[rescue] replacing an Ultra2

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Apr 24 14:02:47 CDT 2007

>From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com>
>Date: 2007/04/24 Tue PM 12:34:51 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] replacing an Ultra2


>ATX is really codifications of common practice.
>BTX was a more ground up design that includes motherboard layouts,
>expansion, case design, cabling, cooling, etc.
>It was supposed to be relatively easy to move to, but largely hasn't
>happened yet.

I think Dell has embraced BTX in their "thermally advantaged" systems.

BTW SuperMicro MBs and Chassis work great together - all front panel connections can be made with one simple ribbon cable...


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