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X8DA3
SAS Xeon Tylersburg w/ 2 (x16) PCI-E 2.0 & IEEE 1394a Workstation

Key Features
1. Intel® Xeon® processor 5600/5500
    series, with QPI up to 6.4 GT/s
2. Intel® 5520 (Tylersburg) Chipset
3. Up to 192GB DDR3 1333/ 1066/ 800MHz
    ECC Registered DIMM / 48GB
    Unbuffered DIMM
4. Intel® 82573V/L Dual-port Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. LSI 1068E 8-Port SAS Controller;
    RAID 0, 1, 10; RAID 5 optional
6. 6x SATA2 (3 Gbps) Ports via
    ICH10R Controller
7. Expansion slots: 2x PCI-E 2.0 x16,
    1x PCI-E x4 (in x8), 3x PCI 33MHz
8. Realtek ALC883 7.1 HD Audio
9. 2x IEEE 1394a Headers
10. IPMI 2.0 (SIMLC) Slot

 
Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Tested HDD / SSD List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Download Driver CD

RoHS 6/6

Product SKUs
MBD-X8DA3 -O
  • X8DA3 (Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X8DA3 -B
  • X8DA3 (Bulk Pack)
 
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
Dimensions
  • 12" x 13" (30.5cm x 33cm)
 
Processor/Cache
CPU
  • Dual 1366-pin LGA Sockets
  • Supports up to two Intel® 64-bit Xeon® processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Intel®
      Xeon®Processor 5600 Series (Westmere)
    • Intel®
      Xeon®Processor 5500 Series (Nehalem-EP)
QPI
  • up to 6.4 GT/s
 
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • 12x 240-pin DIMM slots
  • Supports up to 192 GB 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz DDR3 ECC Registered memory
  • Supports up to 48 GB 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz DDR3 ECC / Non ECC Unbuffered memory
  • Memory Mirroring supported
Memory Type
  • 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz ECC Registered / ECC or Non ECC Unbuffered DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 1GB, 2GB, 4GB , 8GB , 16GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.5 V / 1.35V
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 and x8 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
 
On-Board Devices
Chipset
  • Intel® 5520 (Tylersburg) chipset
  • ICH10R + IOH-36D
SAS
    • LSI SAS1068E
    • RAID 0, 1, 10 support
    • (Optional: AOC-IButton68) RAID 5 support
SATA
  • Intel ICH10R SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
IPMI
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0 / 1.5
  • 200-pin IPMI slot (SIMLC)
  • (Optional: AOC-SIMLC)
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82573V & 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
Audio
  • Realtek ALC883 7.1 HD audio
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627HF chip
 
Input / Output
SAS
  • 8 SAS / SATA ports
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 4x USB rear ports
  • 2x USB on-board
  • 4x USB internal headers
  • Total 9 USB 2.0 Compliant
Audio
  • Realtek ALC883 7.1 HD audio
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
Firewire
  • 2x IEEE 1394a headers
Chassis ( Optimized for X8DA3 )
2U Chassis
3U Chassis
Tower / 4U Rackmount
Important Chassis Notes
  • To support the new generation Intel® Xeon® processor-based motherboards, a Revision K chassis is recommended for most models. Please talk to your sales representative or follow the link for details.
 
Expansion Slots
PCI-Express
  • 2 (x16) PCI-E 2.0 slots
  • 1 (x4) PCI-E (in x8 slot)
PCI
  • 3x 33MHz PCI slots
 
System BIOS
BIOS Type
  • 32Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI up to 3.0
  • USB Keyboard support
 
Management
Software
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0 / 1.5
  • SuperDoctor® III
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
 
PC Health Monitoring
Voltage
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, +12V, +3.3V Standby, +5V Standby, VBAT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator
FAN
  • Total of eight fan headers supporting up to 8 fans
  • Eight 4-pin fan headers
  • 8x fans with tachometer status monitoring
  • Support 3-pin fans (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control (4-pin fan only)
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • Thermal Control for 8x fan connectors
  • PECI
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
 
Operating Environment / Compliance
RoHS

RoHS 6/6
Environmental Spec.
  • Operating Temperature: 10° to 35° C (50° to 95°F)
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40° to 70° C (-40° to 158° F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Non-operating Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
 
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Parts List (Retail Pack)
  Part Number Qty Description
X8DA3 MBD-X8DA3 -O 1 X8DA3 Motherboard
I/O Cable 1 CBL-0044L 4 57.5CM SATA FLAT S-S PBF
I/O Cable 2 CBL-0097L-02 2 79536-3220,50CM IPASS TO 4 SATA,PB FREE
I/O Cable 3 CBL-0173L 1 INTERNAL TO EXTERNAL FOR 1394 CONNECTOR,PBF
I/O Cable 4 CBL-022L 1 ATX FLOPPY CABLE 3 HEADERS PB FREE
I/O Shield MCP-260-74301-0N 1 IO SHIELD W/ 4XUSB & 2X3 AUDIO (WORKSTATION)
Manual MNL-1031-QRG Quick Reference MNL-1031-QRG 1 X8DA3/X8DAI QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

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