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Phoronix: Tyan Tiger K9HE S3970 Preview

Aug 07, 2006, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"While AMD will not officially announce Socket F LGA-1207 with their next-generation Opteron processors for a few more days, we have managed to acquire one of the retail motherboards for this upcoming platform. The Tiger K9HE S3970 (as Tyan will officially call it) supports two AMD Opteron 2000 series processors, ECC Registered DDR2, and more. The Chipset backing this motherboard is the ServerWorks BCM5785. Accompanying the Broadcom chip is an SMSC SCH4307 Super I/O controller as well as two SMSC EMC6D103 ASICs for hardware monitoring. While we will need to wait to deliver our AMD Socket F results on GNU/Linux, we are able to deliver you this motherboard preview today..."

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