Tyan Thunder i860 S2603 Motherboard

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-29 RSS
Tyan Thunder i860 S2603 Motherboard

Designed for the Intel Xeon processor with Netburst microarchitecture, Tyan's Thunder i860 provides groundbreaking performance for advanced workstation applications. This high-performance system board supports two Intel Xeon processors and is based on their i860 chipset, which supports a 400MHz system bus and up to 4GB of Rambus memory. These features, combined with integrated 10/100 LAN connectivity and optional SCSI support, make our Thunder i860 the ideal platform for digital video editing, CAD, 3D modeling, financial analysis and more.

- Dual PGA603 ZIF sockets
- Supports up to two Intel® Xeon™ processors
- Two onboard VRMs
- Front-Side Bus support for 400MHz

- Intel® 860 chipset
- 82860 North Bridge, 82801BA I/O Controller Hub, 82802AB Firmware Hub and 82806AA PCI 64 Hub

- Eight 184-pin RIMM sockets
- Dual channel memory bus
- Supports up to 4GB of PC800 Rambus memory
- Memory Expansion Card (MEC) design

Expansion Slots
- One AGP Pro slot; also supports 4x
- Two 64-bit 66MHz (3.3-volt) and three 32-bit
- 33MHz (5-volt) PCI slots
- Total of six 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
- Two USB ports
- PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports

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

Integrated LAN Controllers
- Intel® 82550EY LAN controller
- 10/100Mbps data transfer rate

System Management
- 3-pin fan monitoring headers
- 2-pin chassis intrusion header
- CPU temperature and voltage monitoring
- Winbond W83782D hardware monitoring ASIC

Integrated Audio
- Analog Devices AD1885 chipset
- AC'97 codec
- Line-in, Line-out and Mic ports

- Phoenix™ BIOS on 4Mb 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

Integrated SCSI
- LSI SYM53C1010R controller
- Dual-channel Ultra160 SCSI support 160MB/sec max. data throughput per channel
- Supports up to 15 LVD SCSI devices per channel - Channel A: 68-pin connector - Channel B: 68-pin connector

Form Factor
- Extended ATX footprint (13" x 12", 330.2mm x 304.8mm)
- One 24-pin and one 8-pin power connectors
- Go here to see how to connect them.
- Stacked parallel (one) and serial (two) ports
- Stacked RJ45 LAN and audio ports
- Stacked USB (two) ports
- Stacked keyboard and mouse ports