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AMD validates TYAN® Tomcat K8S (S2850) with
Opteron™ 148 Processor

AMD Validation of Tyan's Compact Server Platform
Enables Customers with New Level of 64-Bit Performance

Fremont, CA, May 20th, 2004 -
In a move to enable entry server customers with higher levels of 64-bit performance, AMD publicly recommended the Tyan Tomcat K8S (S2850) for use with the Opteron™ 148 processor.

Utilizing a compact ATX form factor to provide cost-savings for the power supply, expansion devices, enclosure, and other system components, the Tomcat K8S (S2850) delivers efficiency and performance for server appliances, gateway and firewall projects, and other small server applications. Key features of the Tomcat K8S (S2850) include support for a single AMD Opteron™ 100 series processor, dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, up to 8GB of DDR266 Registered ECC memory, six 32-bit PCI slots, and integrated Serial ATA RAID support. Leveraging from the latest AMD recommendation of Opteron 148 support, customers using the Tomcat K8S (S2850) platform are expected to realize incredible cost-savings on the system itself.

"The AMD Opteron 148 processor provides customers with an entry-level solution for server applications," said Danny Hsu, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing at Tyan. "AMD's recommendation of the Opteron 148 processor will enable customers to apply the Tomcat K8S (S2850) into powerful yet cost-effective, compact server solutions."

For more information, visit AMD's Opteron Recommended Motherboard section at:,,30_118_8796_8819%5e8821,00. html?queryID=84927

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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 and Opteron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.


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