ASUS dual socket Z9PE-D8 WS motherboard is ready
Ryan Martin / 6 years ago
This motherboard is based on the Intel C606 “Patsburg” chipset, has an EEB form factor (Enterprise Electronics Bay Specification) of 30.5 x 33 cm, includes 2 LGA-2011 sockets and each circuit is powered by a 14 a phase VRM ( Digi + II VRM). The motherboard is given juice by of a 24-pin motherboard connector, 2 x 8-pin EPS and a 4-pin molex.
The ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS incorporates two sets of quad channel RAM (4 slots per CPU socket), supporting a total of up to 256 GB of DDR3 ‘Registered’ ECC.
The expansion slots include four PCI-Express 3.0 x16 (blue), 2 PCI-Express 3.0 x16 (@ x8), a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 (@ x4), six SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, eight SATA 3.0 Gbps, 2 USB 3.0 ports, multiple USB 2.0, 8-channel audio, 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports driven by an Intel 82574L, support CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI.
The Z9PE-D8 WS also has a steep price tag and sells for $ 630 U.S. dollars.