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Fan max power consumption on MS-7395 [migrated]

I'm wondering where I can find detailed specification of a MSI MS-7395 motherboard. What bothers me is if I can use 12V 2.6W sys fan on that board. I really don't want to screw the board. Previously, ...
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SSD head / cylinder / cluster details

A customer of ours makes industrial robots that run on very old, but stable, hardware and software. The only bottleneck has always been the hard drive in these moving machines. Due to constant ...
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Bit flipping - detection and reasons

About a week ago I experienced one very interesting situation. I had a workstation - old desktop with Asus P5LD2 motherboard and 4 x 1 GB non-registered DDR2 Kingston memory. That same machine was a ...
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I am trying to upgrade a SR2400SYSD2 server with a more current motherboard [closed]

Can the Intel SR2400SYSD2 2u be upgraded with a more current motherboard. In other words, is there a 2U motherboard that will fit in the SR2400SYSD2 chassis?
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intel server motherboard S5520HC not booting

This server was working fine when we took it out the rack, now it seems lifeless. I have tried all the normal checks, booted off one cpu, changed memory. When you put power to the board, it turns on ...
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Asus z8na mother board. Do the two cpus need to be the same?

I have a asus z8na motherboard, with one E5504 cpu atm. Can i put an E5506 next to it or should the two cpus be identical?
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Is it possible to use server PCIe cards/PCIe RAID controller on desktop motherboard?

I've found myself in possession of a MSI 785GT-E63 motherboard. I need to put a PCIe x8 RAID controller on it, but the x16 PCIe slot is certainly originally intended for graphics cards. Would putting ...
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Are there any good (hopefully free) hardware diagnostic utilities available?

A diag utility that runs from CD or USB would be my preference. I'm having some trouble with a desktop PC that I support, and I haven't been able to figure out what is going on with it. I used ...
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Why does a motherboards maximum memory change from UDIMM to RDIMM

Why does a motherboard like a SuperMicro MBD-X8DTH-6F-O support 24gb of unbuffered memory but also support 192gb of registered memory?
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Need ideas for a cost effective, green (and small) Sql Server hardware build

I need to upgrade our internal Development Sql Server hardware. Right now it's an Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz. I feel that the CPU is fine. It's got 4Gig ram - yuck. It's got a sub-par HD in it. ...
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Will a 6+2-pin PCI-E plug work in place of an 8-pin EPS12V plug?

The motherboard I'm looking to get has a 24pin and 2x 8pin connectors on it. The power supply has a 24pin, 8pin, 4pin, 6pin and a 6+2pin connector. Will this work correctly or should I look for a ...
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Suppliers for revision-controlled hardware, long-life motherboards?

Has anyone had good experience with suppliers of industrial computers, specifically 'long-life, revision-controlled' motherboards? I'm found a couple of likely candidates including ITOX, BCM, and ...
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Server Motherboards Memory Per CPU

I noticed that on the new dual socket 1366 server type motherboards there are two banks of RAM. Does this mean that if I have 72GB of RAM installed that Windows will only allow 36GB per processor or ...
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Do I have a bad motherboard or a bad CPU? (STOP 0x00000101 and 0x00000124) [closed]

I just built a new system and I'm getting very frequent STOP errors. The STOP errors I've hard are 0x00000101 and 0x00000124, which are both Machine Check Exceptions. I know that I have a hardware ...
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Good power supply for a Asus Z8NR-D12 motherboard? (Or: I can has dual ESP12V?)

My company is building a server and we've already purchased an Asus Z8NR-D12 motherboard which we really like, but when we went to assemble our server, we found that the chassis we had bought came ...