Well, I did manage to get my oscilloscope out but starting to look at the pins and my old eyes... I didn't think it would have been a good idea to start poking around on the card.
So I took a little Deoxit to the contacts on the expansion bay and cleaned them very well and then applied Deoxit Gold to the contacts to keep them clean. Did the same to the 1233n card.
Plugged it in and nothing... I reset the machine and got sidetracked from the machine. I come back and it was in Workbench and showing that the 1233n was working! YAY!
So... since I'm always looking for the best performance, I'm wondering if it's worth the money to send my card back and have the IDE Speeder option added.