TYAN® unleashes the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882),
A high-end system board featuring
dual AMD Opteron technology
The Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) Enables the Ideal Dual Opteron 1U/2U Platform
Tyan® , the leader in
dual AMD motherboard technology, today launched the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882), an AMD Opteron based platform for the 1U and 2U server segments. Powered by two Opteron processors, the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) is a compelling motherboard
with highly competitive features such as excellent memory performance, IPMI compliant server management support, and powerful broadband connectivity.
Computex - Taipei, Taiwan, September 22nd, 2003 -
The main features of the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) are designed
to maximize the potential of a demanding server platform. One of the motherboard's most powerful features is the set of four 64-bit PCI-X slots for optimal I/O performance. Up to eight DDR DIMMS can populate
the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) to provide an impressive capacity of 16GB of ECC memory, Gigabit Ethernet and Fast Ethernet LAN ports to accommodate high bandwidth, and support for the latest in IPMI remote management
technology for convenient and sophisticated administrative control.
Other features of the Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) include EPS12V universal power compatibility, Serial ATA with RAID 0, 1 or 0+1 support, an
integrated ATI® RAGE XL graphics controller, and more.
"The Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) steals the spotlight as Tyan's most powerful dual AMD Opteron motherboard for the server and cluster segments,"
said Don Clegg, Vice President of Sales and Strategic Programs at Tyan. "Its array of impressive features such as 64-bit CPU and memory support with 8 DIMMs, 64-bit PCI-X support, multiple onboard LAN controllers,
integrated graphics and an IPMI server management option all combine to meet the rigorous demands of the emerging 1U and 2U markets."
The Thunder K8S Pro (S2882) will start sampling in mid-September, and start
shipping in production volume in October.
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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 http://www.tyan.com