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Motherboard
Motherboards   Xeon Boards   [ X8ST3-F ]

X8STE


Key Features
1. Intel® Core™ i7 / i7 Extreme Edition,
    and Intel® Xeon® 5500/3500 series
    processors (QPI up to 6.4 GT/s)
2. Intel® X58 Express Chipset
3. Up to 24GB DDR3 1333, 1066 & 800
    ECC / non-ECC Un-Buffered DIMM
4. Dual Intel® 82574L Gigabit
    Ethernet Controller
5. LSI 1068E 8-Port SAS Controller;
    RAID 0, 1, 10
6. 6x SATA (3.0Gbps) Ports
    RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
7. 3 (x8) PCI-Express 2.0 (1 in x16 slot),
    1 (x4) PCI-Express (using x8 slot),
    2x 32-bit PCI Slots
8. Integrated IPMI 2.0 with Dedicated LAN
9. 8x USB (2 rear, 2 on-board, 2 headers)

 
 
Product SKUs
MBD-X8ST3-F -O
  • X8ST3-F (Standard Retail Pack)
MBD-X8ST3-F -B
  • X8ST3-F (Bulk Pack)
 
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
Dimensions
  • 12" x 10" (30.5cm x 25.4cm)
 
Processor/Cache
CPU
  • LGA 1366 Socket
  • Intel® Core™ i7-965 Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7 series
  • Intel® Xeon® 5500 series
  • Intel® Xeon® 3500 series
System Bus
  • QPI (up to 6.4 GT/s)
 
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Supports up to 24 GB 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz DDR3 ECC / non-ECC Un-Buffered memory
  • Three Channel memory bus
  • 6 DIMM sockets
Memory Type
  • 1333 / 1066 / 800MHz Un- Buffered ECC / non-ECC DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.5 V
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 and x8 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
 
On-Board Devices
Chipset
  • Intel® X58 Express chipset
  • ICH10R
SAS
    • LSI SAS1068E
    • RAID 0, 1, 10 support
    • (Optional: AOC-IButton68) RAID 5 support
SATA
  • Intel ICH10R SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support
IPMI
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
  • IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
  • Winbond® WPCM450 BMC
Network Controllers
  • 2x Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • 1x Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
VGA
  • Matrox G200eW 8 MB DDR2
Super I/O
  • Winbond 83627DHG chip
Clock Generator
  • CK505
 
Input / Output
SAS
  • 8 SAS / SATA ports
Serial ATA
  • 6 SATA ports
  • 6 SATA hard drives supported
Floppy
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
LAN
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
USB
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 2x USB on-board
  • 2x USB internal headers (4 ports)
  • Total 8 USB 2.0 Compliant
VGA
  • 1x VGA port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1x Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1x internal header
 
I/O Panel

Please see this board's I/O Panel
Chassis ( Optimized for X8ST3-F )
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 550W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [4-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
 
Expansion Slots
PCI-Express
  • 3 (x8) PCI-e 2.0 slots (1 using x16 slot)
  • 1 (x4) PCI-e slot (using x8 slot)
PCI
  • 2x 32-bit PCI slot
 
System BIOS
BIOS Type
  • 32Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS
BIOS Features
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0 / 2.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • SMBIOS 2.3
 
Management
Software
  • IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) v1.5 / 2.0 with KVM support
  • Super Doctor III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / ACPM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-Off
  • Power-on mode for AC power recovery
  • Internal/External modem ring-on
 
PC Health Monitoring
CPU
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, 12V, +3.3V Standby, +5V Standby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.60V
FAN
  • Total of six fan headers supporting up to 6 fans
  • Six 4-pin fan headers
  • 6x fans with tachometer status monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Support 3-pin fans (w/o speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors
Temperature
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • FC temperature sensing logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support
  • PECI
LED
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
 
Operating Environment / Compliance
RoHS

  • RoHS Compliant 6/6, Pb Free
Environmental Spec.
  • Operating Temperature: 10°to 35°C (50°to 95°F)
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40°to 70°C (-40°to 158°F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Non-operating Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
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