TYAN packs massive amount of computing power into a 2U rackmount chassis. This barebone server is based on AMD's latest 32nm multi-core processors and AMD SR5690 chipset. It supports Dual AMD 8-Core/12-Core/16-Core Opteron 6200 Series Processors (Interlagos), backed with 16 DIMM memory slots supporting up to 256GB of total memory.
The chassis has 8x 3.5" hot swappable SAS 6.0Gbps/SATA II drive bays. Three PCIe 2.0 x16 slots provide substantial I/O bandwidth for current and future application needs.
Keeping everything cool is important. That's why the motherboard features 8x 60mm fans to keep the whole thing cool. Two 80 Plus Gold certified 770 Watts power supply units in 1+1 redundancy configuration deliver abundant and robust power for your whole system with superior energy efficiency.
Great but be Aware
This review is from: TYAN B8236G70W8HR-HE 2U Rackmount Server Barebone Dual Socket G34 AMD SR5690/SR5650 DDR3 1333/1066/800
Pros: Great Sever for the price once running its rock solid
Cons: OK, if you plan to run a 6200 series AMD processor please be aware that the Bios chip in the server needs to be flashed to a newer version. If you have v100 or v101 it WILL NOT POST. To flash the bios chip you have two choices put a lower grade socket G34 processor in it and flash it or send the chip to Tyan and they will send it back.
Other Thoughts: If your having problems give there Tech support a call they are helpful. Joey Ducan is the best and he knows his stuff!
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