Tyan Thunder K8W S2885 Motherboard

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-29 RSS
Tyan Thunder K8W S2885 Motherboard

The Thunder K8W (S2885) delivers the best performance for powering digital content creation, productivity, 3D gaming, and other multimedia applications. Powered by the AMD Opteron™ Processor with the scalability of 32-bit and 64-bit support, this platform supports AGP 8X / AGP 8X PRO 110W slot, eight DIMM slots for 16GB of DDR400/333/266 memory with ECC, Gigabit Ethernet, integrated Serial ATA, FireWire, and six-channel audio with SPDIF support. With this many onboard features, the Thunder K8W (S2885) offers the best in high-end workstation platforms technology.

- Dual µPGA 940-pin ZIF sockets
- Supports up to two AMD Opteron™ processors
- Two onboard 3-phase VRMs
- 128-bit DDR dual-channel memory controller (integrated in CPU)
- Supports Single and Dual Core processors

- AMD-8151™ AGP 3.0 Graphics Tunnel
- AMD-8131™ PCI-X Tunnel
- AMD-8111™ I/O Hub
- Winbond™ W83627HF Super I/O ASIC
- Analog Devices ADT7463 Hardware Monitoring IC

- 128-bit DDR memory bus
- Eight 184-pin 2.5-Volt DDR DIMM sockets: Four per CPU
- Supports up to 16GB of Registered DDR
- Supports ECC type memory modules
- Supports PC3200 / 2700 / 2100 / 1600 DDR

Expansion Slots (Total of six usable slots)
- One 8X AGP / AGP 8X Pro110W slot
- Two independent 64-bit PCI-X buses: Two 100/66/33MHz PCI-X slots (PCI-X A); Two 133/100/66/33MHz PCI-X slots (PCI-X B)
- One legacy 32-bit 33MHz (5-Volt) PCI slot

Integrated I/O
- One floppy connector supports up to two drives
- One 25-pin parallel port connector and two serial (one connector, one header)
- Five USB v1.1 ports (three rear connectors & two front panel headers)
- PS/2 mouse and keyboard connectors
- Two FireWire (IEEE 1394a) ports (one rear connector and one internal connector)

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

Integrated LAN Controllers
- Broadcom BCM5703C GbE controller: One RJ-45 LAN connectors with LEDs; Connected to PCI-X Bridge A

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

Integrated SATA Controller
- Silicon Image Sil3114 SATA RAID Accelerator
- Four SATA 1.0 ports
- Supports up to four SATA drives
- Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 (optional)

Integrated FireWire Controller
- TI TSB43AB22 IEEE 1394a PCI controller
- Two FireWire ports (one rear connector and one front panel header, optional)

Integrated Audio
- AC'97 compliant audio link
- Analog Devices 1981B
- One RCA SPDIF connector
- Line-In/Line-Out/Mic-In audio jacks
- CD-in/Aux-in connectors

- AMI® BIOS 8.0 on 4Mbit LPC Flash ROM
- ACPI 2.0
- Serial Console Redirect
- PXE via Ethernet
- USB device boot
- 48-bit LBA Support

Form Factor
- SSI EEB v3.0 footprint (12"x13"; 304.8x330.2mm): fits in many ATX-compliant tower chassis
- EPS12V/SSI (24 + 8 + 6 pin) power connectors
- Serial (one) and parallel port (one) connectors
- Stacked USB 1.1 (three) connectors
- Stacked PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
- One RJ-45 LAN connector with LEDs
- Audio Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in jacks
- One RCA SPDIF (Co-Axial) connector
- One IEEE 1394A port