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Old 04-18-2006, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sorry if this sounds basic, but Server motherboards are just like regular mobos only they are designed to handle higher memory/speed/etc., right? Any mobo can handle server OS' and vice versa? Are many of the server mobos incompatible with ATX?

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They are basically the same. You will find server motherboards to be dual or more processors or made for Xeon processors etc. You can run a server OS on any motherboard providing the CPU is fast enough.

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server motherboards are normally a different socket e.g. s940 and have support for various features required for servers like ECC.
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