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Intel® Core™ i7 Processor and Xeon® processor Read more

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Intel® Socket 1366 Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition/Core™ i7 ProcessorLGA1366 socket for Intel® Xeon® processor 3500 SeriesLGA1366 socket for Intel® Xeon® processor E5502/E5504/E5506Supports Intel® Dynamic Speed Technology *Refer to www.asus.com for Intel CPU support list
Intel® X58 + ICH10RNvidia NF200*2
System Bus
Up to 6400 MT/s ; Intel® QuickPath Interconnect
6 x DIMM, Max. 24 GB, DDR3 1866(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 ECC,Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory Triple channel memory architecture *Support Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) ** Due to Intel spec definition, DIMMs of DDR3-1800 or above are supported by specific CPU models only. *** Please load X.M.P or D.O.C.P setting in BIOS for hyper DIMM (DDR3 1800MHz or above) support." **** Refer to www.asus.com or this user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists)
Expansion Slots
3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (@ x16 or x8) 3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (@ x8) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (@ x16)
Multi-GPU Support
Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way Geforce SLI™ techonology
Intel ICH10R controller 6 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports Intel® Matrix Storage Support RAID 0,1,5,10Ext Marvell 88SE6121 SATA controller 2 x eSATA 150/300 (RAID 0,1)* Ext Marvell 88SE6320 SAS controller 2 x SAS (RAID 0,1)*
2 x Realtek 8111C Dual Gb LAN (Support teaming function)
ADI 2000B 8 -Channel High Definition Audio CODEC ASUS Noise Filter Multi-Streaming Jack-Sensing Front Panel Jack-Retasking Coaxial / Optical S/PDIF out ports at back I/O
IEEE 1394
VIA VT6315N controller supports 1 x 1394a ports
12 USB 2.0 ports
ASUS Unique Features
EPU - 6 Engine True 16+2 Phase Power Design TurboV Fan Xpert Express Gate AI Nap Q-Shield Q-Connector Fanless Design: Heat-pipe solution Fanless Design: Stack Cool 2 My Logo 2 CrashFree BIOS 3 EZ Flash 2 C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall) SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection) O.C. Profile
ASUS Workstation Special Features
7 PCIe x 16 slots G.P. Diagnosis Card bundled ASUS SASsaby Cards support ASUS WS Diag. LED ASUS WS Heartbeat SAS Onboard
Back Panel I/O Ports
2 x External SATA 1 x S/PDIF Out (Coaxial + Optical) 2 x LAN(RJ45) port 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 8 -Channel Audio I/O PS/2 KB/MS port
Internal I/O Connectors
24-pin EATX Power connector 8-pin ATX +12V Power connector Chassis intrusion CPU fan with PWM control Chassis fan1 with Q-fan control Chassis fan2 with Q-fan control Chassis fan3 with Q-fan control PWR fan CD audio in 3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB ports 20-pin Panel connector 1 x IEEE 1394a port TPM header S/PDIF Out header Front panel connector
16 Mb Flash ROM AMI BIOS, Green, PnP, DMI v2.0, Wfm2.0, ACPI v2.0a, SMBIOS v 2.4, BIOS flash utility under DOS
WOL/WOR by PME,WOR by Ring,Chasis Intrusion,AI NET2
Support Disc
ASUS PC Probe II ASUS AI SuiteAnti-virus software (OEM version)ASUS Update Adobe Acrobat Reader ver 8.0 Microsoft DirectX ver 9.0C Image-Editing Suite
Form Factor
CEB Form Factor 12 inch x 10.5 inch ( 30.5 cm x26.9 cm )
Release Date
First seen
27 June 2009