[mythtv-users] Combined Atom FE/BE /w GT220 ?
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed Aug 18 16:03:22 UTC 2010
On 8/18/2010 11:53, Kevin Ross wrote:
> On 8/17/2010 7:43 PM, James Harris wrote:
>> The Zotax NM10-B-E
>> Is a DTX board [slightly wider, thats OK I can manage a case for it]
>> and lists a x16 slot BUT with a x1 lane.
> I couldn't believe this when I read this. What on Earth could the
> reason be for having a PCIe x16 slot but with only 1 lane? How could
> that be any better than just putting 2 x1 slots on the board? I can't
> imagine anything designed for an x16 slot would work very well in such
> a slot.
They make PCIe x1 video cards, so obviously someone thinks they will
work fine for some purposes.
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