Tyan Thunder GC-HE S4520 Motherboard

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-29 RSS
Tyan Thunder GC-HE S4520 Motherboard

The Thunder GC-HE provides next-generation performance for leading-edge server. Supporting up to four Intel® Xeon® processors MP and utilizing the ServerWorks™ Grand Champion HE chipset, this system board is ideal for on-line transaction processing (OLTP), database server, and other compute-intensive applications. The Thunder GC-HE features PCI-X bus technology for superior I/O performance, dual-channel LAN for flexible connectivity, dual-channel Ultra160 SCSI for leading-edge storage, and optional IPMI-compliant server management with fault resilience support.

- Quad PGA603 ZIF sockets
- Supports up to four Intel® Xeon® processors MP
- Four VRM 9.1 current share sockets
- Source synchronous bus of 200MHz
- Front-Side Bus support for 400MHz

- ServerWorks Grand Champion HE chipset
- ServerWorks CMIC host bridge
- ServerWorks CIOB-X 3.0 I/O bridges (two)
- ServerWorks CSB5 south bridge
- National NS87417 Super I/O ASIC

- Twelve 184-pin 2.5V DDR DIMM sockets
- Supports up to 24GB of Registered DDR RAM
- Memory Expansion Card (MEC) design
- Multi-bit memory ECC, memory scrubbing

Expansion Slots
- Six 64-bit 100MHz (3.3V) PCI-X Hot Plug slots
- Each CIOB-X supports two PCI-X buses with two PCI-X slots on each bus
- One 64-bit 66/33Mhz and one 32-bit 33MHz (5-volt) PCI slot
- Total of eight usable slots

Integrated I/O
- One floppy connector supports up to two drives
- Two 9-pin 16550-based serial ports
- One 25-pin ECP/EPP/SPP parallel header
- PS/2 keyboard and mouse portst; two USB ports

Integrated PCI IDE
- Dual-channel master mode
- Up to four Enhanced IDE devices
- Support for ATA-100/66/33 IDE and ATAPI-compliant devices

Integrated SCSI
- Adaptec AIC-7899W controller
- Dual-channel Ultra160 SCSI support
- 160MB/sec per channel; 15 LVD devices per channel
- Channel A and Channel B - 68-pin connectors

System Management
- Winbond W83782D hardware monitoring ASIC
- Temperature, voltage, and fan monitoring
- 2-pin chassis intrusion header

Server Management (daughtercard opt)
- TYAN Server Management Connector, 50-pin Q-Logic Zircon Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
- Supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
- One SMB, one IPMB serial interface (2 isolated 5v connectors)
- Two I2C private busses, EMP, and fault resilient booting

Integrated LAN Controllers
- Dual LAN controllers
- Two Intel 82550 controllers (with TCO)
- 10/100Mbps data transfer rate per controller
- 3-pin Wake-on-LAN (WoL) header (two)

Integrated Video
- ATI® RAGE™ XL graphics controller
- 4MB frame buffer
- Standard 15-pin analog VGA port

- Phoenix™ BIOS on 4Mbit Flash ROM
- Supports APM v1.2 and ACPI v1.0
- User settings for hardware monitoring
- Auto-configuration of IDE hard drive types
- Multiple boot options
- DMI 2.0 compliant, console redirection

Form Factor
- SSI MEB footprint (16"x13", 406.4x330.2mm)
- Compatible with 4U rackmount height restriction
- Application-specific power connector suite; adapter included for compatibility with EPS12V power supply
- Stacked parallel (one), serial (two) and VGA (one) ports; Stacked USB (twp) ports
- Side-by-side LAN (two) ports
- Stacked keyboard and mouse ports