Tyan Thunder K8QS S4880 Motherboard

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-29 RSS
Tyan Thunder K8QS S4880 Motherboard

Need multi-way processing power, but at a price that won't put your IT budget in the red? Have a requirement for affordable yet scalable 64-bit server performance? Introducing the Tyan Thunder K8QS (S4880), the industry's first cost-efficient quad AMD Opteron ™ motherboard for high performance computing. Using up to four AMD Opteron™ 800 series processors, the Thunder K8QS (S4880) also delivers two onboard gigabit LAN ports, dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI support, four Serial ATA RAID ports, integrated ATI RAGE XL ™ 8MB video, and four PCI-X slots with one PCI legacy slot. With this much versatility built into an SSI (13" x 16") form factor, coupled with the power of multi-processor 64-bit performance, the Thunder K8QS (S4880) should be the platform of choice for your next 4-way server system design.

- Quad µPGA 940-pin ZIF sockets
- Supports up to four AMD Opteron™ 800 series processors
- Four onboard 3-phase VRMs
- Integrated 128-bit DDR memory controller

- AMD-8131™ HyperTransport™ PCI-X Tunnel
- AMD-8111™ HyperTransport™ I/O Hub
- Winbond™ W83627HF Super I/O ASIC
- Total five Hardware Monitoring IC:
- One ADM1027 and four LM63

- 128-bit dual channel memory bus
- Ten 184-pin 2.5-Volt DDR DIMM sockets: 4 on CPU 0 and 2 each on CPU 1, 2, and 3
- Supports up to 20GB of Registered DDR
- Supports ECC and ECC with Chipkill type
- memory modules
- Supports DDR 400 / 333 / 266 / 200

Expansion Slots
- Two independent PCI-X buses
- Two 64-bit 66/33 MHz (3.3-Volt) PCI-X slots from PCI-X bridge A
- Two 64-bit 133/100/66/33 MHz (3.3-Volt) PCI-X slots from PCI-X bridge B
- One Legacy 32-bit 33MHz (5-Volt) PCI slot
- Total of five usable slots

Integrated I/O
- One floppy connector supports one device
- Two 9-pin serial ports (1 connector & 1 header) and one 25-pin parallel port pin-header
- PS/2 mouse and keyboard connectors
- Two USB v1.1 front panel headers
- Two USB v2.0 connectors through VT6212

System Management
- Nine 3-pin fan headers with tachometer monitoring
- Four fan headers with (PWM) speed control
- One 2-pin Chassis Intrusion header
- Temperature, voltage and fan monitoring

Integrated Enhanced IDE Controller
- Provides two IDE dual-drive ports for up to four EIDE devices
- Supports for UDMA 33/66/100/133 IDE drives and ATAPI compliant devices

Integrated LAN Controllers
- Broadcom BCM5704C dual-channel GbE LAN: Two RJ-45 LAN connectors with LEDs; Connected to PCI-X Bridge A
- Two Front Panel LED headers

Integrated PCI Graphics
- ATI® RAGE™ XL 8MB PCI graphics controller

Integrated SATA RAID Controller (option)
- One Silicon Image SI3114 controller
- Four Serial ATA 1.0 ports
- Supports up to four SATA drives
- Supports RAID 0, 1, 10

Integrated Dual Channel SCSI (option)
- LSI® 53C1030 U320 SCSI controlelr
- Dual-channel U320 SCSI
- Connects to PCI-X Bridge A
- Supports LSI® ZCR (Zero Ch. RAID)

Intelligent Platform Management Interface Header
- TYAN Server Management Daughter card (optional) supports features listed below via IPMI header ( SMDC/TSO Support)
- QLogic™ Zircon Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) based on powerful ARM7 technology
- Tailored for IPMI highest 1.5 Spec.
- Supports KCS and BT styles
- Flexible Windows & Linux Management Solution
- Supports RMCP and SNMP protocols
- Supports ASF standard and EMP
- I2C serial multi-master controllers and UARTs
- Build-in IPMB connector
- Remote power on/off and reset support (IPMI-over-LAN)

- Phoenix BIOS; 4Mbit LPC Flash ROM
- Watchdog timer
- USB boot support
- 48-bit LBA Support
- Supports PXE via Ethernet
- ACPI 2.0 & 1.0B support

Form Factor

- SSI MEB footprint (13"x16"; 330x407mm)
- EPS12V power connectors
- Serial (one) and VGA (one) connectors
- Stacked USB 2.0 (two) connectors
- Stacked PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors
- Two RJ-45 side-by-side LAN connectors with LEDs