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Dual AMD Opteron™ processor based Thunder K8S (S2880) solution validated by AMD
AMD Recommends the Thunder K8S (S2880) Server Solution

Fremont, CA, June 13th, 2003 -
AMD has recently announced the validation of the Tyan Thunder K8S (S2880), a dual AMD Opteron™ processor based server platform. Through rigorous testing, AMD has evaluated the Thunder K8S (S2880) as providing users a high degree of reliability, usability, and performance.  AMD fully supports the solution and has listed it on its "AMD Opteron™ Processor Recommended Motherboards" list.

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 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.

AMD's listing of the Thunder K8S (S2880) is found at the following link:,,30_182_869 _8819%5e8821,00.html?1054854023

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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

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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