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Tyan® upgrades server platform to higher I/O Bandwidth and Manageability with 533MHz system bus - The Thunder i7501 S2720-533 Offers the Ultimate Performance of 533MHz FSB Technology

Fremont, CA, April 09, 2003 -
Tyan® today launched the Thunder i7501 S2720-533, a highly integrated server solution designed for pedestal and rackmount applications.  Based on the Intel® E7501 chipset with a 533MHz system bus, the Thunder i7501 offers powerful features such as Ultra320 SCSI with Zero Channel RAID support, dual channel Gigabit Ethernet, 12GB of PC2100 DDR Registered ECC memory, and five expansion slots.

The design of this platform maximizes the potential of the 533MHz system bus technology, the highest throughput achievable when accessing memory and I/O devices. The 533MHz system bus powers the Thunder i7501 to incorporate faster memory and Hyper-Threading Technology, which improves performance in server applications and multitasking environments.

"With our successful launch of the Thunder i7500 S2720 last spring," said Danny Hsu, Senior Director of Marketing at Tyan. "Tyan is committed to offer Thunder i7501 S2720-533 with enhanced network system bus and SCSI solutions."

Thunder i7501 Features

  • Dual mPGA604 ZIF sockets support up to two Intel® Xeon™ processors with 512KB L2 Advanced Transfer Cache and Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Intel® E7501 chipset supports an industry-leading 533MHz system bus
  • Six 184-pin DIMM sockets support up to 12GB of Registered DDR266 memory
  • 4 PCI-X slots 1 PCI slot (5 total)
  • Integrated dual-channel Adaptec® Ultra360 SCSI, dual Intel® PRO/1000 MT Server Network Connections and an integrated Intel® Pro/100 Network Adapter

The Thunder i7501 is currently sampling and will reach mass production in May.

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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 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

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