[mythtv-users] Need a PCI Express x1 serial adapter
Dean at cognation.net
Tue Mar 10 21:12:40 UTC 2009
Wow can you really drive 8 monitors from a single PCIe card?
( 4 x pci graphics cards (eg 2 vga ports per card)
Would be perfect for a hallway of monitors photo display idea I want to
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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jeff
Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 5:07 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Need a PCI Express x1 serial adapter
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Preston Crow
<pc-mythtv08a at crowcastle.net> wrote:
On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 10:52 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> Too bad they couldn't just offset the connecter enough that you could
> have a
> standard PCI or a 1x card in the same space. More or less like the old
> connector with an ISA slot.
> It should work, just a lack of foresight I guess, or trying to
> standard PCI eventually.
This is getting completely off-topic, but I'm a little surprised that
there isn't a PCI express card that has a PCI Express to PCI bridge, and
a cable that goes to an external box with, perhaps, 4 PCI card slots.
You mean like this? ;-)
CGS-1PCIe4X PCI Express to Quad PCI Slots Expansion Box
I found this about a year ago when I was looking for something else...
It would be more attractive if the price wasn't so high...
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