[geeks] FS: Pair of Opteron 248s
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Apr 19 20:31:11 CDT 2010
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2010, at 8:56 PM, "Joshua D. Boyd" <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
>> Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 04:40:26PM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>>> They have the same MB with a PCI Express 16x and PCI slot for $1
>>>> more ($9.99):
>>> I can't figure out what the difference between the K8N-DRE/SATA and
>>> the K8N-DRE/2GBL is - the specs are *identical*.
>> I believe the difference is a minor revision to the PCB. The cheap
>> one is 1.03, while the more expensive one is 1.05G.
>> This would be a great deal, but I'm not sure I want to hunt down
>> appropriate 1U heatsinks.
> The $9.99 board (2GBL) has a PCI Express 16x slot, the other has a PCI
> Express 1x slot (as I noted in my earlier note)...
The picture certainly looks like a regular 32bit PCI slot for the second
slot, which is also what the specs say for both machines.
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