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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 DDR 333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR 266 SDRAM
4. Dual Broadcom BCM5721 Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. Adaptec AIC-7902 Dual Channel
    Ultra320 SCSI
6. 2x SATA Ports via ICH5R
    SATA Controller
7. 1 (x4) PCI-Express,
    2x 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X,
    4x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X
8. Zero-Channel RAID

 
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for replacement SKUs.
MBD-X6DH8-XB-O
  • X6DH8-XB (Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X6DH8-XB-B
  • X6DH8-XB (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 (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 184-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 16 GB DDR 333 MHz memory or
  • Supports up to 32 GB DDR 266 MHz memory
  • Dual channel memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
  • Single-rank modules are recommended for 6+ DIMM support
Memory Type
  • DDR333/266 buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 184-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 2.5 V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC buffered/registered memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
 
On-Board Devices
Chipset
  • Intel® E7520 chipset
  • ICH5R + PXH + BCM5721
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
  • Dual Broadcom BCM5721 Gigabit Ethernet 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
  • Winbond 83627HF chip
Clock Generator
  • National 87427
 
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 ATA/100
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 1x USB internal dual header supports up to 2 USB ports
  • 1x USB internal header supports single USB port
  • USB 2.0 Compliant
VGA
  • 1x VGA port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
Chassis ( Optimized for X6DH8-XB )
2U
3U
Tower / 4U Rackmount
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 420W (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
  • 1 (x4) signal on a (x8) PCI-e slot
PCI-X
  • 2x 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
  • 4x 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
  • USB Keyboard Support
  • DMI 2.3
  • ACPI 1.0
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • RTC (Real Time Clock) Wakeup
 
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
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
 
PC Health Monitoring
Voltage
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +3.3V Standby & +5V Standby, VBAT
  • CPU Core 4-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 1.3V-1.5V
FAN
  • Total of four 4-pin fan headers, four 3-pin fan headers
  • 8x fans with status monitoring
  • Status monitor with firmware/software on/off control
  • Support 3-pin fans (without speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU, chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Control for 8x Fan Connectors
  • I2C temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) Support
LED
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • SDDC support
 
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X6DH8-XB MBD-X6DH8-XB-O 1 X6DH8-XB Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0766
MNL-0669
1
1
Motherboard Manual for X6DH8-XB
Ultra 320 SCSI Manual
I/O Cables CBL-022
CBL-034-U320
CBL-036L-02
CBL-044L
CBL-0083
1
1
1
1
1
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

Note:  Items in a Standard Retail Package may differ from items in a Standard Bulk Package.
**4MB memory modules not fully tested due to limited availability
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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