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Tyan® utilizes Serverworks' Grand Champion™ core logic to expand server board lineup - Thunder GC-LE, Tiger GC-SL and Trinity GC-SL Provide Ideal Price/Performance for Wide Variety of Single and Dual-Processor Server Solutions

Fremont, CA, November 18, 2002 -
Tyan® today launched three new server platforms utilizing the ServerWorks™ Grand Champion™ core logic. The Thunder GC-LE S2623 and Tiger GC-SL S2727 platforms support two of the latest Intel® Xeon™ processors, while the Trinity GC-SL S2707 supports the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor. All three platforms support 533MHz front-side bus speeds and DDR266 memory.

For high-performance servers, Tyan offers the Thunder GC-LE S2623. With multiple independent PCI-X channels, up to 12GB of DDR memory, Fast Ethernet and dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, plus optional Ultra320 SCSI technology and IPMI server management, the Thunder GC-LE S2623 includes the features required by today's most powerful two-way servers.

For cost-effective dual and single-processor servers, Tyan offers the Tiger GC-SL S2727 and
Trinity GC-SL S2707. The Tiger board supports two Intel® Xeon™ processors in a space-efficient ATX form factor, while the Trinity board is aimed primarily at value servers, supporting an Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with two PCI-X channels.  Both platforms feature multiple LAN options, DDR266 support, and more.

"Based on the acclaimed Grand Champion core logic, all three of Tyan's latest ServerWorks-based platforms provide the highest performance levels for both dual and single-processor servers", stated Don Clegg, Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Tyan. "From the maximum performance Thunder GC-LE S2623, to the value-based Tiger GC-SL S2727 and Trinity GC-SL S2707, Tyan has a platform to meet the requirements of today's most demanding server applications."

"The scalability of the Grand Champion architecture enables ServerWorks to provide industry-leading server performance across a wide range of configurations," stated Kimball Brown, Vice President of Business Development at ServerWorks, a Broadcom¥ Company. "Tyan's latest ServerWorks-based platforms offer an outstanding mix of performance and value for the widest range of server applications."

All three motherboards are currently sampling, with wide availability expected in December 2002.

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About Tyan

Tyan Tyan Computer Corporation, founded in 1989 by long-time Intel and IBM executive Dr. T. Symon Chang, designs, manufactures and markets advanced system board technology.  Its products are sold to OEMs, VARs, System Integrators, 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 web site at

Tyan is a registered trademark of Tyan Computer Corporation. Intel is a registered trademark and Xeon is a trademark of Intel Corporation. Broadcom®, Grand Champion¥ and ServerWorks¥ are trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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