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  Products   Motherboards   Xeon Boards   [ X7QCE ]
  • Xeon 6-Core / Quad-Core / Dual-Core Sever MainBoard

Key Features
1. Quad Intel® 64-bit Xeon® MP
    Support 1066 MHz FSB
2. Intel® 7300 (Clarksboro) Chipset
3. Up to 192GB DDR2 ECC FB-DIMM
    (Fully Buffered DIMM)
4. Intel® 82575EB Dual-port
    Gigabit Ethernet Controller
5. 6x SATA (3 Gbps) Ports via ESB2
6. 1 (x8) PCI-e (using X16 slot),
    1 (x8) PCI-e (using x8 slot) &
    1 (x4) PCI-e (using x8 slot)
    1x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X
7. ATI ES1000 Graphics with
    32MB video memory
8. IPMI 2.0 (SIMSO) Slot

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

RoHS 6/6

Product SKUs
  • X7QCE (Standard Retail Pack)
  • X7QCE (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Proprietary
  • 16" x 14.3" (40.6cm x 36.3cm)
  • Quad 604-pin FC-PGA6 Sockets
  • Supports up to four Intel® 64-bit Xeon® MP processor(s) of the same type below:
  • 6-Core Intel® Xeon®
    Processor 7400 sequence
  • Quad-Core Intel® Xeon®
    Processor 7300 sequence
  • Dual-Core Intel® Xeon®
    Processor 7200 sequence
System Bus
  • 1066 MHz system bus
Operating System Software
  • Supports 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Supports 32-bit Operating Systems
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Twenty-four 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 192 GB 667 / 533MHz DDR2 ECC FB-DIMM memory
  • Dual branch memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
  • Memory Mirroring supported
Memory Type
  • 667 / 533MHz FB-DIMM (Fully Buffered DIMM) DDR2 ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
  • 1.5V (AMB)
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
  • Intel® 7300 (Clarksboro) chipset
  • ESB2
  • Intel ESB2 SATAII Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
  • 200-pin IPMI slot (SIMSO)
  • (Optional: AOC-SIMSO(+))
  • For Dedicated LAN, cable CBL-0177L must be used (cable sold separately)
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82575EB Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • Intel® I/OAT support for fast, scaleable, and reliable networking
  • ATI ES1000 controller with 32 MB of video memory
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627HF chip
Clock Generator
  • CK410B chip
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
  • 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
  • Compact Flash (40-pin connector, IDE 1, single channel) slot
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 3x USB internal header
  • 5 total USB ports, 2.0 Compliant / 1.1 Compliant
  • 1x VGA Port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Header
Chassis ( Optimized for X7QCE )
1U Chassis
  • CSE-818TQ-1000 (Supports CPUs running at 80W or less only)
2U Chassis
  • CSE-828TQ-R1200
Tower / 4U Rackmount
  • CSE-748TQ-R1200
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 (x8) PCI-e (using x16)slot
  • 1 (x8) PCI-e (using x8) slot
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e (using x8) slot
  • 1x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI ® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • APM 1.2
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0/2.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • 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
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • 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
  • Total of nine 4-pin fans
  • 9x fans with tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support for 3-pins (w/ 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 9x Fan Connectors
  • PSU I2C temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state Indicator LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • Chipkill Support
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
X7QCE MBD-X7QCE -O 1 X7QCE Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0955 1 Motherboard Manual for X7QCE
I/O Cables CBL-022L
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-INTC-Q 1 Version 1.00 CD or later
I/O Shield CSE-PT7L 1 Motherboard I/O Shield

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