[CentOS] OT: Need some riser card advice...

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Fri Dec 12 22:57:58 UTC 2008


On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 03:53:42PM -0700, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >Any advice?
> 
> Only that PCIe in my experience needs a quality riser for signal interference.
> If this is a server running anything important, I would be leery about "engineering"
> my own setup from generic components.
> 

I think that's why the SuperMicro riser I found was $150.  Others were
cheaper, but probably suspect.

I'm going to return my 12-way card and get two 8-way cards instead.

Thanks for the reply,
Ray


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