ASUS today announced that it is ready to support upcoming 32nm, 6-core processor platforms in its refreshed server and workstation lines. ASUS server motherboards and systems will support Intel(r) Xeon(r) 5600 processors, while its workstation motherboards will be ready for Intel(r) Core(tm) i7 980X and Xeon(r) W3680 processors.

ASUS Readies Server and Workstation Platforms for Next-generation 32nm, 6-core Performance
Refreshed Systems will Support New Intel(r) Xeon(r) 5600, Xeon(r) W 3680 and Core(tm) i7 Processors
ASUS today announced that it is ready to support upcoming 32nm, 6-core processor platforms in its refreshed server and workstation lines. ASUS server motherboards and systems will support Intel(r) Xeon(r) 5600 processors, while its workstation motherboards will be ready for Intel(r) Core(tm) i7 980X and Xeon(r) W3680 processors.
Better Performance, Enhanced Efficiency, and Improved Security
The Intel(r) Xeon(r) 5600 Series enterprise-class processors-based on the new 32nm infrastructure-delivers 50% more cores and cache, as well as 60% more performance than its 45nm predecessor. It also consumes 30% less power than previous generation processors. With support for various security features such as Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI), the Xeon(r) 5600 Series accelerates data encryption and guards against malicious software attacks-thereby greatly enhancing security during operations.
ASUS Server Motherboards and Server Systems with Intel(r) Xeon(r) 5600 Series Support
  • Server Motherboards
  • Server Systems
  • Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR
  • RS700D-E6/PS8
  • Z8PE-D18
  • RS704D-E6/PS8
  • Z8PE-D12X
  • RS702D-E6/PS8
  • Z8PE-D12
  • RS700-E6/RS4
  • Z8PH-D12/IFB
  • RS500-E6/PS4
  • Z8NR-D12
  • RS520-E6/RS8
  • Z8NH-D12
  • TS700-E6/RS8
  • Z8NA-D6
  • TS500-E6/PS4
  • Z8NA-D6C
Faster Graphics and Realistic 3D Rendering
The new Intel(r) Core(tm) i7-980X and Xeon(r) W3680 processors have six cores and 12 threads, delivering brilliant visual output that is vital for fast-paced and immersive personal computing and gaming. Equipped with Intel(r) Turbo Boost Technology, the processor also intelligently scales up performance and power as needed during intensive processing. ASUS’ workstation motherboards support all 32nm processors including the Intel(r) Core(tm) i7-980X, Xeon(r) W3680, and Xeon(r) 5600 Series.
ASUS Workstation Motherboards with Intel(r) Core(tm) i7-980X and Xeon(r) W3680 Support
Workstation Motherboards
  • P6T WS PRO
  • P6T6 WS REVOLUTION
  • P6T7 WS SUPERCOMPUTER