The Tomcat K8E leverages the power of the NVIDIA nForce(tm) 4 Ultra chipset
and provides support for AMD Athlon(tm) 64 and 64 FX performance processors.
Multiple features are included for the benefit of desktop and server customers,
such as: PCI Express* x16 and dual x1 slots for use with the latest I/O and
graphics add-on cards, Support for up to 4GB of Unbuffered DDR400/333 with ECC/non-ECC
compatibility, Integrated AC’97 audio with 5.1 multi-channel capability,
Built-in dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, Active Armor and NVIDIA Firewall
support,  Serial ATA-II with NVRAID? and Built-in ATI® RAGE XL 8MB video.
The Tomcat K8E (S2865) is currently sampling to select customers, and will reach
mass availability in mid Q2 of 2005.


s2865 Tyan Tomcat K8E (S2865) NF4 Ultra Board

With the IT market drive towards scalable and flexible products, customers
are looking to receive more from each system they build. To meet the rising
demand for highly-configurable, value-added system platforms, Tyan is announcing
the much-anticipated arrival of the Tomcat K8E (S2865).

The Tomcat K8E leverages the power of the NVIDIA nForce(tm) 4 Ultra chipset and
provides support for AMD Athlon(tm) 64 and 64 FX performance processors.
Multiple features are included for the benefit of desktop and server customers,
such as:

* PCI Express* x16 and dual x1 slots for use with the latest I/O
and graphics add-on cards
* Support for up to 4GB of Unbuffered DDR400/333 with
ECC/non-ECC compatibility
* Integrated AC’97 audio with 5.1 multi-channel capability
* Built-in dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, Active Armor?
and NVIDIA Firewall support
* Serial ATA-II with NVRAID? and Built-in ATI® RAGE XL? 8MB video
* Dual FireWire ports and compatibility with the
nTune? Performance Modifier Application
* ATX form factor (12" x 9.6", 244mm x 305mm)
* and much more!

All of this provides customers with a platform that can meet a wide array of
requirements while delivering high-performance and exceptional processing power.

"The move towards totally integrated solutions presents a unique challenge for
platform providers to offer solutions which can be configured to fit a number of
applications," said Don Clegg, VP of Marketing/OEM at Tyan. "The introduction of
the versatile Tomcat K8E (S2865) is a mark of achievement for Tyan towards
meeting that market challenge."

The Tomcat K8E (S2865) is currently sampling to select customers, and will reach
mass availability in mid Q2 of 2005.

For more about the Tomcat K8E (S2865), visit:

http://tyan.com/products/html/tomcatk8e.html