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Tyan® announces Next-generation platforms for Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor

New Trinity and Tomcat Series System Boards Utilize Latest Intel® 845 Chipsets
Products: S2099 

Fremont, CA  May 20, 2002 - Tyan® Computer Corporation today announced a complete line of new system boards utilizing the latest desktop chipsets from Intel. The new Trinity i845E and Tomcat i845GL system boards provide leading-edge features, and offer unprecedented performance when paired with the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor.

Tyan, a long-time Intel partner and leading manufacturer of system boards for servers, workstations, and desktops, continues to innovate at the forefront of system board technology. In addition to new i845-based products, Tyan also provides high-performance IA-32 solutions for workstations and servers, including their Thunder i860 and Thunder i7500.

With a total of six new i845-based platforms, these Tyan system boards provide customers with a wide variety of choices for high-performance desktops, value PCs, server appliances, and more. "Our new i845-based system boards provide performance, value, and include a host of integrated features," stated Danny Hsu, director of marketing at Tyan. "After our successful IA-32 based workstation and server launches over the past year, Tyan is excited to announce these leading-edge, Intel-based solutions for the desktop."

Trinity i845E (S2099)

The Trinity i845E utilizes the Intel 845E chipset, and is ideal for powering latest high-performance desktop PCs. It features support for a 533MHz front side bus, up to 2GB of PC2100 DDR memory, AGP Pro50 graphics card, USB 2.0 peripherals, and the latest Pentium 4 processors. The Trinity i845E will be available in June in three configurations; S2099GNNR with integrated VGA, Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and ATA-133 IDE RAID, S2099ANR with integrated AC'97 audio, Fast Ethernet and ATA-133 IDE RAID, and S2099A with integrated AC'97 audio.

Tomcat i845GL (S2098)

The Tomcat i845GL features the Intel 845GL chipset, and is aimed primarily at the value PC and server appliance markets. It features a space-saving Flex ATX form factor, integrated graphics, and support for the latest USB 2.0 peripherals. The Tomcat i845GL will be available in early Q3 in two configurations; S2098GNN with integrated VGA, and two Fast Ethernet ports, and S2098AGN with integrated AC'97 audio, VGA, and Fast Ethernet.