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  Products   Motherboards   Xeon Boards   [ X8OBN-F ]

  Key Features (X8OBN-F)
1. Up to 8 Intel® Xeon® processor 7500^
    series (8-Core) and next gen. Xeon
    processors E7 family (10-Core)
    via CPU boards (X8OBN-CPU)
2. Dual Intel® 7500 (Boxboro-EX)
    chipsets with QPI up to 6.4GT/s
3. 1 PLX PCI-E bridge
4. Intel® 82576 dual-port GbE Controller
5. 6 SATA2 (3 Gbps) ports
6. 4 (x16) PCI-E 2.0 + 2 (x8) PCI-E 2.0 or
    10x (x8) PCI-E 2.0 slots
7. Integrated IPMI 2.0 w/ Dedicated LAN

  Key Features (X8OBN-CPU)
1. Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® processor 7500
    series (8-Core, code named Nehalem
    -EX) and next gen. Xeon processors
    E7 family (10-Core, code named
    Westmere-EX); 4 Millbrook per CPU
2. 16 DIMM slots support 1066/978/800
    MHz DDR3 ECC reg. DIMMs
3. 4.8/5.86/6.4GT/s QPI ports

  Key Features (X8OBN-BR1)
1. Bridge Board

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

RoHS 6/6

Product SKUs
Base board
  • X8OBN-F (for Server ONLY)
Process board
  • X8OBN-CPU (for Server ONLY)
Bridge board
  • X8OBN-BR1 (for Server ONLY)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Proprietary
Processor/Cache (each X8OBN-CPU)
  • Two 1567-pin LGA Sockets
  • Supports up to two Intel® Xeon® processor(s) of the same type below:
  • Intel® Xeon® processors 7500^ series (8-core, codename Nehalem-EX) and new generation Intel® Xeon® processors E7-8800 family (10-core, codename Westmere-EX)
  • up to 6.4 GT/s
System Memory (each X8OBN-CPU)
Memory Capacity
  • 16x 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports 1066 / 978 / 800MHz DDR3 ECC Registered memory
  • Memory Mirroring supported
Memory Type
  • 1333* / 1066 / 978 / 800MHz ECC Registered DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB**
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
  • Intel® 7500 (Boxboro-EX) chipset
  • ICH10R
  • Intel ICH10R SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
  • IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
  • Winbond® WPCM450 BMC
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82576 Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • 1x Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
  • Matrox G200eW 16 MB DDR2
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83527HG chip
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
  • 3x RJ45 LAN ports
  • 2x USB 2.0 rear ports
  • 6x USB 2.0 via internal headers
  • 2x Type A USB
  • Total 10 USB 2.0 Compliant
  • 1x VGA Port
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial header
Chassis ( Optimized for X8OBN-F )
5U Rackmount
  • CSE-758TS-R2800BP
Expansion Slots
  • 4 (x16) PCI-E 2.0 + 2 (x8) PCI-E 2.0 or 10x (x8) PCI-E 2.0 slots
System BIOS
  • 32Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI up to 3.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) v1.5 / 2.0 with KVM support
  • SuperDoctor® III
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.2V, 1.5V, +3.3V, +12V, (+3V, 1.0V, 1.2V, 1.8V, 1.1V) Standby, VBAT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 4-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.6V-1.35V
  • Total of 10 fan headers supporting up to 10 fans
  • Ten 4-pin fan headers
  • 10x fans with tachometer status monitoring
  • Support 4-pin fans (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • 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 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
Motherboard MBD-X8OBN-F
X8OBN base board for SYS-5086B-TRF
X8OBN processor board for SYS-5086B-TRF
X8OBN bridge board for SYS-5086B-TRF

Note:  X8OBN-F, X8OBN-CPU, and X8OBN-BR1 are for server SKU only - SYS-5086B-TRF

^ Supported 7500 series processors include X7560, X7550, E7540, L7555, L7545, X7542 only
* Run at speed - 1066MHz
** Please check Tested Memory List for compatibility; 4Gb DRAM, 32GB or 1.35V memory requires rev 2.0 or above boards with Millbrook II
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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