Monarch 8450 Specifications.

AMD Quad Opteron server motherboard, SSI MEB form factor

AMD® Opteron® Model 8XX processors, .13 or .09 micron, 1M L2 cache, Socket 940, single core
AMD® Opteron® Model 86X/87X processors, .09 micron, 2M1 L2 cache, Socket 940, dual core
64-bit integer registers, 128-bit SSE/SSE2 registers
48-bit virtual addresses, 40-bit physical addresses
AMD 64-bit x86 instruction set extensions

AMD-8111 HyperTransport I/O Hub
AMD-8131 HyperTransport PCI-X Tunnel
Dual channel UltraDMA/133 bus mastering IDE controllers

Memory Subsystem:
Sixteen DIMM banks supporting up to 32GB DDR400 or 64GB DDR333 ECC registered SDRAM memory
Dual channel (128-bit) memory bus supporting up to 22.8 GB/s (DDR333) or 25.6 GB/s (DDR400) accumulated memory bandwidth

Note: To enable 128-bit memory bus, memory modules must be populated in pairs.
Note: To enable NUMA, a minimum of two modules are required per processor.

Graphic Subsystem:

Hard Disk Subsystem:
Up to eight Serial ATA hard drives in capacity from 80GB to 500GB. These drives can be configured as standalone unit or hardware RAID, level 0, 1, 5, 10, hotspare supported

SCSI Subsystem:
Onboard LSI 53C1030 dual channel Ultra 320/m SCSI-3 PCI-X controllers

3Ware Escalade 9500S-8MI serial ATA RAID controller, RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 & JBOD, 64-bit/66mhz, 128MB ECC cache, optional Battery Backup Unit (BBU)

CD-ROM Subsystem:
Combo DVD-ROM (16X) and CDROM (52X)/CDR (52X)/RW(24X) drive

Sound Subsystem:

Network Subsystem:
Two integrated Broadcom 5704C PCI-X Gigabit controllers, 1000BaseTX

System Slots:
One (1) 32-bit/33mhz PCI slot
Two (2) 64-bit/66mhz PCI-X slots3
Two (2) 64-bit/133mhz PCI-X slots3

System I/O:
One (1) RS-232C 16550 serial port
One (1) PS/2 Mini DIN keyboard port
One (1) PS/2 Mini DIN mouse port
Two (2) USB 2.0 ports (front side)
Two (2) USB 1.1 ports (rear side)
One (1) 15-pin VGA port
Two (2) RJ-45 ports

Floppy Drive:
1.44MB floppy drive



4U Rack mount chassis with rail kit, FCC Class B
Dimensions: 26in (D) x 19in (W) x 7in (H)
950W 3+1 hotswap and triple redundant EPS12V power supply
One (1) accessible floppy bay (used)
One (1) accessible slim 5.25" drive bay
One (1) accessible regular 5.25" drive bay (used)
Two Multi-lane SATA backplanes

  • Activity LED connector for each hard drive
  • Eight (8) hotswap SATA150 1" hard drive bays

Three (3) 97mm hotswap chassis blowers
Four (4) 6cm exhaust chassis fans
Sliding rails kit

Preinstalled Software:
Red Hat Linux with ASL optimized kernel, 32-bit or 64-bit edition

  1. Each core has 1M L2 cache.
  2. Require Opteron processor with E4 stepping.
  3. Slot is incompatible with 5V PCI add-on card.
Phone: 1.877.ASL.3535