August 8th, 2019 by Lyle Smith
TYAN AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processor Based Server Platforms Announced
TYAN has announced performance-driven 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor-based server platforms for the modern datacenter. Among TYAN’s first offerings in this new line are a 2U single-socket Transport SX TS65-B8036 server and the single-socket Tomcat SX S8036 server motherboard. Both platforms feature AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors and are touted by TYAN to boost datacenter performance by its increased memory speed and use of PCIe 4.0.
The TS65-S8036 comes equipped with 16 DDR4-3200 DIMM slots, 12 front-access hot-swap 3.5” and 2 rear-access hot-swap 2.5” drives, while featuring 12 front bays pre-configured to support up to 4 NVMe U.2 drives. In addition, the S8036 motherboard features expansion and storage options with 2 NVMe M.2 ports, up to 12 PCIe 4.0 NVMe, and 20 SATA ports in an EATX form factor.
The new TYAN platforms are also highlighted by drop-in support for AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors on existing platforms via BIOS updates. Moreover, its all-new Zen 2 CPU architecture features up to 64 cores from their current AMD EPYC processor-based platforms.
TYAN’s AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processor-based platforms specifications:
- Tomcat SX S8036: single-socket AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processor-based server motherboard in EATX (12” x 13”) form factor with support for 16 DDR4-3200 DIMM slots, 8 PCIe x8 SlimSAS connectors, 2 NVMe M.3, 2 PCIe x24 slots, and up to 12 PCIe 4.0 NVMe and 20 SATA ports for CSP application deployment
- Transport SX TS65-B8036: 2U single-socket AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processor-based storage platform with support for up to 16 DDR4-3200 DIMM slots, 6 PCIe x8 slots, 2 NVMe M.3 ports for boot drives, 12 front-access 3.5" and 2 rear-access 2.5" hot-swap tool-less drive trays. The 12 front bays are pre-configured to support up to 4 NVMe U.2 drives