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  Products   Motherboards   Archived (EOL)   [ X7SB3 ]
  • 8 SAS Ports

Key Features
1. Intel® Xeon® 3000 Sequence and
    Core™ 2 Quad / Duo Series in LGA775
    Package (FSB 1333/1066/800 MHz)
2. Intel® 3210 + ICH9 Chipset
3. Up to 8GB unbuffered ECC / non-ECC
    DDR2 800/677 SDRAM
4. Dual Intel® 82574L
    PCI-E Gigabit Controllers
5. Broadcom 1068E 8-Port SAS Controller;
    RAID 0, 1, 10
6. Built-in SATA ICH9 Controller
    2x SATA (3 Gbps) Drive
7. 1 (x8) PCI-Express
    1 32 bit PCI
8. On board Winbond® integrated

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
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Product SKUs - Discontinued SKU (EOL). Please contact sales-rep for alternative options.
  • X7SB3 (Standard Retail Pack)
  • X7SB3 (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • Dimensions
  • 12" x 9.6 ", (30.48cm x 24.38 cm)
    • Single LGA775 ZIF Socket
    • Supports Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® X3300/X3200 series
    • Supports Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® E3100/3000 series
    • Supports Intel® Xeon® processor L3360 and L3110 series
    • Supports Intel® Core™2 Quad Q9000/Q8000/Q6000 series
    • Supports Intel® Core™2 Duo E8000/E7000/E6000/E4000 series
    • Supports Intel® Pentium® E5000/E2000 series
    • Supports Intel® Celeron® E1000 and 400 series
    • NOTE: Intel Xeon processor L3014 requires an LGA771 socket and is not supported.
    System Bus
    • 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz system bus
    System Memory
    Memory Capacity
    • Four 240-pin DIMM sockets
    • Supports up to 8 GB of memory (Dual Channel)
    Memory Type
    • DDR2 800/667MHz unbuffered ECC / non-ECC SDRAM, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
    DIMM Sizes
    • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2GB
    Memory Voltage
    • 1.8V only
    On-Board Devices
    • Intel 3210 chipset
    • ICH9 +2x Intel® 82574L + Broadcom 1068E
      • Broadcom SAS1068E
      • RAID 0, 1, 10 support
      • (Optional: AOC-IButton68) RAID 5 support
    Serial ATA
    • Intel® ICH9 SATA2 (3 Gbps) controller built-in
    Network Controllers
    • 2x Single-port Gigabit PCI-Express Ethernet Controllers
    • Intel® 82574L
    • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-T, 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
    • Matrox G200eW 8 MB DDR2
    Super I/O
    • Winbond 83627DHG chip
    Clock Generator
    • CK505
    Input / Output
    • 8 SAS / SATA ports
    Serial ATA
    • Two Serial ATA ports (3 Gbps performance)
    • Two SATA hard drives supported
    • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
    • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
    • Up to 8x USB 2.0 / 1.1 compliant ports
    • 2 rear ports
    • 2 internal headers + 2 on-board
    • 1x VGA port
    Keyboard / Mouse
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
    Serial Ports
    • 1x Fast UART 16550 serial port
    • 1x internal header
    OS Compatibility

    • Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
    Chassis ( Optimized for X7SB3 )
    1U Chassis
    Expansion Slots
    • 1 (x8) PCI-e slot
    • 1 32 bit PCI slot
    System BIOS
    BIOS Type
    • 16Mb Flash EEPROM with Phoenix BIOS®
    BIOS Features
    • Plug and Play (PnP)
    • DMI 2.3 support
    • PCI 2.2
    • ACPI 1.0/2.0
    • SMBIOS 2.3
    • USB Keyboard support
    Power Configurations
    • ACPI Power Management
    • Main Switch Override Mechanism
    • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
    • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
    • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-Off
    • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
    • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
    • Suspend to RAM(STR)
    PC Health Monitoring
    • Monitors for CPU Cores ( +1.8V, +3.3V, +5, ±12V, +3.3V Standby, +5V Standby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset)
    • CPU Core 4-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.3750V-1.6000V
    • Adjustable CPU clock frequency ratio (only available when CPU is supported)
    • Total of five 4-pin fan headers
    • 5x fans with tachometer monitoring
    • Status monitor with firmware / software speed control
    • Status monitor for on/off control
    • Support 3-pin and 4-pin Fan speed control
    • Low noise fan speed control
    • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connector
    • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
    • CPU Thermal Trip support
    • Thermal Monitor (TM2) Support
    • PECI
    • CPU / System Overheat LED
    • +5 Standby alert LED
    Other Features
    • Chassis intrusion detection
    • Chassis intrusion header
    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)
    Standard Retail Package
      Part Number Qty Description
    X7SB3 MBD-X7SB3 -O 1 X7SB3 Motherboard
    Manual(s) MNL-1038 1 Motherboard Manual for X7SB3
    I/O Cables CBL-0022L
    Floppy Cable
    SATA Cable (2Ft.)
    I/O Shield MCP-260-00027-0N 1 I/O Shield for X7SB3
    Quick Reference Guide MNL-1038-QRG 1 Quick Reference Guide

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

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