The ASUS P9D WS motherboard comes with the new Intel® C226 chipset and support for Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 and 4th generation Core™ processors. Fully ISV (Independent Software Vendor) certified, the P9D WS has been designed for workstation and high-end desktop usage, with wider memory compatibility. It features the ASUS Dr. Power utility, which monitors power supply health to prevent sudden shutdowns, and extensive I/O including diverse display ports.
Versatile workstation use with wider memory compatibility
The P9D WS has been fully Independent Software Vendor certified by major software providers such as Autodesk®, covering popular workstation applications AutoCAD® and Inventor® among many others. These certifications guarantee a motherboard that makes the most of supported software in terms of performance and stability. The P9D WS works with standard DDR3 non-error correcting (non-ECC) unbuffered memory, and server-grade error-correcting (ECC) unbuffered memory, which is more stable and reliable.

ASUS Dr. Power offers easy system health monitoring

Real time power supply health detection helps prevent sudden system shutdown and provides hassle-free notifications should power delivery be insufficient. Additionally, LED messages on the board clearly indicate any relevant power issues in the event your system fails to boot, saving customers time and difficulty as diagnosing problems becomes much faster and does not require checking the entire system.

Multiple displays and an extensive input/output range
The P9D WS ships with HDMI, Display Port, and DVI-I, supporting three-screen multitasking with no graphics card required. Twin Intel® Ethernet ports with the Intel® i210 controller improve networking performance, lowering latency and potentially doubling available bandwidth. The P9D WS also offers USB 3.0 and six SATA 6Gbit/s ports.
CPU LGA1150 socket for 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processors
LGA 1150 socket for Intel® Xeon® E3-1200/12x5 v3 series processor
Supports 22nm CPU
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
Chipset Intel® C226 Chipset
Memory 4 x DIMM, max. 32GB, DDR3 1600/1333 MHz, ECC non-ECC, unbuffered memory
Dual channel architecture, Support Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Refer to www.asus.com for the memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
Expansion Slots 1 x PCI-E Gen3 x16 (@ x16 or x8)
1 x PCI-E Gen3 x16 (@ x8 or x4)
1 x PCI-E Gen3 x16 (@ x4)
1 x PCI-E Gen2 x16 (@ x4)
1 x PCI-E Gen2 x1 (@ x1)
2 x PCI
Multi-GPU support Supports ATI® Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
The specifications and price are subject to change without prior notice.
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