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X7DCA-i
  • DDR2 Reg. ECC Xeon uad-Core / Dual-Core Low-Noise Workstation 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. Intel® Dual 82573V/L Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. 6x SATA2 (3 Gbps) Ports via
    ICH9R SB Controller
6. 1 (x16) PCI-e,
    1 (x4) PCI-e (using x16 slot),
    2x PCI-X 133/100MHz,
    2x PCI 33MHz slots
7. High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
8. Low Profile IPMI 2.0 (SIMLP) Slot

 
Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for replacement SKUs.
MBD-X7DCA-i-O
  • X7DCA-i(Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X7DCA-i-B
  • X7DCA-i(Bulk Pack)
 
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
Dimensions
  • 13.05" x 12.075 " (33.15cm x 30.67cm)
 
Processor/Cache
CPU
  • Dual 771-pin LGA Sockets
  • Supports up to Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon®processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Quad-Core Intel®
      Xeon®Processor
      5400/5300 sequence (Harpertown
      /Clovertown processor)

      up to 3.16 GHz
    • Dual-Core Intel®
      Xeon®Processor
      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 memory
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
Memory Type
  • 667/533MHz Register DDR2 ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
 
On-Board Devices
Chipset
  • Intel® 5100 (San Clemente) chipset
  • Intel® ICH9R + PXH-V
SATA
  • Intel ICH9R SB SATAII Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows only)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
IPMI
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
  • 200-pin IPMI slot (SIMLP)
  • (Optional: AOC-SIMLP-B)
  • (Optional: AOC-SIMLP-3) with 3rd LAN support
  • NOTE: KVM-over-LAN not supported - there is no DVO signal to the IPMI slot
Network Controllers
  • Intel® Dual 82573V/L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
Audio
  • High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio
Super I/O
  • Winbond W83627HG-AW chip
Clock Generator
  • CK505 chip
 
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
IDE
  • Single EIDE channel supports up to two UDMA IDE devices(IDE-M, IDE-S) including CF card
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 4x USB rear ports
  • 6x USB internal header
  • 10 total USB ports, 2.0 Compliant
Audio
  • 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
Parallel Port
  • 1x ECP / EEP Parallel Port
Chassis ( Optimized for X7DCA-i)
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
PCI-Express
  • 1 (x16) PCI-e slot
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e (using x16) slot
PCI-X
  • 2x 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
PCI
  • 2x 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slots
 
System BIOS
BIOS Type
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix ® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0/2.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
 
Management
Software
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) v1.5 / 2.0
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechansim
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-Off
  • CPU Fan auto-off in sleep mode
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
  • Suspend to RAM (STR)
 
PC Health Monitoring
Voltage
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +3.3V Stdby, +5 Stdby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset
  • CPU Core 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
FAN
  • Eight 4-pin fans
  • 8x fans with tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support for 3-pins
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Control for 8x Fan Connectors
  • PSU I2C temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
LED
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state Indicator LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
  • SDDC Support
 
Operating Environment
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)
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X7DCA-i MBD-X7DCA-i-O 1 X7DCA-iMotherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0984 1 Motherboard Manual for X7DCA-i
I/O Cables CBL-022L
CBL-0044L
1
6
ATX Floppy Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-X7 1.31 1 Version 1.31 CD or later
I/O Shield MCP-260-74301-ON 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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