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(computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board

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5" Hot Swap Bays (4x SATA3/SAS3), 4x PCI-E expansion slots (2x PCI-E x16 FHFL w/GPU Support, 1x PCI-E x8 LP, 1x PCI-E x8 LP Internal), 2x 10G SFP+ ports, Redundant 750W Platinum Level Power Supplies
In such cases, few customers will mind paying an incremental cost to have the technology built into every system they buy, rather than use an expansion slot or buy a mezzanine card.
Both models offer a choice between five PCI expansion slots or three PCI and three ISA slots.
EISA motherboards generally have at least two ISA expansion slots, to accommodate non-32-bit devices (e.
For maximum flexibility, System 4 offers 15 expansion slots -- of which 10 are full-length PCI slots, three are ISA slots and two are for SBCs -- and options for DVD/floppy, CD/floppy and internal drives.
The InfiniBand Architecture transitions system I/O from a handful of shared bus expansion slots to a flexible switched network design, enabling efficient, fast I/O at a distance.
An impact-resistant ABS shell with an aluminum chassis is said to ensure durability, and a SlideDoor panel protects the expansion slots and I/O ports.
Multiple SCSI host adapter cards can be added to a PC, limited only by the number of available expansion slots in it.
The SSG 20 is the first sub-$1000 modular security and networking device, delivering five fast Ethernet ports plus two expansion slots that support optional ADSL2+, T1, E1, ISDN BRI S/T and V.
Maximizing performance for the growing enterprise PDA marketplace, the Toshiba Pocket PC e570 features simultaneous use of dual integrated expansion slots for increased storage and connectivity.
I-brick: a base I/O module containing an 18GB system disk with a second drive bay for OS mirroring, a CD-ROM, five PCI expansion slots, a 10/100 Ethernet port, two USB ports, one 1394 port, and two SGI Xtown2 ports (1.
New PowerMacintosh G3s have two memory expansion slots for main memory expansion.
Dimension 5100C only: Pentium(R) D 8xx dual-core processors and Pentium 4 5x1 processors; one x1 and one x16 PCIe expansion slots
The Powerbook G4 Titanium has two memory expansion slots for main memory expansion.