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  A+ Products   Motherboards   [ H8QCE ]

  • Most Cost-Effective 4-way Dual Core Opteron

Key Features
1. Quad AMD® Opteron™ Support,
    (Dual Core Ready)
    1000 MHz HyperTransport Link
2. nVidia® nForce Pro 2200 (CK804)
    AMD8132 Chipset
3. Up to 32GB DDR400 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 64GB DDR333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 64GB DDR266 SDRAM
4. Dual Gigabit (Intel 82546GB)
    Ethernet Controller
5. 4 SATA ports
6. 2 PCI-Express x8,
    2 PCI-X 133/100MHz,
    2 PCI-X 100MHz
    1 HTX Connector Support via Riser Card
7. ATI Rage XL 8MB Graphics
8. 9 Fan support with Speed Control

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs
  • H8QCE (Standard Retail Pack)
  • H8QCE (Retail Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Proprietary
  • 16" x 13" (40.6 cm x 33.0 cm)
  • Quad 940-pin ZIF Sockets
  • Supports four Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ 800 Series processor(s)
  • HyperTransport Link (1000MHz)
  • 2 HyperTransports Links for optional support
  • Only Quad-Processor Configurations Recommended
  • VRM x4
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2200 (CK804)
  • AMD 8132 PCI-X Tunnel
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Four 184-pin DIMM sockets per processor memory bank
  • Four memory banks for 4 processors (Quad).
  • Supports up to 32 GB DDR 400 MHz memory or
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR 333/266 MHz memory
  • Supports up to 64 GB registered ECC DDR for 4-way option
  • Single or Dual (recommended) channel memory support
  • Recommended that memory be populated equally in adjacent memory banks
Memory Type
  • DDR 400/333/266MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 184-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 2.5 V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
Expansion Slots
  • 1 HTX Connector Support via Riser Card
  • 2 PCI-e x8 slots (one using x16 slot)
  • 2 64-bit PCI-X 133/100MHz slots
  • 2 64-bit PCI-X 100MHz slots
  • Note: Quad Processors are required for correct PCI-X expansion slot operation
On-Board Devices
  • nVidia nForce Pro 2200 SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • 4 SATA Ports
  • nVidia RAID 2.0
  • SATA RAID 0, 1, 0+1 support
Network Controllers
  • Dual Intel 82546GB Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • ATI Rage XL 8MB
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627HF-AW
Clock Generator
  • CK804
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
  • SST49LF080A
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • PCI 2.2
  • DMI 2.3
  • ACPI 2.0
  • BIOS Rescue Hot Keys
  • USB Keyboard Support
  • SMBIOS 2.3
Chassis ( Optimized for H8QCE )
  • SC748i-R1000 (OEM only)
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 1000W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [8-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Integrated SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • Four Serial ATA Connectors
  • Four SATA hard drives supported
  • Dual ATA 133/100 EIDE channels support up to four UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5
  • Supports PIO Mode 4
  • Supports ATA 100 / 133
  • 1 Floppy port; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB support
  • 2 RJ45 LAN ports
  • FUCI
  • Up to 4 USB Ports 2.0 Compliant, 1.1 Compatible
  • 2 rear ports
  • 1 internal header for 2 ports
  • 1 VGA port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Header
Parallel Ports
  • 1 ECP / EPP parallel port
  • SIMSO (Supermicro Intelligent Management SO-DIMM) 2.0 Support
  • Super Doctor III
  • Watch Dog
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/API Power Management
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Keyboard WakeUp from Soft-Off
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors CPU Core Voltages +5V, ±12V & VBAT
  • Up to 9 fan status
  • Supports System Management Utility
  • Total up to nine 3-pin fan headers
  • 9 Tachometer Monitoring
  • Status Monitor for Speed Control
  • Support 3-pin fans (without speed control)
  • Low Noise Fan Speed Control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU Thermal Trip Support
  • Thermal Control for 9 Fan Connectors
  • I2C Temperature Sensing Logic
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-State Indicator LED
  • Fan Fail LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Passed to meet FCC standard requirement
Retail Pack List
  Part Number Qty Description
H8QCE MBD-H8QCE-O 1 H8QCE Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-H8QCE - Motherboard Manual for H8QCE
Cables CBL-0010L
I/O Cable
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 100/133 IDE LP Cable
2ft. SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-A+NVDA 1 Version 1.0 (or newer) Chipset Driver CD
I/O Shield CSE PT7L 1 Motherboard I/O Shield
Retention BKT-0004L
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate

**4GB memory modules not fully tested due to limited availability
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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