X6DHR-C8 (OEM Only)
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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 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
    SATA Controller
7. 1x PCI-express (x8) or
    1x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X
8. IPMI 2.0 Socket
9. 8-port LAN (4x RJ45 and 4x SFP)
10. ATI RageXL 8MB Graphics

Links & Resources
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for alternative options.
  • X6DHR-C8 (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 Dual Core (Paxville) 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, 4GB**
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
  • Intel® E7520 chipset
  • MCH + ICH5R + PXH/V + 4x 82546GB + CN-1230
  • ICH5R SATA Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, JBOD support
  • Adaptec AIC-7902 Controller
  • Dual-Channel Ultra320 SCSI (Host RAID only supports 4 drives)
  • Host RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD support
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0 (Optional [1U: 1UIPM20-E])
  • Cavium Nitrox®
  • Cavium CN-1230 Security Microprocessor
  • Supports firewall VPN, SSL VPN, Intrusion Detection, Security and Gateway Application Servers
  • High-Performance SSL and IPsec
  • Integrated Networking with routers, switches, web-servers, server load balancers, firewalls, SANs and VPN Gateways
  • RJ45 / SFP (optical) output
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82546GB (Anvik II) Dual Port Gigabit Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45/SFP output
  • ATI Rage XL SVGA PCI video controller with 8 MB of video memory
Super I/O
  • National NS P87427 chip
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Two Serial ATA ports
  • Two SATA hard drives supported
  • One slim IDE channel support up to two UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports ATA/100
  • 50-pin Compact Flash Type-I slot
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB
  • 4x RJ45 LAN ports and
  • 4x SFP (Small Form-factor Pluggable)
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 1x USB internal headers (supports 2 ports)
  • USB 2.0 Compliant / 1.1 Compliant
  • 1x VGA port (vertical)
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 2 Fast UART 16550 serial ports (1 port, 1 header)
Chassis ( Optimized for X6DHR-C8 )
1U Chassis SC813S-500C-C8
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 / PCI-X
    • 1x Universal (SXB-E) slot
      [ 1 (x8) PCI-Express slot ]
      [ 1x 64-bit PCI-X 100MHz slot ]
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0
  • BIOS Rescue Hot Keys
  • USB Keyboard Support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores (+1.8, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V Standby, and VBAT)
  • CPU Core 3-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V - 1.6V
  • Total of four 3-pin fan headers
  • Total of four 4-pin fan headers
  • 8x fans with status monitoring
  • Status monitor with firmware/software on/off control
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated(PWM) fan connector
  • Support 3-pin fans(without speed control)
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Monitor 2 support
  • Thermal Control for 8x Fan Connectors
  • I2C temperature sensing logic
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Standard Bulk Package
  Part Number Qty Description
X6DHR-C8 MBD-X6DHR-C8-B 1 X6DHR-C8 Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0806 - Motherboard Manual for X6DHR-C8 (included on CD)
Driver Disk CDR-INTC 1.20 1 Version 1.20 CD or later

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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