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TYAN® ANNOUNCES NEW INTEL-BASED PLATFORM FOR PENTIUM 4 PROCESSOR - Tyan Trinity i845DDR Features New i845D Chipset Supporting High-Speed DDR Memory

Fremont, CA, January 8, 2002
- Tyan® Computer Corporation today announced that they have initiated shipments of their next-generation platform for the IntelŪ PentiumŪ 4 Processor. The Trinity i845DDR system board utilizes the new IntelŪ 845D chipset and supports high-speed Double Data Rate (DDR) memory, providing maximum performance for memory-intensive applications.

Tyan, a leading designer and manufacturer of Internet infrastructure products and system board solutions, has positioned the Trinity i845DDR as their mainstream platform for the Pentium 4 Processor. Tyan also manufactures an Intel 845 chipset-based SDRAM platform - the Trinity i845, currently available worldwide.

Featuring the Intel 845 chipset supporting DDR, the Trinity i845DDR supports the latest generation Pentium 4 Processors and up to 2 gigabytes of high-speed DDR memory. This new platform also features a total of seven expansion slots - one slot for a 4x AGP graphics card, as well as six PCI slots. Integrated 10/100BaseT Fast Ethernet networking and AC'97 audio are available as options.

"The Trinity i845DDR gives users exactly what they've been waiting for - an Intel-based platform for the Pentium 4 Processor that supports DDR memory. Based on Intel's latest 845D chipset, the Trinity i845DDR is designed to provide exceptional performance for today's media-rich applications such as digital music, digital video and imaging, gaming and more," stated Danny Hsu, Director of Marketing at Tyan.

"The new Intel 845 chipset is the premier, high performance DDR-capable chipset for today's desktop PCs using the latest Pentium 4 Processors" said Keith Kressin, chipset marketing manager at Intel. "We're pleased that Tyan is among the first system board manufacturers to ship a platform based on the Intel 845 DDR-capable chipset."

Trinity i845DDR (S2095) Features

  • Single mPGA478 socket supports one Intel Pentium 4 Processor
  • Intel 845D chipset supports a 400MHz system bus
  • Two DDR DIMM sockets support up to 2GB of PC2100/1600 DDR RAM
  • Six 33MHz 32-bit PCI expansion slots
  • One AGP slot supports 4x AGP graphics cards
  • Optional 10/100BaseT Fast Ethernet and AC'97 audio
  • ATX form factor (12" x 9.6")

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About Tyan

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

Tyan is a registered trademark of Tyan Computer Corporation. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other product names used in this publication are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.


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