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Motherboards Any small form factor boards with 2 PCI slots?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ac4155, 7 Jul 2010.

  1. ac4155

    ac4155 New Member

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    Hi all,

    I don't think there are but is there any mini-ITX or motherboards that will fit in the Lian li PC-Q08 which have two pci slots which will allow me to have a sound card and a Tv tuner in at the same time.

    If not is there any other solution which would allow me to have a TV tuner and sound card?

    I don't think there is a solution and that i will have to rely on the on board graphics then i get around to building the htpc.

    thanks for the help.
    AC
     
  2. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    There's not really enough space on an itx board for 2 pci slots.
    Most have sound onboard anyway. If you go for an ion you'll get fairly decent graphics as well.
     
  3. ac4155

    ac4155 New Member

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    the board i plan on going for if there is not a solution for two pci slots would be this:
    Zotac h55-itx http://www.ebuyer.com/product/220410

    Would this be able to have 5.1 speakers hooked up to it fine?
    Edit: according to the description it should be able to have 7.1 audio.

    Sorry for so many questions.
    AC
     
  4. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    The only SFF motherboard with two card slots that I can think of are some Shuttle boards. You might also get lucky with some industrial boards, but those may not perfectly fit the mainstream mini-ITX cases. The cases only have two card slots so you can install a dual-slot graphic card or an expansion USB/Firewire/e-SATA pci-panel in the extra slot.

    And yes, it has integrated sound card so you don't necessarily need a separate one.
     

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