Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am not sure, but if I install pci-e 4x raid controller in pci-e 16x slot, will it work? As i read in google, it should work. What do you thinks/know?

share|improve this question
    
To note: for PCI-express, usually x is placed in front of the number of lanes. For example, PCIe x4 is an interconnect thru four PCI-express lanes. –  GregC Jul 2 '09 at 13:16

1 Answer 1

up vote 5 down vote accepted

Yes. It will work. It will only work at 4x though.

share|improve this answer
    
It would revolutionize hardware if you could make it work at more than the physically provided bandwidth. –  adaptr Dec 15 '11 at 16:08

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.