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Tyan Tomcat K8E (S2865) Offers Power and Application Diversity for
Home and Business Users

FREMONT, CA, March 10th, 2005 -
With the IT market drive towards scalable and flexible products, customers are looking to receive more from each system they build. To meet the rising demand for highly-configurable, value-added system platforms, Tyan is announcing the much-anticipated arrival of the Tomcat K8E (S2865).

The Tomcat K8E leverages the power of the NVIDIA nForce™ 4 Ultra chipset and provides support for AMD Athlon™ 64 and 64 FX performance processors. Multiple features are included for the benefit of desktop and server customers, such as:

  • PCI Express* x16 and dual x1 slots for use with the latest I/O
    and graphics add-on cards
  • Support for up to 4GB of Unbuffered DDR 400/333 with
    ECC/non-ECC compatibility
  • Integrated AC'97 audio with 5.1 multi-channel capability
  • Built-in dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, Active Armor™
     and NVIDIA Firewall support
  • Serial ATA-II with NVRAID™ and Built-in ATI® RAGE XL™ 8MB video
  • Dual FireWire ports and compatibility with the
    nTune™ Performance Modifier Application
  • ATX form factor (12" x 9.6", 244mm x 305mm)
  • …and much more!

All of this provides customers with a platform that can meet a wide array of requirements while delivering high-performance and exceptional processing power.
"The move towards totally integrated solutions presents a unique challenge for platform providers to offer solutions which can be configured to fit a number of applications," said Don Clegg, VP of Marketing/OEM at Tyan. "The introduction of the versatile Tomcat K8E (S2865) is a mark of achievement for Tyan towards meeting that market challenge."

Tomcat K8E (S2865) is currently sampling to select customers, and will reach mass availability in mid Q2 of 2005.

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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

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