13 ISA Slot Computer Backplane

DuroPC R6782N 13 ISA Slot Computer

Are you running legacy software that still requires the use of ISA expansion cards? The ISA technology has been phased out for quite a few years now, but we know that many of our customers still need to support their legacy hardware or software systems. If you are one of those customers, then today must […]

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ATX Motherboard Slot Numbering System

ATX Motherboard Slot Numbering System

Here at DuroPC, we are always trying to improve upon the customer experience. When trying to offer our support, we have found that it can be somewhat difficult to pinpoint which expansion slot that our customers are referring to. Maybe they are experiencing an issue with the third PCI express slot. But is that third […]

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Balancing The Computer Scales

Balancing The Computer Scales

Balancing The Computer Scales  Embedded fanless computers may be small, but they pack a big punch. Small barebone systems offers an alternative computer to the traditional desktop or rackmount.  Offering a variety of expansion configurations while still preforming at full capacity on a i-series processor and only a fraction of the size. These two systems […]

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Microsoft Downgrade Rights

Microsoft Windows Downgrade. **UPDATE** Microsoft recently updated its downgrade rights. If Microsoft no longer supports the operating system we can not downgrade to it. Unless your company has been using the volume license system since the time the requested operating system was in use you can not longer downgrade to it. Because of this change […]

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The difference between PCIe x1, x4, x8, x16

In a previous blog post, we covered the difference between PCI and PCI-X.  The response to the post was enthusiastic, and we were asked to write a complementary post explaining the difference between PCIe x1, x4, x8, x16.  We are always happy to answer customers’ questions (feel free to contact us with your questions regarding […]

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