E7500 Chipset

Iwao Makino rickey-co at mug.biglobe.ne.jp
Thu Jul 18 07:56:08 PDT 2002


You don't really need that big of case to mount these Dual Xeons.
This one is middle tower case, and will even support 12cm fan
on rear.
I've used over 100's of Xeon w/ these case, only thing  you need
to consider is that you need to either change CPU heat sink to
non-original or change drive bay bracket.

Just my 2 cents for case solution.

Best regards,

At 9:30 -0500 on 18.07.2002, Dean Johnson wrote regarding Re: E7500 Chipset:
>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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