The Asus P9X79-E WS is the latest and upcoming Sandy Bridge-E motherboard with socket LGA2011 and X79 chipset. This “mother of all” Sandry Bridge-E motherboard is built for extreme enthusiasts, extreme overclockers, workstations and server use. It’s fully loaded with all the rich features that you need into one single workstation motherboard.
ASUS P9X79-E WS Specifications
The Asus P9X79-E WS is a X79 chipset motherboard that sports a 10+2 Phase DIGI+ and is built for Sandy Bridge-E processors. It has built in aluminum heatsinks to cool the chipsets instantly in extreme conditions. It has a total of eight (8) DDR3 DIMM slots that supports for 64GB-128GB quad channel DDR3 memory with a frequency of up to 2400MHz.
On the lower portion of the board, it packs Seven (7) PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots that supports QuadSLI and CrossFireX configuration. On the right side are Six (6) SATA 6 Gbps ports (the white slots) and Four (4) SATA 3 Gbps (blue slots). It has also an on board power on, off, reset buttons just like any other Asus high end motherboards.
At the Input/Output panel of the Asus P9X79-E WS, located at the rear, are dual Gigabit ethernet LAN, E-SATA, USB 3.0 and 2.0 and 7.1 channel audio jack. There’s also a BIOS reset button.
Price and Release Date
Asus P9X79-E WS price should be around $400+ or even more since the ASUS P9X79 WS is currently priced at $360+.
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