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TYAN DUAL CORE SERVER ATTACK!

Tyan Introduces Two Classic Server Boards - Now Upgraded for AMD Dual Core Support
Products: S4882-D S2882-D 


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):

http://tyan.com/products/html/thunderk8sdpro.html

For more information about the Thunder K8QSD Pro (S4882-D):
http://tyan.com/products/html/thunderk8qsdpro.html