Electronic Design

Server Motherboard Hosts AMD Athlon 64 Or Opteron

The Asus K8N-LR server motherboard can manage a single-or dual-core 2.4-GHz Athlon 64 or a 2.6-GHz Opteron processor. The onboard nVidia display adapter leaves the 16x PCI Express available for expansion options like an SAS RAID adapter. Also incorporated are two 133-MHz, 64-bit PCIX slots; two 33-MHz PCI slots; and a Mini PCI socket. The board can handle dual-channel DDR400 memory in its four slots. PC peripherals include SATA support and a Broadcom BCM5751 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet connection. Pricing starts at $249.

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