GIGABYTE Unveil Dual Socket Workstation Motherboard With 3-Way SLI
Bohs Hansen / 2 years ago
GIGABYTE is completing their Intel 2011-3 socket motherboard line-up with the brand new dual-socket workstation and server motherboard, MW70-3S0. The new motherboard comes packed with onboard features and enough expansion flexibility to satisfy even the most demanding power user.
It is built with 3-way graphics in mind where it can fully utilize three Gen3 x16 cards. That really makes this a great motherboard for 3D modeling, rendering and animation just as well as Audio and video production and small-scale scientific analysis and simulation.
Storage Enthusiasts won’t be disappointed either. The board features 10 SATA 3 onboard headers as well as two mini-SAS HD connectors for 8 SAS 12Gb/s drives via the onboard LSI SAS 3008 controller.
Previous Intel server platforms decreased the memory bandwidth when the capacity increased, but that’s different here as it supports a maximum frequency of 2133 MHz in any memory configuration by default. You can use up to 64GB modules in the 16 DDR4 DIMM slots to satisfy the most memory hogging apps you can think off.
USB 3.0 and 2.0 are covered with both onboard headers and direct IO. It has an integrated Aspeed AST2400-VB iGPU for full HD resolution and supports a front VGA connector.
Two onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports ensure connectivity and they’re powered by Intel’s I210.