Tyan® Announces Tiger 230 Dual-Processor Systemboard
-- Cost-Effective Platform Designed For Entry-Level Workstations --
– Tyan® Computer Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of Internet infrastructure products and systemboard solutions, announced their Tiger 230
platform today, expanding Tyan's broad line of multi-processor systemboards. The Tiger 230 features a dual-socket design, providing the ability to accept either one or two Intel® Pentium® III processors. This type of scalability is ideal for entry-level workstations, as well as power-users that demand leading-edge performance at an affordable price.
Fremont, CA, January 10, 2001
Scalability and Affordability
The Tiger 230 is the perfect Internet platform for power-users on a budget. With support for one or two processors, as well as up to 2 gigabytes of system memory, the Tiger 230
provides the processing power and memory capacity necessary now, with plenty of room for future expansion. This scalability enables users to meet their performance and budgetary requirements.
"The Tiger 230
provides leading-edge dual-processor performance for the workstation and power-user markets, while maintaining affordability for the masses" states Steve Hsia, Product Manager at Tyan. "In addition to its
multi-processor design, users will also enjoy 4x AGP compatibility, DMA/100 support and plenty of PCI slots for expansion".
For users requiring peak processing performance for
workstation applications, the Tiger 230 boasts dual PGA370 sockets. Each of these sockets will accept an Intel Pentium III processor running at up to 1GHz, ideal for CAD/CAM, financial analysis, and more. In addition,
the Tiger 230 includes a 4x AGP slot that can accept a high-performance graphics accelerator. All these features, when combined with plenty of high-speed PC133 memory, provide outstanding performance for workstation
Tiger 230 (S2507) Features
- Dual FC-PGA design supports one or two Intel Pentium III processors
- VIA Apollo Pro133A chipset supports a 100MHz or 133MHz Front-Side Bus
- 4 DIMM sockets support 2GB of PC100 or 1.5GB of PC133 SDRAM
- Dual IDE channels support up to four DMA/100 drives
- One AGP slot supports 2x/4x modes
- Five 32-bit PCI expansion slots
- ATX form factor (12" x 9.6")
Initial shipments of the Tiger 230 have
commenced, with wide availability expected by mid-January, 2001. For more information, please contact Tyan at 510-651-8868 or visit them on the web at http://www.tyan.com
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Tyan Computer Corporation,
founded in 1989 by long-time Intel and IBM executive Dr. T. Symon Chang, designs, manufactures and markets advanced systemboard technology. Its products are sold to OEMs, Systems Integrators, VARs and Resellers
worldwide. Over the last decade, Tyan has consistently been one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Tyan was named to the prestigious INC 500 in 1997 and 1998 (19th fastest growing U.S.
company in 1997). Tyan was also ranked by Deloitte & Touche as one of the USA's "Fast 500", as well as one of Silicon Valley's "Fast 50" companies in 1998. For more information, contact Tyan
directly at 510-651-8868 or visit the company's World Wide Web site at http://www.tyan.com
Tyan and Tiger 230 are registered trademarks of Tyan Computer Corporation.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Press Contact: Matt Vernon, Tyan Computer, 510-651-8868, MattV@tyan.com