TYAN Press Release


Products: S5372-LC 

Fremont, CA, April 10th , 2007 - Tyan Computer Corporation, the leading server platform provider, launches the absolute bargain/performance solution, Tempest i5000VS  (S5372-LC), the latest Intel platform featuring the Intel® 5000V chipset (codenamed Blackford-VS), with complementary support of Quad-Core & Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® processors.

Tempest i5000VS (S5372-LC), the compacted CEB (12” x 10.5”) motherboard, brims with excellent features and capabilities to maximize performance output.  With an innovated board design, it supports two quad-core or dual-core processors (Intel Xeon processor 5100/5100-LV/5300-LV/5300(80W) series) and six FBDIMM slots, offering up to 24GB fully buffered DDR2-533/667 of memory capacity.  The S5372-LC also accommodates multiple PCI Express/PCI-X expansion slots and a Remote System Management IPMI 2.0. The Tyan Taro card is additionally equipped on the SO-DIMM slot, providing support of SAS and SATA ports and RAID 0, 1 & 10, to comply with various applications and objectives.

"The Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor 5300 series and Dual-Core Intel Xeon processor 5100 series provide Tempest i5000VS (S5372LC) with  superb processing power and boosted overall efficiency,”  said Danny Hsu, President of Tyan Computer Corporation.  "With this new product, end users will benefit from our reliable performance and security at a very cost-effective budget.”

“IT adoption of quad-core technology for servers and workstation has been very rapid since existing server applications will see on average 40-70% performance gains over Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors.  Additionally, the ability to leverage virtualization and consolidation on quad-core technology is delivering IT savings of thousands of dollars annually in power, space, management and hardware costs,” said Boyd Davis, General Manager, Server Platforms Group Marketing, Intel Corporation.  “Innovators such as Tyan fully utilize Dual-Core/Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors to optimize platform performance.  With Tempest i5000VS (S5372LC), Tyan platform users now can implement a flexible solution within a very affordable price range.”

The Tempest i5000VS (S5372-LC) will sample to select customers in early Q2 of this year and will reach mass availability by mid Q2.

For more information, visit the Tempest i5000VS (S5372-LC) website at:

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