[CDBUG-talk] OT - Xeon retention clips?

Jonathan Franks jonathan.franks at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 18:20:45 EDT 2005

On 7/8/05, Toll, Eric <etoll at vipstructures.com> wrote:
> > Hey all, someone just gave me an older SGI dual Xeon
> board...
> > and two processors. Does anyone know where I can find
> > retention clips for these? I thought it might make a nice
> > little home server if I threw some of the other hardware I
> > have on to it.
> >
> I hope you have some RAM with that board, does it take
> ECC/Registered only?

I don't know what it takes yet. I'm not even certain of the model. I
contacted SGI with the serial number and they are going to get back to
me ... hopefully they can provide some insight.

> The board sounds like its EATX (Extended ATX)

It is.

  If you need a
> case I really like the Antec Titan 550 Case, and would
> recommend it. (EATX with 550W p/s)

Cool I'll look at it. 

> As far as the retention clips I'm not sure - sorry.

No problem. Thanks for the suggestion on the case though.....

> If those are "emt64" xeons, check out the hammer version of
> BSD...
> Good Luck
> Eric

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