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  A+ Products   Motherboards   [ H8DCE-HTe ]

• HTe Connector
• High Performance Gaming Workstation
• High-End PCI-e Graphics (SLI Supported)

Key Features
1. Dual AMD® Opteron™ Support,
    (Dual Core Ready)
    1000 MHz HyperTransport Link
2. nVidia® nForce Pro 2200 (CK804) /
    nVidia® nForce Pro 2050 (CKIO4)
3. Up to 16GB DDR400 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR266 SDRAM
4. Two Gigabit BCM5721
    LAN / Ethernet Controllers
5. 8 SATA ports with
    SATA RAID 0, 1, 0+1
6. 2 (x16) PCI-Express,
    1 (x4 using x8 slot) PCI-Express,
    3 32-bit 33MHz PCI,
    1 HyperTransport Link
    (HTX Support via Riser Card)
7. ATI RageXL 8MB Graphics
8. AC97 6 channel Audio
9. 8x Fan support with Speed Control
10. IPMI 2.0 slot

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs
  • H8DCE-HTe (Standard Retail Pack)
  • H8DCE-HTe (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
  • 12" x 13.05" (30.5cm x 33.2cm)
  • Dual 940-pin ZIF Sockets
  • Supports up to two Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ 200 Series processor(s)
  • Single CPU configurations not recommended
  • VRM x3
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2200 (CK804)
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2050 (CKIO4)
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Eight 184-pin DIMM sockets support:
  • Up to 16 GB DDR 400 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 32 GB DDR 333 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 32 GB DDR 266 MHz memory
  • Single or Dual (recommended) channel memory support
  • For Single CPU: Memory must be populated in CPU1 DIMMs only
  • For Dual CPUs: Recommended that memory be populated equally in adjacent memory banks
Memory Type
  • DDR 400/333/266MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 184-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 2.5 V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
On-Board Devices
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2200 SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2050 SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • 8 SATA Ports
  • nVidia RAID 2.0
  • SATA RAID 0, 1, 0+1 support
  • 1U support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0 (Optional: 1UIPMI-B)
  • 3U and 4U support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0, Low Profile (Optional: AOC-LPIPMI-LANG)
  • RMM (Remote Management Module)
  • IPMI slot #7 (Card not included)
Network Controllers
  • Two Broadcom BCM5721 Gigabit Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • ATI Rage XL 8MB PCI Graphics Controller
  • AC97 audio CODEC with high quality 6-channel sound
  • Front-side audio header
Expansion Slots
HyperTransport (HTe)
  • 1 HyperTransport Link
  • HTX Supported via a Riser Card
  • 2 PCI-e x16 slots
    (nVidia SLI Technology Supported)
  • 1 PCI-e x4 (using x8) slot
  • 3 32-bit PCI slots
Chassis ( Optimized for H8DCE-HTe )
1U Chassis
  • SC813T-500C
4U Chassis
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 645W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
  • SST49LF080A BIOS Chip
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • DMI 2.3
  • ACPI 2.0
  • Fan Speed Control
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Integrated SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • Eight Serial ATA Connectors
  • Eight SATA hard drives supported
  • Dual EIDE channels support up to four UDMA / IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5
  • Supports PIO Mode 4
  • Supports ATA 100/133
  • 1 Floppy port; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB
  • 2 RJ45 LAN ports
  • FUCI
  • Up to 6 USB Ports 2.0 Compliant, 1.1 Compatible
  • 2 USB Rear Ports
  • 4 USB Internal Headers
  • 1 VGA port
  • 1 Line In / Line Out / Microphone ports
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Header
Parallel Ports
  • 1 ECP / EPP parallel port
Power Configurations
  • ACPI Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors CPU Core Voltages, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V Standby, HyperTransport Link voltage 1.2V, memory voltage 2.5V, nVidia nForce Pro 2200 & 2050 voltage 1.5V
  • Up to 8 fan status + 2 chipset fan status
  • Total up to 8-fan status
  • Eight 3-pin PWM fan headers
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Support 3-pin fans
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU Thermal Trip Support
  • I2C Temperature Sensing Logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) Support
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state indicator LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
  • Passed to meet FCC standard requirement
Retail Pack List
  Part Number Qty Description
H8DCE-HTe MBD-H8DCE-HTe-O 1 H8DCE-HTe Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-H8DCE-HTe - Motherboard Manual for H8DCE-HTe
I/O Cables CBL-0022L
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 100/133 IDE LP Cable
SATA (2 ft. Amphenol) Cable
2-port USB Cable
Driver Disk CDR-A+NVDA 1 Version 1.01 (or newer) Chipset Driver CD
I/O Shield CSE-PT53L
Motherboard I/O Shield
Motherboard I/O Panel with HTe Connector used to enclose two I/O Shields for this motherboard
Retention BKT-0004L
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate

**4GB memory modules not fully tested due to limited availability
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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