Tyan Thunder K8QW S4881 Motherboard

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-29 RSS
Tyan Thunder K8QW S4881 Motherboard

The Thunder K8QW (S4881) offers customers the capability to realize higher-end processing power never before available to the mainstream. With scalability between 4 and 8-socket through the use of the M4881 add-on processor board, the Thunder K8QW can easily provide between 4, 8, and up to 16 core support using AMD Opteron 800 series processors with Dual Core and 32/64-bit feature. Other great workstation/server features include dual PCI Express x16 slots, multiple PCI-X 133 slots, quad SATA-II 3G ports with RAID, and dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports. With all of this, the Thunder K8QW (S4881) provides performance beyond many other workstation or server systems.

- Quad µPGA 940-pin ZIF sockets
- Supports up to four AMD Opteron™ 8xx processors
- Four onboard 4-phase VRMs
- Integrated 128-bit DDR memory controller

- AMD-8131™ HyperTransport™ PCI-X Tunnel
- NVIDIA nForce Professional 2200 (CK8-04)
- Winbond™ W83627HF Super I/O ASIC
- Two analog Devices ADT7468 Hardware Monitoring IC

- 128-bit dual channel (interleaved) memory bus
- Total of sixteen DDR DIMM sockets (4 per CPU)
- Supports up to 64GB of Registered DDR memory (supports 64GB of registered DDR
- Supports Single/Dual/Quad Rank mem. modules
- Supports DDR 266/333/400 memory
- Supports ECC with CHIPKILL technology

Expansion Slots
- Two x16 PCI Express slot, one with x4 signal
- Two independent 64-bit PCI-X buses: One 133MHz max. 3.3V PCI-X slot from BrdgB; Two 100MHz max. 3.3V PCI-X slots from BrdgA
- Total of five usable slots

Integrated I/O
- One floppy connector supports up to two devices
- Two 9-pin serial ports (1 connector & 1 header) and one 25-pin parallel port pin-header
- PS/2 mouse and keyboard connectors
- (8) USB 2.0 EHCl ports (two rear, six via header)
- Two USB v2.0 connectors through VT6212

System Management
- Modular BMC 2x25pin header for SMDC support (Tyan Proprietary Interface)
- Six 4-pin fan headers support tachometer monitoring & smart FAN control (PWM), four 3-pin fan headers support tachometer monitoring temperature and voltage monitoring
- Port 80h LED display

Integrated ATA-133
- Two ATA-133 Channels up to four ATA-133 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

HyperTransport™ Connectors
- Two HyperTransport™ v1.0 Connectors

Integrated PCI Graphics
- ATI® RAGE™ XL PCI graphics controller
- 8MB Frame Buffer of video memory

Integrated SATA Controller
- Two integrated dual port SATA-II controllers
- Supports four independent SATA-II ports
- Supports up to four SATA-II drives
- Supports 1.5Gb/s and 3.0Gb/s
- Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1

Integrated IEEE 1394a Controller
- IEEE 1394a controller TSB43AB22A
- Two IEEE 1394a pin header

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 compliance
- 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 on 8Mbit LPC Flash ROM
- ACPI 2.0; Serial Console Redirect
- USB device boot support; 48-bit LBA support
- Power management: S0, S1, S4 and S5

Form Factor
- SSI MEB v3.5 footprint (13"x16"; 330.2x406.4mm)
- EPS12V/SSI v3.5 (24+8+8) power connectors
- Serial (one) and VGA (one) connectors
- Stacked USB 2.0 connectors
- Stacked PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors
- Two RJ-45 side-by-side LAN connectors with LEDs