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Advise re Replacement for Intel NT2080MT CAPS2 Server


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Hi

 

I am using my CAPS to connect via firewire interface to Weiss 202. The only downside is with the computer graphic desplay. Once i am installing the graphics drivers it introduce synchronization issues and noise.

 

As such i am looking for an alternative low profile motherboard mini-itx.

The computer case is origin, with external 12V-60W PS.

the new board should support PCIe firewire card

 

Thx

Eli

Ayre CD + CAPS Server > Weiss DAC202 > CJ CT5 > CJ Prem140 > AudioPhysics Virgo

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Why do you need to instal graphics drivers ? The 2800 board should work with generic Win 8 / Win 2012 drivers.

 

When I had my CAPS v3 Lagoon, I run it with no additional drivers installed. Just Windows.

Adam

 

PC: Hot rodded CAPS v4 Pipeline: Teradak ATX linear PSU, Jcat Femto USB card, UpTone Audio JS-2 + 2x LPS-1.2 combo, Jcat SSD battery PSU, Jcat SATA cable, TotalDAC D1 USB cable, SOtM sMS-200, W4S Recovery USB, Jcat USB Isolator, Win 2012, AO v2.10

Digital: Lampizator Pacific DAC

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Speakers: Magcio M3

Cables: AudioQuest WEL Signature IC / Shunyata Anaconda Z-Tron SC

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Agreed. Don't use precious resources to run a graphics card; this no longer serves as a music server.

 

BTW, the mobo for CAPS V3 (not V2) is a DN2800MT, not the non-existent model number in your title. You might want to change it.

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Hi

 

Thx, for your comments, Yes I am using the CAPS V3 mobo DN2800MT with CAPS V2 Origin chassis.

No intention to install a new graphics card, just the intel driver for reasonable presentation of the JRiver.

The only and primary use of this server is for music.

Ayre CD + CAPS Server > Weiss DAC202 > CJ CT5 > CJ Prem140 > AudioPhysics Virgo

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