Monarch 8460 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 24 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

(8460-TR) Two 3Ware Escalade 9500S-12MI serial ATA RAID controllers, RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 & JBOD, 64-bit/66mhz, 128MB ECC cache, optional Battery Backup Unit (BBU)

(8460-TR2) Two 3Ware Escalade 9500SX-12MI serial ATA II RAID controllers, RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 & JBOD, 64-bit/133mhz PCI-X, 256MB ECC cache, optional Battery Backup Unit (BBU)

CD-ROM Subsystem:
Slim 8X DVD recorder, 8X DVD+-R, 4X DVD+-RW, 4X DVD+R DL, 24X CD, 24X CDRW, 8X DVDROM

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



5U Rack mount chassis with rail kit, FCC Class B
Dimensions: 26.4in (D) x 19in (W) x 8.75in (H)
1350W 3+1 hotswap and triple redundant EPS12V power supply
One (1) accessible floppy bay (used)
One (1) accessible slim 5.25" drive bay (used)
One (1) accessible regular 5.25" drive bay
Six Multi-lane SATA backplanes

  • Activity LED connector for each hard drive
  • Twenty four (24) hotswap SATA 1" hard drive bays

Three (3) high performance 8cm exhaust chassis fans
Copper CPU heatsinks with active cooling 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