E7500 Chipset

Dean Johnson dtj at uberh4x0r.org
Thu Jul 18 07:30:59 PDT 2002

On Thu, 2002-07-18 at 08:48, Neil McFadyen wrote:
> Any comments on the 860 chipset, for example the supermicro P4DCE+

We have two of the boards and they work just fine. My only real problem
with them is board layout. The second cpu socket slammed way to the back
of the board and that causes a problem with drive bays interfering with
the HSF. You need to get a *really* big case to handle them. We have two
Antec SX-1030 cases sitting around because it wouldn't fit. We ended up
getting, surprise, big Supermicro cases for them. There are some other
annoying things about the layout, but functionally they work great, no


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