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Tyan Tomcat K8E-SLI (S2866) and Transport GT20 (B2865)
Deliver Performance over Cost

FREMONT, CA, USA, October 6th, 2005
- Leveraging on the power of dual core processors to deliver the power needed to meet demanding application requirements, Tyan is launching not one, but TWO dual core products. Introducing the Transport GT20 (B2865) and the Tomcat K8E-SLI (S2866), two products designed to provide customers with dual core, scalable performance for a wide range of applications, with a minimum of cost overhead per unit.

Transport GT20 (S2865) is a brand-new 1P barebones server system based on Tyan's award-winning Tomcat K8E (S2865) motherboard, and features a rich list of capabilities within a compact-sized box. Such capabilities include:

  • Support AMD Athlon™ 64, 64 FX, X2, & Opteron™ 100 series (S939) processors
  • 17.2" width, 1.72" height, 22.4" depth
  • (4) Hot-swap 3.5" SATA drive bays with RAID (0, 1, 0+1)
  • Remote management optional support
  • Delta 350W Power Supply pre-installed, and much more

Other excellent features on the system-level include support for PC3200/2700/2100-type Registered Memory with ECC support (and ChipKill with Opteron processors in select memory configurations), and hardware activity monitoring and control for components such as the fans and VRMs. All of this is backed by full parts, service and support policy from Tyan.

Tomcat K8E-SLI (S2866) is a highly-integrated entry-level server, high-end desktop motherboard that has all of the great features found in its companion product, the highly-acclaimed Tomcat K8E (S2865), with additional options for the newest technologies such as:

  • Support AMD Athlon™ 64, 64 FX, X2, & Opteron™ 100 series (S939) processors
  • NVIDIA SLI™ dual PCI Express graphics cards support
  • Up to 4GB Unbuffered DDR400 memory with ECC/non-ECC and ChipKill support
  • 4-ports Serial ATA-II with RAID 0, 1, 0+1
  • Audio and FireWire (1394a), and multiple USB 2.0 ports
  • Supports up to (3) LAN ports (Two GbE and one 10/100)
  • Remote management support
  • ATX form factor to fit a majority of chassis enclosures in the market
  • Two SKUs to choose from: Server or Workstation

"Many customers require scalable, high-power solutions, but also require that system real estate and cost factors are minimized as much as possible to meet budgetary expectations," said Danny Hsu, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Tyan. "Both the Transport GT20 (B2865) and Tomcat K8E-SLI (S2866) deliver a number of powerful features, at a minimum of cost and improved space requirements."

Transport GT20 (S2865) is set to sample in late October of '05, reaching general availability by the end of Q4'05.

Tomcat K8E-SLI (S2866) is set to sample in late October of '05, and will reach general availability by mid-Q4'05.

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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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