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If anyone could help me find an intel 775 Mobo with horizontally mounted RAM it would be greatly appreciated. I have checked around on major name makers and can't find any so maybe there are some second rate boards like this.

It's just for a custom PC case and i want to know if my idea is even feasible.

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why do you need horzontal RAM?... sounds like it could be a pretty weird case mod if ur asking about horizontal ram
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I took a quick look and can't find any 775 boards with horizontal ram. I know of a couple 478 boards that do but that's it.
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hmm...i dont think ive ever seen any. to be honest with you, i dont think they make them like that. you could always turn the board around...
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i may mount the I/O panel on the bottom then.

Think of a slim molded windtunnel style case with vertical RAM creating a blockade.
    
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i may mount the I/O panel on the bottom then.

Think of a slim molded windtunnel style case with vertical RAM creating a blockade.
i seeee... hmm i know this sounds stupid. but cant you de-solder the ram slots, make some what of an extension on the connections of the bottom of the ram and then solder it back in, so now there extended off the board with some space.
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No such thing as an ATX board with an extension socket. You best chance is finding a backplane or something.
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I could be wrong but I didn't think they made backplanes with RAM slots.
    
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Hi there,

I've been searching for a motherboard, which has horizontal RAM too... I find it difficult to find any information on this topic. I even find it difficult to find detailed information on motherboards of laptops. I know they have horizontal RAM... If you come across anything, then it would be nice, if you updated this thread or wrote a private an e-mail to me. : o )

Thanks.
post #10 of 13
Some Server boards based on Intel E7230 and Intel 3000 MCH Chipsets use horizontal RAM.
Well the E7230 Boards do not always support Core 2 Duo officially.
So search for Boards with 3000 MCH.

Found some by Intel, Asus and Tyan.

The Asus P5M2-M/C is the way cheapest (180€ here) but with PCI Ex x4 only.
The Asus P5M2 has PCI Ex 16x but is 235€ at the same Online Store.

You should have a look the website of Asus.
You can download the manuals and see if a board got all you need ;o)
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