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Will a PCI Express card work in a PCI Riser Cage?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by mattwd, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. mattwd New Member

    Jun 26, 2008
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    Hi, newbie here.

    I have a PCI Express Dialogic card that I put into a Proliant server. I have to put it into the PCI Riser Cage due to the lack of PCI-E slots on board. The Dialogic software won't recognize the card...does anyone know if a PCI-E card will work on a riser cage/expansion card or does it have to plug directly into the mom-board? Also, it looks like the Riser Cage itself is PCI, not PCI-E, but HP claims it will still support PCI-E/X cards. Any advice for me?

    Thanks a tonnn!!!!!!!
  2. EnergyFX

    EnergyFX New Member

    Nov 22, 2007
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    Annapolis, MD
    Do you have images or links of this? I'm intrigued.
  3. DanTheBanjoman SeƱor Moderator

    May 20, 2004
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    If the riser has PCIe slots it should work. Does the riser require any additional power? ie is there a Molex connector on it or something?

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