Sunday, November 16th 2008

TYAN Launches New Opteron Supportive Server Platform, Upgrades Current Platforms

TYAN, an industry-leading server platform provider, today announced at SC’08 that its current line of 23 AMD Opteron processor-based platforms and 1 new AMD Opteron- processor based product will support the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor (codenamed “Shanghai”). Customers can achieve superior performance, low power consumption and low total cost of ownership by upgrading to the new TYAN platforms powered by the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor built on 45nm process technology. TYAN platforms that support the previous Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors are socket compatible and will only require a BIOS update to support this next-generation processor.

TYAN offers 23 current and 1 new platforms that will support the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor. Customers can upgrade to the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor in TYAN's current platforms without extra validation costs or additional hardware changes. For new platforms, TYAN launched the TYAN S4992 motherboard that will target high-end HPC and workstation users. For scalable and flexible 2-way solutions, TYAN's S3992-E, S3970-E, S2927-E, S2915-E, S2912-E, S2932-E, S2937 and S2935 are perfect platforms that meet current and future IT server and workstation requirements. TYAN's S4989, S4987-E S4985-E, and M4985-E motherboards are 4-way/8-way solutions that are exceptionally proficient in memory intensive and high-cluster IT infrastructures.

For barebones systems, the TYAN VX50-B4985-E-8P, VX50-B4985-E, FT48-B4985-E, TN68-B4989, GT26-B4987-E, TA26-B3992-E, TA26-B2932-E, GT24-B3992-E, GT24-B2932-E, GT24-B2912-E and GT28-B2935will also support next generation Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors.

“Since the release of the Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor, TYAN's products have realized the benefits of AMD's industry-leading technology, to provide server infrastructures with energy efficiency, remarkable performance and superior virtualization capabilities,” said James Sytwu, GM of TYAN Business Unit of MiTAC International Corporation. “This is an exciting day for our customers, as they can now experience the exceptional processing performance that we expect from the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor, all within the same thermal envelope and without dramatic upgrade requirements from prior generations of AMD Opteron processors”

“Tyan's support for the new Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor will help provide the server industry with leading white-box proficiency,” said John Fruehe, director, Server and Workstation division, AMD . “With the significant core and cache enhancements, increased processor frequency and enhanced power management capabilities delivered by the enhanced Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor, TYAN’S new server products will enable significant benefits for customers across many different industries.”

The TYAN S4992 is a 4-way high-end workstation server platform that will support HyperTransport 3.0 technology or 5.2 GT/s HyperTransport technology links between the four CPUs. The S4992 will have a total memory capacity of 256GB DDR2 800/667/533/400 ECC memory, (5) PCI Express Gen. 2 slots, (1) PCI-X 64-bit 133MHz slot, (2) GbE ports, and onboard iKVM features, providing extraordinary computing and networking performance.

TYAN's current Quad-Core AMD Opteron processor-ready platforms are widely available in the market. The TYAN S4992 motherboard is currently in customer sampling stage and is expected to be in mass production in Q1 of 2009. Please visit the product page for more details and information.Source: TYAN
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20 Comments on TYAN Launches New Opteron Supportive Server Platform, Upgrades Current Platforms

#1
btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
Full-res pic here.

Many Thanks to hayder.master for sending this in.
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#2
Dark_Webster
OMG!!! 4 CPU sockets? I must be seeing double.
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#3
A Cheese Danish
by: Dark_Webster
OMG!!! 4 CPU sockets? I must be seeing double.
It isn't their first board with quad sockets. But it does seem like a dream come true
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#4
ShadowFold
I wonder how 4 2.6ghz opty's 16gb of ram and two 4870X2's can game.. One can dream right :p
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#6
btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
by: ShadowFold
I wonder how 4 2.6ghz opty's 16gb of ram and two 4870X2's can game.. One can dream right :p
Yeah, if your game supports 16 processing threads.

This board supports up to 256 GB of RAM btw.
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#7
ShadowFold
by: btarunr
Yeah, if your game supports 16 threads. :P

This board supports up to 256 GB of RAM btw.
I know Supreme Commander does 4 but idk about 16..
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#8
eidairaman1
with that setup you wouldnt have to upgrade for a long ass time.
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#9
Mussels
Moderprator
by: ShadowFold
I know Supreme Commander does 4 but idk about 16..
supreme commander has 17 threads :P

ofc, the performance gains would be minimal, past 4 cores.
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#10
btarunr
Editor & Senior Moderator
One way to find out is to make senor banjoman run it on his octopus.
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#11
Lillebror
Could be a nice upgrade for my render server!
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#12
KieranD
who cares about folding at home everything would be instantaneous with this board, couple it with fibre optic broadband and some server hard drives

a nice little server there
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#13
FreedomEclipse
Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!
by: btarunr
Full-res pic here.
Sweet mother of god.........
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#14
p_o_s_pc
F@H&WCG addict
by: FreedomEclipse
Sweet mother of god.........
+1 :eek:
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#15
Trigger911
damn i think i soiled myself........:nutkick: :toast: :respect:
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#16
blkhogan
Holy freaking crap on a stick! :eek: That is one bad mama jama!
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#18
Hayder_Master
thanx my friend btarunr , im don't sleep yesterday think about this mobo , imagine score in 3d mark 2006
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#19
Ahhzz
Holy Hell in a Handbasket....
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#20
FreedomEclipse
Crazy Dogmatic Bullsh!t!
by: Ahhzz
Holy Hell in a Handbasket....
sweet bongo of the congo!
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