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X6DH8-G2+
Key Features
1. Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon® Support,
    up to 3.80 GHz, 800 MHz FSB
2. Intel® E7520 (Lindenhurst) Chipset
3. Up to 16GB DDR2 400 SDRAM
4. Intel® 82546GB Dual-port Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. Adaptec AIC-7902 Dual Channel
    Ultra320 SCSI
6. 2x SATA Ports via ICH5R Controller
    SATA Controller
7. 2 (x8) & 1 (x4) PCI-Express,
    1x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X,
    2x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X
8. Zero-Channel RAID Support
9. ATI RageXL 8MB Graphics
10. IPMI 2.0 Socket

 
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for replacement SKUs.
MBD-X6DH8-G2+-O
  • X6DH8-G2+ (Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X6DH8-G2+-B
  • X6DH8-G2+ (Bulk Pack)
 
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
Dimensions
  • 12" x 13.05" (30.5cm x 33.2cm)
 
Processor/Cache
CPU
  • Dual 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Sockets
  • Supports up to two Intel® 64-bit Xeon® processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Xeon (Paxville) Dual Core CPU with 2x2MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache
    • Xeon (Nocona) CPU with 1MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache, up to 3.60 GHz
    • Xeon (Irwindale) CPU with 2MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache, up to 3.80 GHz
    • Xeon LV (Low Voltage) CPU, up to 2.8 GHz
System Bus
  • 800 MHz system bus
Operating System Software
 
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Eight 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 16 GB DDR2 400MHz memory
  • Dual channel memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
  • Single-rank modules are recommended for 6+ DIMM support
Memory Type
  • DDR2 400MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
 
On-Board Devices
Chipset
  • Intel® E7520 chipset
  • MCH + ICH5R + PXH +82546GB
SATA
  • ICH5R SATA Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, JBOD support
SCSI
  • Adaptec AIC-7902 Controller
  • Dual-Channel Ultra320 SCSI (Host RAID only supports 4 drives)
  • Host RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD support
RAID
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID
  • Optional: (Card not included)
IPMI
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82546GB Dual Port Gigabit Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
Graphics
  • ATI Rage XL SVGA PCI video controller with 8 MB of video memory
Super I/O
  • National 87427 chip
 
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Two Serial ATA ports
  • Two SATA hard drives supported
IDE
  • Dual EIDE channels support up to four UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 3x USB internal headers
  • USB 2.0 Compliant / 1.1 Compliant
VGA
  • 1x VGA Port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial header
Parallel Port
  • 1 ECP/EEP parallel port
Chassis ( Optimized for X6DH8-G2+ )
2U Chassis
3U Chassis
Tower / 4U Rackmount
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability with non-Paxville CPUs, a 420W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
  • To ensure system stability with Paxville Dual Core CPUs, a 500W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
  • Chassis must have CPU mounting holes required for 800MHz FSB CPUs with this serverboard.
 
Expansion Slots
PCI-Express
  • 2 (x8) PCI-e slots
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e slot (using x8 slot)
PCI-X
  • 1x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slot
  • 2x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
 
System BIOS
BIOS Type
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • DMI 2.1
  • PCI 2.2
  • PCI-X 1.0
  • ACPI 1.0
  • Fan Speed Control
 
Management
Software
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • CPU Fan auto-off in sleep mode
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
 
PC Health Monitoring
Voltage
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V Standby
  • CPU Core 3-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.86V-1.63V
FAN
  • Total of four 4-pin and four 3-pin fan headers
  • 8x fans with status monitoring
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • 4x Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Monitor 2 support
LED
  • CPU Overheat LED
  • System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state indicator LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • SDDC
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
X6DH8-G2+ MBD-X6DH8-G2+-O 1 X6DH8-G2+ Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0727
MNL-0669
1
1
Motherboard Manual for X6DH8-G2+
Ultra 320 SCSI Manual
I/O Cables CBL-0010L-01
CBL-0022
CBL-0034-U320
CBL-0036L-02
CBL-0044L
CBL-0083
1
1
1
1
1
1
9-pin Serial Port Cable
ATX Floppy Cable
LVD, Ultra320 SCSI Cable
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
2-Port USB Cable
Driver Disk CDR-INTC 1.20 1 Version 1.20 CD or later
I/O Shield CSE-PT7 1 Motherboard I/O Shield

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