[mythtv-users] looking for a motherboard...
markknecht at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 22:44:03 UTC 2006
On 4/16/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Apr 16, 2006, at 5:57 PM, Marco Coli wrote:
> >> Hey Folks.
> >> I am looking for a motherboard (for a dedicated back end
> >> rebuild) and
> >> would love some help. I am hoping to us a dual core Pentium D but
> >> I need
> >> some extras.
> > About this topic, I am in big trouble too.
> > Searching for a new board (to do HD, I did SD until today), with
> > Pentium
> > support, I did not find any board with 4 or 5 PCI slot. Nowadays all
> > boards have only 3 PCI maximum, leaving other slots for PCI-X PCI
> > Express....
> > But I have a lot of PCI boards... LanWifi - PVR350 - DVB-s(2 slots
> > with
> > CI) are 4, I intended to leave one free (for future upgrades)....
> > Any ideas? Thank you
> I had read that PCI-X (or maybe it was Express) is backward
> compatible with PCI, so you can put your PCI cards in those slots. So
> if you get an SLI motherboard with 3 PCI lots, you've actually got 5
> PCI slots.
PCI-X -> Yes
PCI-Express -> No
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