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Tyan released new motherboards for the Haswell Intel Xeon E3-1200 V3 generation processors. Tyan specifically released three main product lines. The Tyan S5530 can be configured to be one of the highest-end Haswell server motherboards out there. The Tyan S5532 is a general-purpose server building block. On the workstation side, the Tyan S5535 is a Q87 platform motherboard that leverages the Haswell Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 integrated graphics.

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Tyan S5530 Haswell Xeon Motherboard

The Tyan S5530  motherboard is one of the higher-end motherboards that we see released. For example, the Tyan S5530 has dual 10GbE SFP+ ports supporting the wider adoption of 10GbE in datacenters. Along with the dual 10GbE ports, the Tyan S5530 supports 4x DDR3 ECC UDIMMs, a PCIe 2.0 x4 slot, and 2x GbE ports. For storage the motherboard supports 2x SATA III 6.0gbps ports and 4x SATA II 3.0gbps ports.

The above example has both the integrated SAS controller and dual 10GbE ports. It is certainly one of the most featured Haswell server motherboards we have seen thus far.

Tyan S5532 Haswell Xeon Motherboard

Alongside the S5530, the company is also launching the Tyan S5532. The Tyan S5532 is more of a mainstream server motherboard. It can have up to five PCI-E expansion slots and four onboard GbE ports depending on the exact SKU used. The Tyan S5532 server motherboard supports 4x DDR3 ECC UDIMMs, a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, and 4 GbE ports. Like the S5530, the motherboard supports 2x SATA III 6.0gbps ports and 4x SATA II 3.0gbps ports. The motherboard SKUs include an option for 6.0gbps SAS controllers giving an additional 8 ports for storage.

Tyan S5535 Haswell Workstation Motherboards

On the workstation side, Tyan announced the S5535 family core the Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 LGA 1150 processors. The Tyan S5535 motherboard supports 4x non-ECC DDR3 UDIMMs, 1x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1x PCIe x8, 1x PCIe x1 slots. From its server and workstation roots, the Tyan S5535 has 2x GbE ports and 5x SATA 6.0gbps ports.

Overall this is a solid set of product families for Tyan.

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