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Tyan Breaks New Ground with Cutting-Edge Microprocessor Architecture Support for the Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ processor

FREMONT, CA, April 21st, 2005 -
In order to address market demands for the next level of system performance, and further extend its commitment to enabling customers to become technology leaders, Tyan is introducing support for ground-breaking dual core technology from AMD (NYSE: AMD) on a full range of new platforms and servers, all of which incorporate industry-leading features and cutting-edge performance.

On the 2nd anniversary of the introduction of the AMD Opteron™ processor, Tyan's award-winning platforms have evolved to handle the next level of 64-bit processing power and deliver products that customers need to reach their computing goals.  New powerhouse products for the server and workstation which are Dual Core Ready include the following:

  • Thunder K8WE (S2895, 2-way AMD Opteron 200 Series processor workstation board)
  • Thunder K8SRE (S2891, 2-way AMD Opteron 200 Series processor rackmount server board)
  • Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D, 2-way AMD Opteron 200 Series processor server board)
  • Thunder K8SR (S2881, 2-way AMD Opteron 200 Series processor rackmount server board)
  • Thunder K8QSD (S4882-D,  4-way AMD Opteron 800 Series processor server board)
  • Thunder K8QW (S4881, 8-way AMD Opteron 800 Series processor workstation/server board)
  • ...and many more to be announced

"Today's landmark introduction of the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor is proof of AMD's commitment to providing customers with industry-leading power previously unavailable to them," said Pat Patla, director, server/workstation business, Microprocessor Business Unit, Computation Products Group, AMD. "With the best performance-per-watt architecture available, an incredibly stable infrastructure, Direct Connect Architecture and the highest performing processors in the market, AMD can deliver compelling computing products available for a full range of IT requirements."

"The launch of AMD's dual core technology represents a paradigm shift for speed and power for all computing applications," said Dr. Symon Chang, Tyan's president and CEO. "With AMD's new dual-core technology, the value of Tyan's system and platform products has now been extended to the next milestone of performance: a testament to Tyan's commitment to meeting or exceeding our customers' expectations."

For more information and details about Tyan or Tyan products, please visit Tyan's website at

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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 for a wide range of applications.  Tyan enables its customers to be technology leaders by providing scalable, highly-integrated, reliable platforms for a wide range of applications such as Internet appliances, and server/workstation usage in markets such as CAD, DCC, E&P and HPC.  Since its inception, 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 (the 19th fastest growing U.S. company in 1997).  Tyan was also ranked by Deloitte & Touché as one of the USA's "Fast 500", as well as one of Silicon Valley's "Fast 50" companies in 1998.  For more information, visit the company's web site at

Copyright © 2005 Tyan Computer Corporation.  All rights reserved.  Tyan is a registered trademark, and the Dual Core Ready logo is a trademark of Tyan Computer Corporation.  AMD and AMD Opteron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.  Other names, trade names, and brands may be claimed as the property of others.  Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.


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