[rescue] Difference between U5/10?
FitzGerrell, Kevin (Kinleith)
Kevin.FitzGerrell at chh.co.nz
Tue Oct 11 15:01:28 CDT 2005
> > I was under the impression that the motherboards between the Ultra 5
> > and Ultra 10 were the same. From what I can see, besides more
> > the U10 offered four PCI slots as opposed to three in the U5.
> I've never seen a U10, but the U5 had NO PCI slots on the motherboard.
> There was a riser card that provided 3, 2 on one side and one on the
> other. Things are cramped and if you use "tall" SIMMs, the bottom slot
> can't be used.
The U5 and U10 both use riser cards, the U10 riser has 4 PCI slots all
The same side of the card where the U5 riser has 3 slots alternating
I don't see why you couldn't use the same system board in both boxes,
with different riser cards. Here's the parts lists for system boards
U5 and U10 from Sun:
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