PCIX and PCIE Expansion Cards

The Xserve (Late 2006) has two expansion slots:

  • Slot 1, which accepts full-length (9 inch) PCI-E or PCI-X cards
  • Slot 2, which accepts half-length (6.6 inch) PCI-E cards

The Xserve (Late 2006) accepts PCI cards that meet these specifications: Slot 1

  • Accepts 64-bit PCI-X 133 MHz cards (using a PCI-X riser)
  • Also accepts 32-bit or 64-bit 33, 66, or 100 MHz PCI or PCI-X cards with 3.3 volt universal signaling
  • Also accepts PCI-E x8 cards (using a PCI-E riser)
  • 9 inch maximum length
  • 25 Watt maximum power consumption

Slot 2

  • Accepts PCI-Express x8 cards (using a PCI-E riser)
  • 6.6 inch maximum length
  • 25 Watt maximum power consumption

For more information, see "Expansion Cards" in the Take Apart chapter.

Expansion slot 1 (PCI-E or PCI-X)

Expansion slot 2 (PCI-E)

Expansion slot 1 (PCI-E or PCI-X)

Expansion slot 2 (PCI-E)

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