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  Products   Motherboards   Xeon Boards   [ X7DCA-L ]
  • MicroATX DDR2 Reg. ECC Xeon Quad-Core / Dual-Core Workstation / Server Board

Key Features
1. Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon® Quad-Core or
    Dual-Core, with 1333 / 1066 MHz FSB
2. Intel® 5100 (San Clemente) Chipset
3. Up to 48GB 667/533MHZ DDR2 ECC
    Register SDRAM
4. Dual Intel® 82573L Gigabit
    Ethernet Controllers
5. 6x SATA2 (3 Gbps) Ports via
    ICH9R SB Controller
6. 1 (x16) PCI-e, 1 (x8) PCI-e,
    1 (x4) PCI-e (using x8 slot),
    1x PCI 33MHz slots
7. High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
8. XGI Z9s Graphics with 32 MB
    DDR2 memory
9. 10" x 10" boad size

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities

RoHS 6/6

Product SKUs
  • X7DCA-L(Standard Retail Pack)
  • X7DCA-L(Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • 10" x 10 " (25.4cm x25.4cm)
  • Dual 771-pin LGA Sockets
  • Supports up to Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon®processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Quad-Core Intel®
      5400/5300 sequence (Harpertown
      /Clovertown processor)

      up to 3.16 GHz
    • Dual-Core Intel®
      5200/5100 sequence (Wolfdale/Woodcrest processor)
      up to 3.40 GHz
System Bus
  • 1333 / 1066 MHz system bus
Operating System Software
  • Supports 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Supports 32-bit Operating Systems
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Six 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 48GB 667/533MHz DDR2 ECC Register SDRAM
  • Dual channel memory bus
Memory Type
  • 667/533MHz Register DDR2 ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8 V
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® 5100 (San Clemente) chipset
  • Intel® ICH9R
  • Intel ICH9R SB SATAII Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows only)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
Network Controllers
  • Dual Intel® 82573L Single Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • XGI Z9s with 32 MB of DDR2 memory
  • High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627DHG chip
Clock Generator
  • ICS9LPR501 chip
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
  • 4 rear + 2 Type A connectors + 1 headers (2 Ports)
  • 8 total USB ports, 2.0 Compliantt
  • 1x VGA Port
  • High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
  • Line-in / Line-out / Microphone Ports
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 header
Chassis ( Optimized for X7DCA-L)
Mid Tower
Tower / 4U Rackmount
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 500W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
Expansion Slots
  • 1 (x16) PCI-e slot
  • 1 (x8) PCI-e slot
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e (using x8) slot
  • 1x 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slots
System BIOS
  • 16Mb SPI Flash with Phoenix ® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0/2.0/3.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
  • SMBIOS 2.3
Power Configurations
  • ACPI Power Management
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • CPU Fan auto-off in sleep mode
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.5V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +5 Stdby, VBAT
  • CPU Core 4-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
  • Six 4-pin fan headers
  • 6x fans with tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support for 3-pins (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Control for 6x Fan Connectors
  • PSU I2C temperature sensing logic
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state Indicator LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
Operating Environment / Compliance

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
  Part Number Qty Description
X7DCA-L MBD-X7DCA-L-O 1 X7DCA-LMotherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0985 1 Motherboard Manual for X7DCA-L
Retention SKT-0159L 1 Retention Kit
I/O Cables CBL-022L
ATX Floppy Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-X7 1.23 1 Version 1.23 CD or later
I/O Shield MCP-260-74301-0N 1 Motherboard I/O Shield

Note:  Items in a Standard Retail Package may differ from items in a Standard Bulk Package.

**This memory modules are not tested yet
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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