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Key Features
1. Intel® Core™ i7 / i7 Extreme Edition,
    and Intel® Xeon® 5600/5500/3600/3500
    series processors (QPI up to 6.4 GT/s)
2. Intel® X58 Express Chipset
3. Up to 24GB DDR3 1333, 1066 & 800
    ECC / non-ECC Un-Buffered DIMM
4. Dual Intel® 82574L Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. 6x SATA (3.0Gbps) Ports
    RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
6. 3 (x8) PCI-Express 2.0 (1 in x16 slot),
    1 (x4) PCI-Express (using x8 slot),
    2x 32-bit PCI Slots
7. Integrated Graphics
8. 8x USB (2 rear, 2 on-board, 2 headers)

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

RoHS 6/6

Product SKUs
MBD-X8STE -O
  • X8STE (Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X8STE -B
  • X8STE (Bulk Pack)
 
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
Dimensions
  • 12" x 10" (30.5cm x 25.4cm)
 
Processor/Cache
CPU
  • LGA 1366 Socket
  • Intel® Core™ i7-980X, i7-975, i7-965 and i7-960 Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7 series
  • Intel® Xeon® 5600/5500 series
  • Intel® Xeon® 3600/3500 series
System Bus
  • QPI (up to 6.4 GT/s)
 
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Supports up to 24 GB 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz DDR3 ECC / non-ECC Un-Buffered memory
  • Three Channel memory bus
  • 6 DIMM sockets
Memory Type
  • 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz Un- Buffered ECC / non-ECC DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.5 V
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® X58 Express chipset
  • ICH10R
SATA
  • Intel ICH10R SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
Network Controllers
  • 2x Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
VGA
  • Matrox G200eW 16 MB DDR2
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627DHG chip
Clock Generator
  • CK505
 
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • 6 SATA ports
  • 6 SATA hard drives supported
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 2x USB on-board
  • 2x USB internal headers (4 ports)
  • Total 8 USB 2.0 Compliant
VGA
  • 1x VGA port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1x Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1x internal header
 
I/O Panel

• Please see this board's I/O Panel
 
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Chassis (Optimized for X8STE)
2U Chassis
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
  • 3 (x8) PCI-e 2.0 slots (1 using x16 slot)
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e slot (using x8 slot)
PCI
  • 2x 32-bit PCI slot
 
System BIOS
BIOS Type
  • 32Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS
BIOS Features
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.3
  • ACPI 1.0 / 2.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • SMBIOS 2.3
 
Management
Software
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-Off
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem ring-on
 
PC Health Monitoring
Voltage
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +3.3V Standby, +5V Standby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
FAN
  • Total of five fan headers supporting up to 5 fans
  • Five 4-pin fan headers
  • 5x fans with tachometer status monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support 3-pin fans (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • FC temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
LED
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
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)
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X8STE MBD-X8STE -O 1 X8STE Motherboard
I/O Cables CBL-022L
CBL-0044L
1
6
ATX Floppy Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
I/O Shield MCP-260-00027-0N 1 Motherboard I/O Shield
Quick Reference Guide MNL-1040-QRG 1 Quick Reference Guide

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