Viz Engine Administrator Guide

Version 4.2 | Published December 04, 2020 ©

Dell R7920

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Dell R7920 Rack Workstation Slots

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Slot

Usage

Slot 1 – PCIe3 x8

Graphics Card only! (Single / Dual Slot)

Slot 2 – PCIe3 x8

Used if a Dual-Slot Graphics Card is installed
Matrox AES Audio

Slot 3 – PCIe3 x8

Video Card (i.e. Matrox Video Board)

Slot 4 – PCIe3 x16

Expansion Cards:

Matrox AES Audio
Blue Storm
SeaLevel

Slot 5 – PCIe3 x8

Video Card (i.e. Matrox Video Board) (if two Graphics Cards are installed)

Slot 6 – PCIe3 M2 SSD

PCIe M.2 SSD

Slot 7 – PCIe3 x8

Used if a Dual-Slot Graphics Card is installed

Slot 7 – PCIe3 x8

Second Graphics Card

Note: Only Matrox boards have been tested.

BIOS Settings

  • During Post, press F2 to get access to the BIOS Setup.

    • Click on System BIOS.

    • Click on Processor Settings.

    • Set Logical Processor to DISABLED.

    • Press ESC to Exit Menu.

  • Click on SATA Settings.

    • Set Embedded SATA to RAID MODE.

    • Press ESC to Exit Menu.

  • Click on NVMe Settings.

    • Set NVMe Mode to NonRAID.

    • Press ESC to Exit Menu.

  • Click on Boot Settings.

    • Check if Boot Mode set to UEFI.

    • Press ESC to Exit Menu.

  • Click on Integrated Devices.

    • Set Embedded Video Controller to DISABLED.

    • Press ESC to Exit Menu.

  • Click on System Profile Settings.

    • Set System Profile to Performance.

    • Press ESC twice, Settings are saved.

  • Exit Bios.

  • Press F2 to access BIOS.

  • Click on Boot Settings.

  • Change Boot Order (C should be at top).

  • Save Changes and Exit.

Note: Only newer Matrox Boards like xMio3 and DSX.LE4 are supported with Dell R7920 workstations. Older videoboards are not tested by Vizrt.

Note: Certain third party vendor drivers require secure boot to be disabled to install properly.