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Tyan Introduces Two Classic Server Boards -
Now Upgraded for AMD Dual Core Support

FREMONT, CA, May 10th, 2005 -
Today, With the advent of AMD's Dual Core technology, customers are set to realize levels of performance never before seen in server and workstation platforms. To herald the arrival of this incredible technology, Tyan has refreshed two classic server motherboards for dual core readiness: introducing the Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D) and Thunder K8QSD Pro (S4882-D).

The Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D) is designed for 2-way AMD Opteron™ 200 series support with dual and single core capabilities, while the Thunder K8QSD Pro (S4882-D) offers 4-way AMD Opteron 800 series support, also with dual and single core capabilities. Both offer a great range of features including:

  • AMD Dual and Single Core capabilities, and 32/64-bit scalability
  • AMD-8131 and AMD-8111 time-proven core-logic components
  • Support for Registered DDR400/333 with ECC and ChipKill features
  • Integrated Gigabit and 10/100 Ethernet support
  • Full-speed PCI-X expansion card support
  • Built-in Serial ATA with RAID 0, 1, 10 and 8MB ATI® RAGE XL™ server video
  • . . . and much more

"Servers are constantly being pushed to the next performance envelope due to the wide variety of applications they're subjected to, each and every workday," stated Danny Hsu, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Tyan. "With the introduction of the Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D) and Thunder K8QSD Pro (S4882-D), Tyan has effectively delivered platforms which can not only meet but exceed the power and performance expected in any range of environments."

The Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D) is currently shipping in volume to all customers and channels. The Thunder K8QSD Pro (S4882-D) is currently sampling to select customers and will reach mass production in Q3 of this year.

For more information about the Thunder K8SD Pro (S2882-D):

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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 of Tyan Computer Corporation.  NVIDIA, nForce, NVIDIA RAID, are trademarks or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation.  AMD, Opteron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.  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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