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    Supermicro X9DRI-F no post or beeps

    Hello all, having an issue and looking for some ideas. Recently I upgraded one of my servers from my old dual LGA1366 setup to a newer LGA2011 setup: New Board: https://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon/C600/X9DRi-F.cfm Old Board...
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    Recommendations on high DIMM count DDR3 server board?

    Hello, I just upgraded my dual X5650 server to dual X5680's and 144gb RAM (super excited!) and im already going to spend too much money again carefully budgeting my necessary expenses. As far as CPUs go I am pretty much maxed out, but I have a mix of 8 and 16gb DIMMs, so I may purchase another...
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    Opinion: Why isnt this more popular?

    Hello, I was thinking about power supplies earlier, and I remembered seeing one a while ago with (what I think are) pretty cool modular cables: https://www.newegg.com/rosewill-lightning-series-lightning-800-800w/p/N82E16817182238 I like the round design, I like how the mesh around the wires...
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    Anyone doing VFIO with a 2XXX or 3XXX series GPU?

    Hello all, working on a very tiny little GUI for this script: https://github.com/Matoking/NVIDIA-vBIOS-VFIO-Patcher Its just a drop down box with a pre-made regex thats appropriate for the generation of card youre using (I calculated the offsets based on ROMs I got from techpowerup). I only...
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    Antec 302 question

    Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows if an ethernet cable head will fit through the rectangle openings at the top of the case, assuming the fan controller/bracket thingy is removed? I would check on my case, but I completely painted it and those things are stuck in place, so I really dont...
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    Is there anywhere that sells OEM coolers?

    Hello, I am trying to find a different cooler for my GTX 980Ti. Currently it has a reference cooler on it, but im looking for a more open design with 2 or 3 fans, while being no wider than the standard 2 slots, which rules out the Accelero extreme (or whatever its called). Looking at a lot of...
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    "FIX" For older AMD GPUs reset bug

    Hello, ive been having some issues with my R9 290X not being usable after I restart the guest VM its attached to, I looked into the newer vendor-reset fixes, but they dont seem to support anything R9 3XX or older. After some trials and searching, I think I found the cleanest way to "fix" the...
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    I have one free GTA V key for the Rockstar Launcher, first one to PM gets it!

    I accidentally bought a key for the wrong launcher, and all my buddies already have the game, so im offering it up for free here. Alternatively if anyone has a steam key they dont need and would be kind enough to trade with me, that would be great too. PM me for key, first one to ask gets it...
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    Anyone know where to get circular cable grommets?

    Hello, im trying to find a half inch cable grommet with the triangle teeth, but I havent been able to find anything like what im looking for. This is an example of what im trying to find: That little tiny one on the side is a bit too big for my needs, but its not far off (I do have a HAF 912 I...
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    Aruba 2930M MTU size issues

    Hello, I am configuring my switches and "router" to accept jumbo frames (frame size is set to 1600, IP-MTU is 1582) but they dont seem to be applying the settings, I was wondering if I am missing any steps here...
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    Yet another comcast ENS question......

    Hello all, this time I dont necessarily have a "problem" in the sense that things might be working correctly, I just have no idea how to make them do what I want :D Im setting up the comcast fiber network between all my sites, I spoke to an engineer today about best practices in regards to MTUs...
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    Anyone have experience with comcast ENS?

    Hello all, I just got a chance to start configuring my new Point-to-point fiber network from comcast. I plan on migrating over to this soon-ish, but in my testing I already discovered a fairly massive issue (other than me having no experience with this sort of thing!). The general setup is as...
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    Another weird issue.....this time its WiFi!

    Hello all, ive got another strange scenario that I was hoping to get some help with, be warned though.......its an apple issue. I have a guest network, very basic setup, it has its own VLAN (we can call it 5) and I am using a virtual interface on my firewall as the gateway for the internet (same...
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    Help with routing

    Hello all, im trying to get somthing setup and I think im having a brain fart. The setup is as follows (actual VLAN ID's and IP addresses are different): VLAN 5 = Production - 5.5.5.0/24 VLAN 10 = Printers - 10.10.10.0/24 VLAN 15 = Uplink to firewall from switch - 15.15.15.0/30 I have several...
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    Over 100 posts, still cant use FS/FT?

    Hello, I passed the 100 post threshold to gain privs to FS/FT section, but I am still unable to post new threads or reply to current ones, it says " You have insufficient privileges to reply here. " Is this somthing that needs to be manually enabled on my account, or do I just need to wait...
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    Dont judge me.....gigabit PCI fiber NIC with at least one SFP connector?

    So for various reasons I am in the market for a fiber NIC that connects over a PCI bus. Has to be gigabit fiber, I saw a couple (overpriced) cards that did 100mbps, but I would definitely need to have the full gigabit (PCI does 133MB/s I think, gigabit should be around 125, no clue why this is...
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    Lowest power desktop socket 4+ core?

    Hello all, im on the hunt for (one of) the lowest power CPU's I can get that fits into a desktop form factor (no mobile CPU's), with at least 4 cores. I just "upgraded" from an athlon 2 X2 65W dual core, to a blazing fast 45W Athlon 2 X4 610E quad core. I see some I3's and such at 51W TDP, but...
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    Windows network label question...

    Hi all, I have a question about how windows decides what to put as the network "name" when viewing network interfaces in network and sharing center. I have a windows DC handling DHCP and DNS, lets say the domain name is SHAM.WOW, the clients pointed to this server have the network name (located...
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    Right angled PCIe extender that fits under a GPU?

    Hello all, im trying to locate a PCIe ribbon extension that I can have plugged in underneath a GPU (2 slot card covers both X16 slots....great design) and im not having much luck. I found this: https://www.amazon.com/ADT-Link-90Degree-Extension-R11SL-TL-Extender/dp/B07TBMLKT3?th=1 Which looks...
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