|There’s only one 8-pin header on the motherboard|
today I got the motherboard I ordered for the new server! I yanked the old motherboard out and put the new one in. And it fit! I got all the power cables, the SATA cables, and the fan cables fitted without any major problem, despite the new motherboard being a lot smaller than the old one.
But, Diary, it’s been so long since I last built a machine that I’d forgotten that there’s more parts needed than just a motherboard and a CPU.
I’d forgotten to buy RAM and the CPU cooler. Our trusty hardware pusher ensures me that he can get a new cooler just over the weekend, so I ordered that one and some RAM for the machine.
But I so wanted to test the machine now, since I’m curious whether the old SATA1 backplane will still work with the SATA3.0 motherboard. I think it should, but who knows?
I’ll just have to wait.
2 thoughts on “December 16th, 2011”
The suspense, it is killing me!
Can't wait for the next episode.
Tout devrait bien se passer, en général les backplanes sont des connecteurs simples sans électronique ni intelligence.
(This is to practice your french 🙂