Need help from SCSI experts

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Waldo, Jan 9, 2003.

  1. Waldo

    Waldo Guest

    My first stab at SCSI, bought the IBM drive with free LSI controller. The connector on the controller is WAY bigger than a PCI socket but the card will go in the socket. Will this work or did I get the wrong card?
  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    The card you got is probably a 64bit PCI card. The normal PCI slot is only 32 bits wide. I can't tell you if it'll work but I'm pretty sure it won't blow up in your face if you start the computer as 32bit PCI cards work in 64bit slots.
  3. Waldo

    Waldo Guest

    Thanks for the reply, Ill give it a whirl.
  4. yes should work, the 64 bit socket you might find on a server motherboard which probobly ups the rate and features of the card but shoud still work in a 32 bit socket