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Best SLI & SATA Workstation Solution!

Key Features
1. Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon® Support,
    up to 3.8 GHz, 800 MHz FSB.
2. Intel® E7525 Chipset
3. Up to 16GB DDR 333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 32GB DDR 266 SDRAM
4. Intel® 82541PI Single-port Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. 4x SATA Ports via Adaptec Controller
    2x SATA Ports via Intel 6300ESB
    On-chip SATA Controller
6. 1 (x16) & 1 (x8) on a (x16)
    2x 64-bit, 66MHz, PCI-X,
    2x 32-bit, 33MHz PCI
7. AC'97 Audio, 6-channel Sound
8. Fan speed control for low noise

Links & Resources
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for alternative options.
  • X6DAT-G (Standard Retail Pack)
  • X6DAT-G (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Extended ATX
  • 12" x 13.05" (30.5cm x 33.2cm)
  • 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
  • DDR333/266MHz 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 memory)
  • Supports Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
  • Memory Sparing / Mirroring
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® E7525 chipset
  • MCH + 6300ESB + 82541PI
  • Adaptec AIC-8130: Marvell® 88SX6041 4-port Hercules-2, rev C0, SATA Controller
  • 4-port SATA
    (supports up to 4 Drives)
  • RAID 0, 1, JBOD Supported
    (for 4 HDD)
  • Intel® 6300ESB 2-port controller
  • Two SATA ports (supports up to 2 drives)
  • RAID 0, 1, JBOD Supported
    (for 2 HDD)
Network Controllers
  • 1x Intel® 82541PI Single-port Gigabit Ethernet
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • AC'97 audio CODEC with high quality 6-channel sound
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627HF
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six SATA ports
  • Supports up to six SATA drives
Zero-Channel RAID
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID
  • (Card not included)
  • Dual EIDE channels support up to four UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports ATA/100
  • Up to 4 USB ports
  • 2x USB 2.0 Compliant Ports
  • 2x USB Internal Headers
Serial Ports
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
Parallel Port
  • 1 ECP / EEP parallel port
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 3-mode support
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
  • Line-in / Line-out / Microphone Ports
Chassis ( Optimized for X6DAT-G )
2U Chassis
3U Chassis
Tower / 4U Rackmount
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 450W (minimum) ATX power supply [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin +12V AND (20 or 24-pin)] is required.
  • Chassis must have CPU mounting holes required for 800MHz FSB CPUs with this serverboard.
Expansion Slots
  • 1 (x16) slot
  • 1 (x8) signal on a (x16) slot
  • 2x 64-bit 66MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
  • 2x 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slots
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0
  • USB Keyboard Support
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • RTC (Real Time Clock) Wakeup
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Suspend to RAM (STR)
  • CPU Fan auto-off in sleep mode
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • 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 0.8375V-1.6V
  • Total of eight 4-pin fan headers
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • 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
  • Monitoring for CPU, chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • Thermal Control for 8x Fan Connectors
  • I2C temperature sensing logic
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state indicator LED
  • Power Fail LED
  • Power LED
  • Fan Fail LEDs
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • SDDC Support
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X6DAT-G MBD-X6DAT-G-O 1 X6DAT-G Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0755 1 Motherboard Manual for X6DAT-G
I/O Cables CBL-022
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-INTC 1.20 1 Version 1.20 CD or later
Rear I/O CSE-PT2 1 I/O Shield

Note:  Items in a Standard Retail Package may differ from items in a Standard Bulk Package.
** 4GB Memory has not been verified due to temporary module unavailability.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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