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Is this a video card?

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Excuse me

Is this a video card?

What model is this?

What is it used for?

The power supply interface is not the ordinary graphics card 8PIN interface but the CPU power supply 8PIN interface of the motherboard









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As it has no display output, it's not a graphics card.
I couldn't even tell you what it is. It might be some kind of video editing accelerator, but the SMbus and UART silk screening on the rear end is weird.
The only company I know if in Canada that would make anything remotely like that would be Matrox.
Looks like something like this.
 
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Yeah, it has Samsung DRAM chips on it, I saw that from the previous pictures.
Oddly enough it seems to be LPDDR4.
Still no idea what it is is. ITW Formex is just the material maker of the material on the shroud. Seems to be some kind of flame retardant.
The UL number is bogus, as it belongs to a range of Broadcom based storage controllers that looks nothing like this card.

Can I ask where you got it from and why you're asking what it is?
 
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Can you get a clearer picture of the sticker near the PCI-E connector with the shroud off? Your linked picture isnt super legible.
 
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Ah, poop, the UL number belongs to Inventec and seems to be used on a bunch of products.
This seems to be the right thing.
 

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Could also just plug it in. I would be interested in what your Os detects it as.
 
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But what are the power requirements?

I mean, its an 8pin CPU header like he mentioned in the OP. So the specification for look up on how much he can anticipate to draw isn't hard. Could it draw more, maybe but I doubt it.
 
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I mean, its an 8pin CPU header like he mentioned in the OP. So the specification for look up on how much he can anticipate to draw isn't hard. Could it draw more, maybe but I doubt it.
Do we know that for a fact, or are we making assumptions here?
This looks like something from a server, so it might have a different power input.
 

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Do we know that for a fact, or are we making assumptions here?
This looks like something from a server, so it might have a different power input.
I'm not, the specifications are pretty clear if it's EPS like the OP suggests which would be the same for servers btw go look it up. But this is off topic.

OP I you should provide a clear picture of the sticker near the PCI-E slot.
 
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More like a computational accelerator or something. Defenitly not a graphics card, since it has no output.
 
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I'm not, the specifications are pretty clear if it's EPS like the OP suggests which would be the same for servers btw go look it up. But this is off topic.

OP I you should provide a clear picture of the sticker near the PCI-E slot.
It's the same as the one next to the bracket (PN and SN):
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Although I think that PN ends with 47-01 instead of 46-01.
 

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Can't make out the number after the PCM on the sticker on the board...that will get you close to what it is.

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thanks all you guys

I am sorry that the picture is not good because I posted it for the first time. Now I've updated the picture again.

I have tried to use the CPU power supply interface of another power supply to access this card and start it up

My computer didn't respond, and neither did the "scan for hardware changes" in Device Manager.

No hardware requires a driver to be installed.

When the card works, the output interface position (although it doesn't) has a blue light.

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Compute card with two CPUs, could be out of some computer controlled machinery such as a CNC machine
 
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Reminds me of old addin card mining ASICS from places like butterfly labs (now closed).

I guess the next question is where did you get it? Or are you teasing us?
 

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Reminds me of old addin card mining ASICS from places like butterfly labs (now closed).

I guess the next question is where did you get it? Or are you teasing us?
from recycled old digital products

Just because this product is completely different from what I know about graphics cards, I want to ask.

These are professionals, after all
 
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Reminds me of old addin card mining ASICS from places like butterfly labs (now closed).

I guess the next question is where did you get it? Or are you teasing us?
It's hardly old, as it's using LPDDR4.
 
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