No, the board uses standards PCI express graphics (although it can be moody at times). Generally speaking it works fine.
This board has a minumum requirements when working with processors of the 5400 series. Which actual processor do you have?
to verify this compatibility you will need to post the number called the PBA number. There is a sticker on the board which has the Serial Number followed by the PBA number.
Thank you for the reply - the process is the 5540A - and the motherboard infomation you requested is: QSVN84400130 PBA E11034-103
Also on the mb I found this: QTFMNX83200189
Thank you for your reply and I hope to have an answer soon. I believe the problem is the bios if not the video card, and to address the video issue I ordered a card listed on the test list.
indeed the board is compatible with the CPU you have.
One nice little test would be to connect one CPU and remove all memory see if the system Beeps.
I called Intel technical support and recieved the answer to my delima. I do not have enough power for the two processor layout of this board. Will give it a shot this afternoon to make sure she is working correctly. Veronica is one very functional gal
Veronica is up and operational and ready for VMWARE ESX!
Can you please tell me how you managed to sort out the problem of lack of power for second cpu slot? Did you have it populated or problem occured even if you had cpu in first slot only?
My s5000xvnsas doesn't get through post tests, no beeps, nothing, just green status led which goes solid amber after a minute or sth. and cpufan2 light goes amber too.
I'm using 5150 SL9RU in first slot, second is not populated. My Power supply provides 550Watt if needed, although I don't think there is such need.