2 Replies Latest reply: Apr 16, 2012 10:01 AM by Rand__ RSS

S5000PSL (Non R) & Xeon 5300 on theoretically unsupported PBA

Rand__ Community Member
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Hi,

 

sorry for the stupid question but i thought someone here might have an answer...

 

So I've recently acquired an old SC5400 with an S5000PSL -SAS with PBA D44749-801.

 

The official Xeon 5300 compatibility list says I'd need D44749-803 to run any Quad Core CPU (ie Xeon 5300) on it.

 

Now it happens that i have another Server with a Xeon L5345 here and thought I'd invest the 5 minutes to test it - and it worked?

 

Don't misunderstand me I'm happy (saves me from buying a new Board) but I wonder which risks I'll be running (besides it not being a supported configuration)...

 

Are there any problems to expect (data faults, glitches, early death of components due to overstressed conductors or I don't know what?)

 

Does anyone have any info on this?

 

Thx,

regards,

Thomas

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