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Five Nine Solutions Introduces the 16 Core AMD Socket F Workstation

Guildford, United Kingdom, April 19, 2007 --( Five-ninesolutions launch THE killer workstation boasting the most powerful performance on your desk. From graphical rendering to real-time encoding this product is set to re-write the rule book. Boasting 8 Dual Core AMD Opteron Socket F CPU’s (Quad Core ready when released) and up to 256GB of RAM there is no job this system cannot challenge.

Introducing the 16 Core AMD Socket F Workstation

This system is based on the AMD Socket F 64bit dual core CPU and allows 16 cores within a single solution. Unlike its predecessor this product is running DDR2 memory ensuring that the Hyper-Transport link from the CPU can make full use of the memory bandwidth provide staggering results. They have started to develop a low-noise Workstation variant of this product that can be configured to run either SATA2 or SAS drives and when the CPU’s are available is fully quad core compatible.

Below you will find the existing specifications but if you have any questions or they can provide any further information, please drop them a line via

• TYAN Thunder n4250QE (S4985)
• Quad AMD Opteron™ system board
• SSI MEB footprint (13" x 16")

• Supports up to four or eight AMD Opteron™
(Ref. F) 8000 series processors

• nVIDIA nForce Professional 2200 (CK804pro)
• nVIDIA nForce Professional 2050 (IO4)
• Winbond W83627HF Super I/O chip
• ADT7476 Hardware monitoring IC

System Memory
• (16) 240-pin DDR2 DIMM sockets on S4985
• (16) 240-pin DDR2 DIMM sockets on M4985
• Up to 128GB of reg. DDR2 667/533/400 DIMMs
• Support ECC and 4 banks memory modules

Expansion Slots
• (2) PCI Express x16 slot with x16 signal
• (2) PCI Express x16 slot with x4 signal
• (1) PCI v2.3 32-bit 33 MHz slot

Integrated PCI Graphics
• XGI Volari Z7™ (XG20) PCI graphics controller
• 16MB Frame Buffer of video memory

Server Management
• Automatic fan speed control
• Support Tyan Server Management (TSM)
• Tyan SMDC, IPMI v2.0 compliant
remote server management kit (option)

Integrated LAN Controller
• (3) Gigabit Ethernet ports
- (2) Marvell 88E1111 GbE PHY
- (1) Intel 82541PI GbE LAN controller

• Phoenix BIOS with 8Mbit LPC Flash ROM
• Serial Console Redirect
• USB device boot
• 48-bit LBA support
• ACPI 2.0 power management support
• Power management: S0, S1, S4, and S5

CPU Board (8 way)
• TYAN M4985 (13" x 12")


• 5U Convertible Pedestal/rack-mount chassis
• Dimension: 16.7" (W) x 26.8" (D) x 8.7" (H)
• Dimension (mm): 425 (W) x 680 (D) x 220 (H)

Power Supply
• 1140W to 1620W, optional redundant module
• 1140W: 4P (2+1 redundant w/ 1 Dummy module)
• 1620W: 8P (3+1 redundant)

Front Panel Features
• I/O: (2) USB 2.0 ports / Switch: power, reset, ID
• LED indicators:
HDD Active LED, power LED, (2) LAN LED, ID LED

Back I/O Ports
• (1) keyboard & (1) PS/2 mouse ports
• (3) GbE LAN ports with activity LED
• (2) USB 2.0 ports
• (1) 9-pin UART serial port
• (1) 15-pin VGA port

• (3) 5.25" device bays (Pre-installed one Standard DVD-ROM)
• (1) Slim optical drive bay
• (1) Standard FDD (Pre-installed)
• (4) Hot-swap SAS/SATA HDD bays
• (4) Internal HDD bays (hot-swap bays upgradable)

Onboard Storage Controller
• (4) integrated dual-port SATA controllers
(two from CK804pro and two from IO4)
• Supports up to eight SATA drives
• Supports 3.0Gb/s per port,
1.5Gb/s per direction per channel
• Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5

System Cooling
• (3) 120*38 mm cooling fans
• (4) active CPU coolers for S4985
• (4) active CPU coolers for M4985

• Operating temperature: 5~35 Degree C

• FCC Class B (Declaration of Conformity)
• CE (Declaration of Conformity)

About five-ninesolutions
With over twelve years of experience in the computing, electronic and electrical industry clients can be assured that five-ninesolutions ( has the skills, and expertise to provide the computer solution they require. Services range from standard computer and server manufacture to full project management and design services; including all forms of electrical, electronic and mechanical design to complement the computer solution required. Offering a professional service focused on providing the most optimal solution for any given application, five-ninesolutions is committed to providing a prompt, professional service. Their first priority is to understand their clients’ business technological objectives before developing a specification that best meets operational requirements.

Andy Vasey
five-ninesolutions Ltd
01483 685945

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Five Nine Solutions Limited
Andy Vasey
+44 1483 685945

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