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  Products   Motherboards   Xeon Boards   [ X7DCL-3 ]
  • DDR2, SAS Quad-Core Xeon 5100
    (San Clemete) ServerBoard

Key Features
1. Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon® Quad-Core or
    Dual-Core, with 1333 / 1066 MHz FSB
2. Intel® 5100 (San Clemente) Chipset
3. Up to 48GB 667/533MHZ DDR2 ECC
    Register SDRAM *
4. Intel® 82573V and Intel® 82573L
    Gigabit Ethernet Controller
5. Broadcom 1068E 8-Port SAS Controller
6. 6x SATA (3 Gbps) Ports via ICH9R SB
7. 2 (x8) PCI-E, 1 (x4) PCI-E (in x8 slot),
    3x 32-bit PCI slots
8. XGI Z9 Graphics with 32MB
    video memory
9. Low Profile IPMI 2.0 (SIMLC) Slot

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.
  • X7DCL-3 (Standard Retail Pack)
  • X7DCL-3 (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • 12.05" x 10" (30.6cm x 25.4cm)
  • Dual 771-pin LGA Sockets
  • Supports up to Dual Intel® 64-bit Xeon®processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Quad-Core Intel®
      5400/5300 sequence (Harpertown
      /Clovertown processor)

      up to 3.16 GHz
    • Dual-Core Intel®
      5200/5100 sequence (Wolfdale/Woodcrest processor)
      up to 3.40 GHz
System Bus
  • 1333 / 1066 MHz system bus
Operating System Software
  • Supports 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Supports 32-bit Operating Systems
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Six 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 48GB 667/ 533MHz DDR2 ECC Register Single/Dual Rank memory *
  • Dual channel memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs
Memory Type
  • 667/533MHz Register DDR2 ECC Single/Dual Rank SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs *
DIMM Sizes
  • 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 and x8 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® 5100 (San Clemente) chipset
  • Intel® ICH9R
    • Broadcom SAS1068E
    • RAID 0, 1, 10 support
    • (Optional: AOC-IButton68) RAID 5 support
  • Intel ICH9R SB SATAII Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows only)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0 / 1.5
  • 200-pin IPMI slot (SIMLC)
  • (Optional: AOC-SIMLC)
  • NOTE: KVM-over-LAN supported w/ AOC-SIM1U+ - PCB 1.1A only
Network Controllers
  • Intel® 82573V & 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • XGI Z9 with 32 MB of video memory
Super I/O
  • Winbond W83627HG-AW chip
Clock Generator
  • CK505 chip
Input / Output
  • 8 SAS / SATA ports
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
  • Single EIDE channel supports up to two UDMA IDE devices(IDE-M, IDE-S) including CF card
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
  • Compact Flash (40-pin connector, IDE 1, single channel) slot
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB, 2.88 MB
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 3x USB internal header
  • 5 total USB ports, 2.0 Compliant / 1.1 Compliant
  • 1x VGA Port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Header
Chassis ( Optimized for X7DCL-3 )
1U Chassis
  • CSE-813MTQ-520C
  • CSE-813MTQ-280C
  • CSE-813MT-420C
  • CSE-813MT-410C
2U Chassis
  • CSE-823TQ-550LP
  • CSE-823T-550LP
  • CSE-823MTQ-R700LP
  • CSE-825TQ-560LP
  • CSE-825MTQ-R700LP
Mid Tower
  • CSE-733TQ-645
  • CSE-733TQ-465
Tower / 4U Rackmount
  • CSE-743T-645
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 500W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
Expansion Slots
  • 2 (x8) PCI-e slots
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e (using x8) slot
  • 3x 32-bit PCI slots
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix ® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0/2.0/3.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus protection
  • SMBIOS 2.5
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) v1.5 / 2.0
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechansim
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +3.3V Stdby, +5 Stdby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset
  • CPU Core 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
  • Total of six 4-pin fans
  • 6x fans with tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support for 3-pins (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Control for 6x Fan Connectors
  • PSU I2C temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state Indicator LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • Chipkill Support
Operating Environment
Environmental Spec.
  • Operating Temperature: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Non-operating Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Parts List
  Part Number Qty Description
X7DCL-3 MBD-X7DCL-3-O 1 X7DCL-3 Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0957 1 Motherboard Manual for X7DCL-3
Retention SKT-0159L 1 Retention Kit
I/O Cables CBL-022L
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable
Driver Disk CDR-X7 1.23 1 Version 1.23 CD or later
I/O Shield CSE-PT7L 1 Motherboard I/O Shield

Note:  Items in a Standard Retail Package may differ from items in a Standard Bulk Package.

*  PCB 1.1A supports up to 48GB of single / dual rank memory
   PCB 1.1 supports up to 32GB of single rank memory
**This memory modules are not tested yet
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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