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TYAN® is one of the FIRST to be validated by AMD to
Support the AMD Opteron™ 248 processor

AMD Recommends Using the Tyan Thunder K8S (S2880) to
Support the New Opteron™ 248 Processor

Fremont, CA, November 18th, 2003 -
AMD has announced that the Tyan Thunder K8S (S2880), a dual AMD Opteron™ processor based server platform, has been validated to support the new Opteron™ 248 processor.  At 2.2GHz, 1MB L2 Cache, and supporting DDR400/333, the Opteron™ 248 processor enters the industry as a cutting edge solution for 32 and 64-bit processing applications.

AMD has evaluated the
Thunder K8S (S2880) under comprehensive testing procedures to ensure a high degree of reliability, usability, and performance.  AMD has listed the platform on its "AMD Opteron™ Processor Recommended Motherboards" list at:,,30_2252_869_8819%5e8821,00. html?queryID=77230

The Thunder K8S (S2880) is a powerful and unique solution for rackmount and pedestal servers.  It optimizes the AMD Opteron™ processor's key features, such as scalable 32 and 64-bit CPU processing coupled to an integrated memory controller to reduce memory and front side bus bottlenecks.   The Thunder K8S (S2880) is also the first dual AMD Opteron™ processor platform that offers both Serial ATA and SCSI options for high storage capabilities, while dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports heighten network connectivity and bandwidth on a PCI-X bus

The Thunder K8S (S2880) is currently shipping in volume.

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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 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 ngrowing 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. AMD, AMD Opteron, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


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