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Intel® Xeon® Processor
Server Boards for Boxed Intel(R) Xeon(TM) Processors with 512KB L2 Cache

Updated September 2002

The following is a list of server boards which the hardware vendor has advertised as being specifically designed for boxed Intel® Xeon® processors. Intel has only tested these server boards for mechanical fit with the Boxed Intel Xeon processor and the Processor Wind Tunnel (PWT).Processors shipped prior to September 2002 contain the "legacy" style of PWT, which only allows the fan to be mounted on the sides.The "new" PWT allows the fan to be mounted on the top or the side.The new PWT started shipping with 2.6GHz and 2.8GHz processors in September, and will ship in the slower frequencies at a later date. This information is for reference use by PC integrators only and is provided solely as a convenience.Please check with the hardware vendor for compatibility information regarding specific models of these products.

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Table 1. Server Boards for Boxed Intel® Xeon® Processors with 512KB L2 Cache

Brand Model Number Chipset Legacy PWT Fit New PWT Fit
Intel SE7500CW2 Intel E7500 Yes Yes
Intel SHG2 Serverworks* GC-HE Yes Yes
Abit* SI2P Intel E7500 Yes Yes
Arima* PDPLA Intel E7500 Yes Yes
ASUS* PU-DLS Intel E7500 No No
ASUS* PU-DM Intel E7500 No No
FIC* BOREAS Intel E7500 Not tested Yes
Gigabyte* GA-8IPXDR Intel E7500 Yes1 Yes1
Iwill* DPX Intel E7500 Yes Yes
MSI* MS9101 Intel E7500 No No
Supermicro* P4DP6/P4DP6E/P4DPR/P4DPR+ Intel E7500 Yes Yes
Tatung* SA5721 Intel E7500 Not tested Yes
Tyan* S2720 Intel E7500 No Yes1
AOpen* DXPS Plus Serverworks* GC-LE No Yes
ASUS* PR-DLSW/PR-DLS Serverworks* GC-LE No No
Gigabyte* GA-8EGXDR Serverworks* GC-LE No Yes
MSI* MS9102 Serverworks* GC-LE No No
Supermicro* P4DR-8G2/P4DLA/P4DL6 Serverworks* GC-LE No Yes
Supermicro* P4D5-8 Serverworks* GC-LE No No
Tyan* S2623UGN/GN Serverworks* GC-LE No No


1 These boards were changed in July 2002 to fit the new PWT.Boards from this vendor built prior to July 2002 will not work with the new PWT.

IMPORTANT: Please contact your server board manufacturer for information on chassis-independent I/O shield.

This applies to:

Intel® Xeon® Processor

Solution ID: CS-007775
Last Modified: 11-Jun-2014
Date Created: 15-Dec-2003
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