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Old 03-02-17, 09:20 AM
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ASUS unveils their Z270-WS Workstation motherboard

ASUS has unveiled their new Z270-WS Workstation motherboard, which uses a bridge chip to support additional PCIe 3.0 lanes and offer greater support for multi-GPU systems.




Read more on ASUS' Z270-WS motherboard.

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Old 03-02-17, 11:16 AM
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Finally it looks like another motherboard which doesn't have RGB LED's
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Old 03-02-17, 04:46 PM
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Looks great although IMO the only thing missing is a nice clean looking IO cover to make it appear more clean.
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Please ASUS make one of these boards for the AMD platform... that's beautiful <3
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Don't the professional types usually stick to the HEDT stuff though? I'm assuming there's a market for this, since Asus isn't stupid and they actually made the thing, but I thought the serious workstation guys went for Xeons / quad channel ram / etc?
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Don't the professional types usually stick to the HEDT stuff though? I'm assuming there's a market for this, since Asus isn't stupid and they actually made the thing, but I thought the serious workstation guys went for Xeons / quad channel ram / etc?
You can still get xeons on the "Z" platform albeit max of 4 cores and quad channel memory from my own testing has very very little performance benefit over dual channel .
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You can still get xeons on the "Z" platform albeit max of 4 cores and quad channel memory from my own testing has very very little performance benefit over dual channel .
I shouldn't have said HEDT, my bad. I was thinking dual xeon workstation, Intel Cxxx chipset. This just seems like a curious market segment to fill with a desktop chipset that has a 'workstation' tag. I can't see anyone doing serious 3d rendering on this chipset.
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It's more for reliability and toughness than workstation at this chipset. I mean besides it's look, it is extremely similar to ROG.
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This is all good news and all but when can I get it...?!
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