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SMALL BUT POWERFUL TYAN® SERVER/WS MOTHERBOARD UNLEASHED

Tyan Tiger K8WE (S2877) Delivers Server and Workstation Power in a Small Scale Package
Products: S2877 


FREMONT, CA, November 2nd, 2005 - Many system builders prefer to use a single design in order to expedite builds and leverage from established learning curves. Tyan has taken this fact to heart in the development and release of the Tiger K8WE (S2877), a motherboard that offers both server and workstation flavors in a compact-sized ATX form factor. Features of the Tiger K8WE include the following:

  • Dual AMD Opteron™ 200 Series Processor support; Single & Dual Core capability
  • NVIDIA nForce™ Professional 2200 core-logic
  • Supports up to 24GB of DDR400/333/266 Registered memory w/ ECC & ChipKill
  • Up to two (2) Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast network connectivity
  • Dual PCI Express x16 slots (one with x16, one with x4)
  • Serial ATA-II (3Gb/s) with NVIDIA RAID and built-in 8MB ATI® server graphics
  • ATX form (12" x 9.75"): fits many industry-standard tower & rackmount chassis
  • Available in server and workstation flavors
  • . . . and much more!

"Tyan and AMD believe in customer-centric innovation, and our continued collaborations are yielding the latest advancements that will help benefit end-users worldwide," said Pat Patla, director, server/workstation marketing, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD (NYSE: AMD). "The AMD Opteron processor with Direct Connect Architecture is designed for system stability and outstanding performance and – along with the latest motherboard from Tyan – helps provide improved system reliability for our customers."

"Many customers across the industry want to realize the power of extremely-scalable, flexible system motherboards, but not at the cost of space or higher-priced system components," stated Danny Hsu, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Tyan. "By introducing the Tiger K8WE (S2877), Tyan has effectively provided a platform with the performance to meet demanding applications both in the server and workstation fields, but with a total cost of ownership that makes dual-core, dual-processing performance widely available to customers in multiple markets."

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Tiger K8WE (S2877) is currently sampling to select customers and will be shipping in volume worldwide by end of Q4'05.