Asus has updated the assortment of high-end motherboards with P6X58-E WS model. This motherboard is design for extreme use conditions – non-stop 24/7 operation during a minimum of two years which makes it great basis for workstations
ASUS P6X58-E WS is based on Intel X58 chipset and is compatible with Intel Core i7 and Xeon processors of Socket LGA 1366. The board features six DIMM slots that supports to 24GB of DDR3-2000 MHz memory. Beside big amount of memory slots there is space for five PCI-Express x16 slots (additional lines are provide by NVIDIA NF200 controller) and one PCIe x1 slot, two Gigabit Ethernet Intel 82574L controllers, twp SATA 6 Gbit/s and six SATA 3 Gbit/s. A LED POST code indicator is added for ease of debugging procedures.
The I/O side of ASUS P6X58-E WS has ports, as follows: PS/2 , FireWire, two RJ-45, two USB 3.0 and six USB 2.0, S/PDIF and six mini-Jacks (3,5mm ) for speaker system connection. As this is a high-performance product, it supports many of Asus-branded technologies like Turbo V, Q-Shield, Q-Connector, CrashFree BIOS 3, EZ Flash 2 and EPU. Yet to note, the power sub-system uses 16+2 phase electric design.
ASUS has not revealed the price for P6X58-E WS, however, we should expect it to be cheap.