Asus launches P9X79-E WS motherboard

Armed with 7x PCI-E 3.0 slots with up to 4x Nvidia SLI/AMD CrossfireX in 16x mode, P9X79-E WS is now available. The motherboard also comes with “Asus Dr Power” which basically is to detection/diagnostic and power supply monitor health tool.

It will use an LED to indicate power issues in case of failure to boot, it also has power supply health auto-detection which helps to prevent system shutdown and provide a warning if the power viz. supplied is insufficient. As one would expect, these come with Asus’ own Digital power control for the CPU and DRAM.

ASUS P9X79-E WS top viewASUS P9X79-E WS


This also gives good solutions for those who use PCI-E based Video capture, RAID or SSD storage cards. The board is made for Intel Socket 2011 SandyBridge- E processors and uses CEB form-factor with up to 64GB 2400MHz support.It uses Dual Intel I210 Gigabit LAN and support for server-grade DDR3 ECC unbuffered memory. Other than that, there are other features that Asus incorporates: Asus SSD Caching II, USB Bios Flashback, Fan Xpert+

The specifications are as follows:


Asus India quoted this motherboard for Rs.30,000/- all inclusive.

1 comment
  1. No RAID 5 support is just plain weird. I thought x79 native chip-set did support it?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Beyond News. Beyond Reviews. Beyond Guides & Recommendations.

Join the never ending discussions on never ending topics.
Previous Article

Intel IVB-e CPUs have a minor performance boost

Next Article

ADATA releases SX1000L Server Class, Slim Line SSDs

Related Posts

Beyond News. Beyond Reviews. Beyond Guides & Recommendations.

Hardware BBQ is a PC hardware review, news and recommendations website. Typical of such PC hardware websites, I encourage two-way communication and discussions. Help us to help everybody by being a part of it. I am pretty active on Twitter. But for any detailed discussions and inquiries, you can always join the Discord group for any discussions.The future plans include streaming on Twitch, but I'll let you if and when that plan is made. Don't forget to follow the channel if you're interested.