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Key Features
1. Dual AMD® Opteron™ Support,
    (Dual Core Ready)
    1000 MHz HyperTransport Link
2. AMD® 8131 PCI-X Tunnel /
    AMD 8111 I/O Hub Chipset
3. Up to 16GB DDR 400 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR 333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR 266 SDRAM
4. Dual-port Gigabit
    LAN/Ethernet Controller
5. 2-Channel Ultra320 SCSI with
    Zero Channel RAID support
6. 2x 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X,
    2x 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X,
    2x 32-bit 33MHz PCI
7. ATI RageXL 8MB Graphics
8. IPMI 2.0 Support
9. 8 Fan Support with Speed Control

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for alternative options.
  • H8DA8 (Standard Retail Pack)
  • H8DA8 (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
  • 12" x 13.05" (30.5cm x 33.2cm)
  • Dual 940-pin ZIF Sockets
  • Supports up to two Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ 200 Series processor(s)
  • VRM x3
  • AMD 8131 HyperTransport PCI-X Tunnel
  • AMD 8111 HyperTransport I/O Hub
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Eight 184-pin DIMM sockets support:
  • Up to 16 GB DDR 400 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 32 GB DDR 333 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 32 GB DDR 266 MHz memory
  • Single or Dual (recommended) channel memory support
  • For Single CPU: Memory must be populated in CPU1 DIMMs only
  • For Dual CPUs: 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)
On-Board Devices
  • Adaptec AIC-7902W Controller
  • Dual-Channel Ultra320 SCSI with Host RAID (Host RAID only supports 4 drives)
  • Host RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD
Zero Channel RAID
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID with Adaptec 2010S SCSI ZCR Card
  • (Card not included)
  • 1U and 3U support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0 (Optional: 1UIPMI-B)
  • 2U and 4U support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0, Low Profile (Optional: AOC-LPIPMI-LANG)
  • RMM (Remote Management Module)
  • (Card not included)
Network Controllers
  • Broadcom® 5704 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • ATI Rage XL 8MB PCI Graphics Controller
Expansion Slots
  • 2 64-bit 133/100MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
  • 2 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
  • 2 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slots
  • IPMI 2.0 expansion slot
Chassis ( Optimized for H8DA8 )
2U Chassis * Please use air-shroud CSE-PT0083
  (Air-shrouds sold separately)
3U Chassis
Rackmount Tower / 4U
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 420W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [ 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
System BIOS
  • 4Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • DMI 2.3
  • ACPI 2.0
  • Fan Speed Control
Input / Output
  • Dual ATA 133/100 EIDE channels support up to four UDMA IDE devices
  • 1 Floppy port; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB, 3-mode support
  • 2 RJ45 LAN ports
  • FUCI
  • Up to 5 USB Ports 1.1 Compliant
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0
  • Super Doctor III
  • Watch Dog
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/API Power Management
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors CPU Core Voltages, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V Standby, +5V Standby, HyperTransport voltage 1.2V, memory voltage 2.5V, DDR termination 1.25V, chipset voltage 1.8V
  • Up to 8 fan status
  • Supports System Management Utility
  • Total up to 8-fan status
  • 3-pin fan speed control or
  • 4-pin Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • Overheat LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
  • Passed to meet FCC standard requirement
Retail Pack List
  Part Number Qty Description
H8DA8 MBD-H8DA8-O 1 H8DA8 Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-H8DA8
SCSI Manual
Motherboard Manual for H8DA8
U320 SCSI Manual
I/O Cables CBL-0022L
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 100/133 IDE LP Cable
Driver Disk CDR-APLUS 1 Version 1.00 (or newer) Chipset Driver CD
I/O Shield CSE-PT7L 1 I/O Shield for Dual LAN
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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