It definitely has its applications. I've had to buy a few for some of my clients that have plotters that run off a parrallel port. When they get a new computer, they can either kiss the expensive plotter goodbye, and buy a new one which can cost anywhere from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand, or buy a $15 PCI card.

    Here is the PCI-E version:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Quadro FX5800 $3,099.99
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    Spec
    Stream Processors 240 Processor Cores
    Memory Size 4GB
    Memory Interface 512-bit
    Memory Type GDDR3
    DirectX DirectX 10
    OpenGL OpenGL 2.1
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    Killer Xeno Pro
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    Spec
    Speed 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps
    Connectors 1 x RJ45 , 1 x USB 2.0
    Interface PCI-E 1x (PCI-E 2.0 Compliant)
    On-board Memory 128MB DDR2
     
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    most tv tuner cards are pci-e x1
     
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    but not all, PCI and USB are the most commonly used
     
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    True that, but not generally on a HTPC with multiple tuner's,but mostly on desktops and laptops
     
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    I almost had to get one for my UPS. Luckily, my motherboard still has a COM header so just a serial bracket worked out. :D

    I'd rather use Windows UPS Service than dodgy software.
     
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    Time to upgrade to a USB capable UPS...:)
     
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    An e-SATA card. Uses PCI-E x8.

    Have $1600 to spare? A hardware RAID controller. Close to zero system overhead for storage/RAID.

    [​IMG]

    PCI-E x8 again.
     
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    They are USB capable but why use dodgy software when a 3-4 MiB Windows Service can do the same thing? Hence the serial cable. Also, if you're in to building your own input devices and programming software to handle it, serial cables are the way to go.


    That RAID controller looks tight. :O

    Are those NICs 10 Gb?
     
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    pcie only please
     
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    mah bad:p
    Didn't read through it properly...
     
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    find a pcie modem
     
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