CPU Information on AMD Processors

Tyan proudly supports these AMD CPU's on various platforms:

  • AMD Athlon™ 64, 64 FX (Single/Dual-Core), MP, XP
  • AMD Opteron™ (Single/Dual-Core, 800, 2000, 8000 Series)
  • AM2 Opteron™ & Sempron™

For information about the CPU types/brands listed above, please visit the official AMD website: http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desktop/Default.aspx


FAQ for AMD CPU
 

  1. What motherboards support the 4"/ 104 mm Socket F Heatsinks?

    There are 2 different designs for Socket F heatsink configuration.  The following motherboards are designed around the 4"/ 104mm socket connector:  S2912, S3991, and S4987.  Please refer to this image for a visual representation of this design.
     
  2. What motherboards support the 3 1/2"/ 89 mm Socket F Heatsink?

    There are 2 different designs for Socket F heatsink configuration.  The following motherboards are designed around the 3 1/2"/ 89mm socket connector:  S2915, S2927, S2932, S3970, S3992 and S4985 + M4985.  Reference the attached picture for a visual representation of this design.  Please refer to this image for a visual representation of this design.
     
  3. Where can I find information about the various AMD CPU's?

    You can find this information on the official AMD website at this location:
    http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/ProductInformation/0,,30_118,00.html
     
  4. What is Hyper-Transport?

    HyperTransport technology is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase the communication speed between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment up to 48 times faster than some existing technologies.

    For more information, check the official AMD website at:
    http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/DevelopWithAMD/0,,30_2252_869_2353,00.html
     
  5. What is AMD PowerNOW!?

    Provides performance-on-demand by dynamically adjusting performance based on CPU utilization - helping systems to run at optimum performance and power levels, reducing electricity costs while maximizing IT budget dollars.

    For more information, check the official AMD website location:
    http://www.amd.com/us-en/0,,3715_12353,00.html
     
  6. What is Multi-Core Technology?

    You can find an interactive tour of this technology from this website link:  http://multicore.amd.com/WhatIsMC/

    For more information, check the official AMD website location: http://www.amd.com/us-en/0,,3715_12353,00.html
     
  7. Where can I find the AMD Support Forums?

    You can find this information on the official AMD website at this location:  http://forums.amd.com/
     
  8. Where can I find a guide to help with all the aspects of installation?

    You can find this information on the official AMD website at this location:  http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/TechnicalResources/0,,30_182_9342,00.html
     
  9. Where can I find information about cooling solutions or officially support power supplies?

    You can find this information on the official AMD website at this location:  http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/TechnicalResources/0,,30_182_869,00.html

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