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ASUS NCL-DS1 Server Board (E7520)
By CPU-zilla
Category : WorkStations/Servers
Published by Jimmy Tang on Thursday, 30th December, 2004
Rating : 4.5 out of 5 stars  

Technical Specifications

ASUS NCL-DS1 Technical Specifications
  • Supports Socket-604 Intel Xeon processors with Extended Memory 64-bit Technology (EM64T)
  • Supports Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
  • MPS (Multi-Processor Specification) rev 1.4 compliant
  • Supports 800MHz FSB
  • Supports processors with 1MB L2 cache
  • Supports processor speeds at 2.80GHz to 3.60GHz and above
  • Intel E7520 Memory Controller Hub
    • Supports DDR 333 registered ECC memory up to 16GB
    • 800MHz front side bus
  • Intel 82801ER I/O Controller Hub (ICH5R)
    • Supports dual peer to peer PCI buses
    • Supports 32-bit/33MHz PCI bus
    • Supports dual SATA ports with RAID 0 and 1 configuration and Intel Matrix Storage Technology
    • Supports dual channel Ultra ATA-100 ports
    • Supports up to six USB 2.0 ports
  • Intel 6700PXH 64-bit PCI Hub (x2)
    • Compatible with PCI Express Base Specification 1.0a
    • PCI Spec rev. 2.3 compliant
    • PCI-X 1.0b spec compliant
    • Supports two PCI (33 or 66MHz) at 32-bit or PCI-X Mode 1 (66, 100 or 133MHz) at 32/64-bit
System memory
  • 8 x 184-pin DDR SDRAM DIMMs
  • Supports dual-channel DDR 333 registered ECC modules
  • Supports up to 16GB memory
  • Supports 2.5V DDR SDRAM
  • 2 x Ultra ATA-100 IDE ports supported by the ICH5R (up to 4 devices)
    • Support for PIO, UDMA-33, UDMA-66, Ultra ATA-100 IDE devices
  • 2 x SATA ports supported by the ICH5R (up to 2 devices)
  • Adaptec AIC-7902 PCI-X Ultra320 SCSI controller
    • 2 x SCSI channels
    • Zero-Channel RAID (optional)
  • ATI RAGE-XL PCI-based VGA controller
I/O Interface
  • 1x floppy connector (360KB - 2.88MB)
  • 2x serial port (1x in the rear, 1x on-board as header)
  • 1x parallel port (SPP/EPP/ECP)
  • 1x PS/2 keyboard
  • 1x PS/2 mouse
  • 4x USB 2.0 ports (2x ports in the rear, 2x ports via bracket)
  • 1x VGA port
  • 2x RJ-45 Gigabit LAN port with LED
  • 2x 68-pin Ultra320 SCSI connectors
Expansion slots
  • 2x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X slots, PCI-X 1.0 compliant (for 1U/2U risers)
  • 1x PCI Express x8 slot (x4 link, PCI Express 1.0a)
  • 2x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X slots, PCI-X 1.0 compliant
  • 1x 32-bit 66Mz PCI slot, 5V
  • 1x mini PCI-X ZCR socket for Adaptec AIC-2015 board
Power Management
  • Supports ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)
  • Power On Ring / LAN / PME# / RTC Alarm / PS/2 Keyboard / PS/2 Mouse
  • Power-off by Windows 2000/XP/2003 shut down and switch
Form Factor
  • E-ATX Form Factor : 12-inch x 13-inch (30.5cm x 33cm)
  • Requires SSI power supply (with 24-pin and 8-pin 12V plugs)
  • 8Mbit (1MB) Flash ROM
  • AMI Flash BIOS with PnP, Green, DMI 2.0a, ACPI, SMBIOS 2.3 and WfM 2.0 features
  • Multi-boot on SATA, LS120, ZIP, ATAPI CD-ROM, SCSI, IDE, USB, LAN

ASUS provided the following accessories inside the server board package:-

  • 2x Serial ATA data cable
  • 1x Serial ATA power cable (dual plug)
  • 2x 68-pin Ultra320 SCSI cable (with five connectors)
  • 1x 80-conductor IDE ribbon cable
  • 1x Floppy drive cable
  • 2x CEK spring (for CPUs)
  • Rear I/O shield
  • ASUS motherboard support CD (with drivers, utilities and software)
  • User guide
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