Tyan Transport GX28 B2881 Barebones Server

TYAN Updated: 2009-01-27 RSS
Tyan Transport GX28 B2881 Barebones Server

Based on the breakthrough 64-bit technology of dual AMD Opteron™ processors, with the incredible I/O capabilities of HyperTransport , the Tyan Transport GX28 (B2881) gives a wide range of functions while delivering excellent computational performance. Everything you need is built-in: four hot-swap SCSI or SATA drive bays, two (2) PCI-X 133 expansion slots, support for up to 16GB of Registered DDR400 memory, two (2) Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a 400W power supply with PFC. In addition, the Transport GX28 (B2881) also features front USB, smart auto-fan speed control, remote management options, and a slim CD-ROM drive that comes standard.


• TYAN Thunder K8SR (S2881)
• Dual AMD Opteron™ system board
- S2881G2NR for B2881G28S4H
- S2881UG2NR for B2881G28U4H
• Extended ATX footprint (13" x 12")

• Dual PGA 940-pin ZIF sockets
• Supports up to two AMD Opteron™ processors
• Supports single/dual core

• AMD-8131™ HyperTransport™ PCI-X Tunnel
• AMD-8111™ HyperTransport™ I/O Hub
• Winbond™ W83627HF Super I/O ASIC
• Analog Devices ADM1027 Hardware Monitoring IC

• 128-bit dual channel memory bus
• (8) 184-pin 2.5-Volt DDR DIMM sockets
• Supports up to 16GB of Reg. DDR memory
• Supports ECC type memory modules
• Supports DDR 400/333/266 memory module

Expansion Slot
• (2) 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X slots
• Support 1 full height / 1 half height cards

Integrated LAN Controllers
• (2) GbE ports (Broadcom BCM5704C dual-channel GbE LAN controller connected to PCI-X bridge), with teaming feature support

• AMI BIOS 8.0 on 4Mbit LPC Flash ROM
• Supports ACPI 1.0b & 2.0
• PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0 Power management
• Power Management S1, S4, and S5 support

Back I/O Ports
• Stacked PS/2 Mouse & Keyboard ports
• Stacked two USB 1.1 ports; (2) RJ45 connections
• (1) 9-pin UART Serial port; (1) 15-pin VGA port

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

Chassis Form Factor
• Industry 19" rack-mountable 1U chassis
• Dimension (inch): 17" (W) x 26.5" (D) x 1.7" (H)
• Dimension (mm): 432 (W) x 673 (D) x 43 (H)

• (4) external 3.5" HDD bays
• Pre-installed slim 24x CD-ROM drive
• Hard Disk Drives
- B2881G28S4H: support 4 hot-swappable SATA HDD bays with RAID 0, 1, and 1+0
- B2881G28U4H: support 4 hot-swappable Ultra320 SCSI HDD bay

Integrated Storage Controller
• Dual channel IDE
• Silicon Image SiI 3114 4-port SATA RAID controller for B2881G28S4H
• Adaptec AIC-7902 dual channel Ultra320 SCSI controller for B2881G28U4H

Power Supply - EPS 12V 400W output w/ PFC

System Cooling
• Six 40 x 40 x 28 mm ball-bearing fans
• Two passive CPU copper heatsinks
• Special-designed air duct

Front Access I/O ports
• I/O - (1) USB 1.1 ports
• LED indicators
- (1) IDE channel activity LED
- (2) LAN link/activity LEDs
- Power LED
• Switch - power & reset

Server Management
• Optional Tyan SMDC (remote server management kit), IPMI 1.5 compliant
• System fan speed control

• FCC Class B (Declaration of Conformity)
• CE (Declaration of Conformity)
• UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) certified