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This review is from: StarTech PCI Express to 4 Slot PCI Expansion System Model PEX2PCI4
Pros: We used this in one of our production environments where we needed the extra PCI slots, that were not specc'd with the PC. after a bit of work it worked fine, no IRQ errors. it was probably the easiest solution in the long run, has its own external power supply, so as long as it is powered up before the PC, your good as gold.
Cons: We did not order through Newegg, due to corporate restrictions. Mistake one.
We are uncertain if it was through shipping or shoddy worksmanship, but the PCIe board was damaged when it arrived (Packaged fairly well.) I would recommend being fairly competant at soldering, because the resistors are incredibly small and at $450~ its a huge mistake if you screw up.
On top of the damaged PCIe board, the enclosure had the internal board tossing around with all of the screws to hold it in place. NO ASSEMBLY. Huge cut into time having to remount the board on something that should have come from factory pre-made.
We ordered a PCI enclosure, not a do it yourself Radio Shack project.
Other Thoughts: We were down to the wire on time. If that hadn't been such an issue the assembly would have been less of a problem. However Startech could really use some Quality Control on these things, its a dissappoint to open the box up and start off with damaged goods followed by a box of parts.
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