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The only Mini-ITX board I've been able to find with a PCIe x4 slot is the Mitac PH12LI. It is not, however, any smaller than any of the PCIe x16 Mini-ITX boards. Personally, I'd recommend a Casetronic C292 case, an over-the-board PCIe x16 riser card, and the PCIe x16 Mini-ITX board of your choice. Your x4 card should work just fine in an x16 slot, and you ...


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You're not going to find one. USB and PCIe are two very different technologies supported by the PCH (Platform Controller Hub) in the chipset of your PC/Server. The I/O portion of the PCH supplies both PCIe and USB interfaces to the system. However, PCIe being an expansion bus allows you add additional USB controllers to the system; the USB interface doesn'...


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What's the state of things in late 2019? There are currently two ways to install an external GPU to a laptop. By using an internal PCIe connection and a cable leading to a PCIe GPU enclosure. This is often done through the port for the WiFi card. If your laptop is new enough it might have a spare M.2 port that supports PCIe for an SSD or a cellular modem. ...


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Personally, I would spend the time and do a proper CAT5e/6 installation; meaning running cable in/through the walls, terminating properly, hiding the network gear so it's out of sight. The benefit of being directly connected is the reliability of the connection is so much greater than that of WiFi. But... If you want to go wireless, I would forgo the USB ...


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Caution: 12@ 300w is 25A. You need 4 gauge wire to handle that kind of load. All the ones that are 300w or more require 16v-20v. You would need to combine 2 to get a full 300w all the time. You will probably need 2 of these devices to provide the correct number of amps to the PCI-E device. Also 1 might overheat under load You will need a molex Y cable ...


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After checking specification of your motherboard (from this link) I checked that you have one PCI-E connector which will support PCI-E Solid State Drive. You have two possible solutions: Buy M2 to PCIe adapter: Addonics M.2 PCIe SSD Adapter X110 / $30 in their shop Buy new SSD drive: Kingston HyperX Predator 240GB (with HHHL Adapter) -> $180 on newegg....


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The reference document for this is PCI-E Card electromechanical specification. I believe the relevant figure is 6.2: As you can see, the distance you're asking about is not specified at all, because the lug (referred to as "detail F" in the figure) has no connectivity and is present to prevent insertion of PCI-E cards into PCI slots. It doesn't have to be ...


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After doing some more hunting with weird search terms, I have found a solution in the Amazon Marketplace: https://www.amazon.com/NGFF-PCIe-Adapter-Samsung-SM951/dp/B01MS64UBB US$ 34.95 .. a bit expensive for a board with virtually nothing to it, but oh well. This is the correct non-SATA adapter card, if all it has is the M.2 slot with no chips on the ...


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The Gigabyte GV-N105TOC-4GL is only 37mm tall, it is specified as Low Profile, and includes DisplayPort 1.4 DVI-D Dual-Link Two 2 HDMI 2.0 ports You could add an HDMI-VGA adapter for the VGA when needed, or perhaps you could use the motherboard video port of that Dell Optiplex 780 for VGA monitors in parallel with the add-in card; Gigabyte could ...


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M.2 SATA SSD may not work in this slot. SATA M.2 SSDs and 2.5-inch SATA SSDs - in fact, work with the same characteristics. NVMe M.2 drives work on the PCIe bus, and these are completely different indicators in throughput, they are significantly higher than the SATA bus. laptop support SATA M.2 SSD or NVMe M.2 SSD 5575 Inspiron and M.2 Nvme drives


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Unfortunately, there seems to be a lack of higher-bandwidth SATA controllers. The closest I can find are PCIe 2.0 x2, which is available on some StarTech cards. They are based on the Marvell 88SE9220/88SE9230/88SE9235 controllers. Given the lack of SATA options, the next best avenue is a SAS HBA, which supports SATA drives when the appropriate cable is used....


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It really depends on how deep you want to go when it comes to your deep learning projects, and how long you are willing to wait, which could be a long time- depending on your project and how much computing it requires to output qualitative results. My primary workstation is a Dual E5-2697 v2, 128 GB RAM, Dual TITAN GPUs, and an 8x1TB SSD RAID 0 Array over ...


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It has PCI-E, and PCI-E is backward compatible, so you can put a PCI-E 16x or 8x card in a lesser speed slot and it will just give a modest impact to performance. If you don't have faster than a 480Mbps (megabits, not megabytes) internet connection, I'd just go with a USB 2.0 Wireless adapter. Wireless cards are cheap tech, USB is easier to replace if ...


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So if I understand what you are asking you want to use the same keyboard, mouse, and screen on both So there is this cool gadget called a KVM, this allows you to switch between your different devices, but you can't use your desktop and laptop at the same time But there is a software solution, something I use is synergy https://symless.com/synergy I set my ...


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TL;DR: Your motherboard + an LSI 9211-8i, or just a motherboard with more SATA ports. Motherboard upgrade If you're willing to manage with a slightly lower amount of ports, just get a motherboard with a bunch of SATA ports! The most I know of is 22 on the ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac. You'll notice two things though: You can't find this board. Seriously, good ...


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The picture shown is adapter card nvme SSD to PCIE x1 and not x4 though. Theoretically that the SSD will function with 1 lane from the x1 slot but nvme SSD need to fully function from an x4 pcie slot. But I found a much appropriate adapter card not from a x1 pcie slot but from a x4 slot and supports 1 nvme SSD and 1 m.2 data ssd. But my question is, was the ...


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First of all, impression as if stored on their own desktop is not something you will be able to get, unless files are very small. Accessing files via network is, of course, noticeably slower. Not much, but just noticeably. Though iSCSI sometimes does an awesome job at caching locally (SMB not so). Second, a simple SATA hard disk (with nothing special) is ...


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Asus PRIME X399-A This does support RAID 0,1, and 10 However RAID 1 is kind pointless especially if you use SSD. Right from the manual And it supports 2 ssd of the m.2 variety. You can put any size card in an x16 slot. However, note 2 of the x16 slots operate in x8 mode, but that is still more than x4 card needs. Lets forget the RAID at least for speed....


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Your power supply is plenty. It can supply up to 1200 watts and your whole system will definitely not pull more than that, even with two graphics cards. Nvidia recommendation for GTX 1080 Ti is 600W PSU for the whole system, when using 1 card. You can also check that with some online calculators, for example this one: http://www.coolermaster.com/power-supply-...


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It would help if you told us why you want the server; what your goal is. Even without this knowledge, I will be able to answer your question. Simply, no. The card doesn't advertise room for 6 GPUs. It advertises 6 slots that COULD be used for GPUs. Not only will it not support 6 GPUs, it will not support either GeForce or Quadro GPUs. It will only support ...


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There are no adapters. The reason being that the PCIe version is dictated by the chipset of the motherboard itself. The ONLY way to go from PCIe 1.0 to 3.0 is to buy a board with PCIe 3.0.


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I'd suggest also looking for new or second hand Chelsio cards (T420-CR/T520-CR for optic OM2 LC SFP+ format, or other formats available, see their website) - they are quite frequent and cheap (well, as cheap as 10G goes) as used items on EBay, and very highly recommended - both pfSense and FreeNAS projects recommend them above Intel for 10GbE networks (as ...


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This will not work as you intend, i.e. to improve performance/bandwidth on your LAN. This is not a limitation of the wireless protocols (You also would not see an increase in performance using two NIC's (network cards) on the same LAN), it is due to the TCP/IP: For example sending a file from IP 1 to IP 2, the individual file must follow the same path for ...


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I found the answer here, by user spiff (First line edited to match context) Dual band cards cannot connect to two signals at once, the term you are looking for is "simultaneous dual-band" which is also called "dual-band concurrent". I'm not aware of any client card that is. Simultaneous dual-band support is something only APs do, in order to support ...


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I personally like the LSI (now Avago) brand of products. They are actually an OEM for IBM, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, and (when they made Xserve) Apple. There's a really good HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) on FreeBSD's website that list all the compatible HBAs. The card that I would recommend that hits all of your points is the 3WARE Sas 9750-8I. This is ...


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I would suggest the ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac The main reason I would suggest this card over the nano: Listed technical specs on both adapters @ newegg.com TP-Link: Wireless N speed up to 150Mbps Asus: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac: downlink up to 1300Mbps, uplink up to 1300Mbps (20/40/80MHz) The TP-link is much less expensive, and easier to install, but could be a ...


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While I know of no USB-C PCIe expansion-chassises¹, there are several Thunderbolt 3 options. In addition to the mentioned Razer Core² ($US 500, 1×PCIe x16, 500W PSU), I looked into these two products when building my Macbook Pro Thunderbolt 3 eGPU solution: The AKiTiO Node: $US 300, 1×PCIe x16, 400W PSU The Sonnet Echo Express: $US 270, 1×PCIe x8, no ...


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The linked drive may use a PCIe interface, but it not a PCIe form factor card. It is an M.2 form factor device and requires an M.2 slot. Without some sort of adapter, it will not work in your M.2-lacking motherboard. The M.2 form factor is designed to connect to multiple interfaces - SATA and PCIe - over the same physical connector. Depending on the ...


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