Need supported SAS controller

Eduardo nec556 at
Wed Sep 8 14:53:54 UTC 2010

On Wed, 8 Sep 2010 16:22:24 +0200
Matthias Gamsjager <mgamsjager at> wrote:

> > Don't know why they do that. But be careful because HTX/HNC
> > (Hypertransport) connections are the same as PCIe but reversed
> > and incompatible, check it before plugin anything.
> >
> > HTX is used to connect 2 motherboards via hypertransport (up to 51.2
> > GB/sec for now), connect expansion cards, etc...
> Well I think most users will see what is a HTX slot and what is a
> pci-e8 slot. And if you dont then check your motherboard manual.

I thought he doesn't know HTX slots exists and how are them, because
he said "since they have they are reversed/mirrored compared to normal
PCIe cards". He can shortcircuit/damage something if plugin a pcie
card, so i advise him.

But you are right, if in doubt read the manual.

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