ASUS P8C WS

Mfg Part #: P8C WS


ASUS P8C WS
Ordering Information
MSRP$239.00
Our Price$232.26
Mail In Rebate- $15.00
After Mail In Rebate$217.26 
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014
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The ASUS Workstation series is the ideal foundation for a powerful PC. It delivers awesome power, dependable performance and unmatched multiple I/O scalability for the most demanding tasks and future upgrades. The ASUS Workstation series intelligently reduces operating noise and dissipates heat through advanced and environmentally-friendly methods to accommodate user needs.

Ultimate workstation build
The P8C WS features Intel's Socket 1155 with the C216 chipset specially-designed for workstations. The P8C WS is your best choice for a DIY workstation build that rivals top-tier pre-built workstations.

Built-in dual Intel - server-class Gigabit LAN
For more reliable networking, the P8C WS features built-in dual Intel server-class Gigabit LAN for lower CPU utilization and increased throughput. It achieves outstanding performance as well as better support for diverse operating systems.

Server-level compatibility with RAID card and LAN card
The P8C WS provides complete compatibility with RAID and LAN cards. Users enjoy a wider selection of devices and higher reliability. As a workstation motherboard that puts an emphasis on system integration, offering the benefit of greater confidence and convenience.

Real-time network bandwidth control
With a single-click on/off button, the application currently in use has its data and network bandwidth prioritized over other programs. Moreover, you can prioritize your favorite software easily by configuring profiles through the intuitive user interface. Within the profile, programs can be pre-scheduled to run in a specific time period to avoid network congestion and long-waits on downloads. Auto PPPoE network connection provides a one-step setup for enhanced online convenience. Overall, it's an intuitive network bandwidth control center.

Faster USB 3.0 transmission with UASP
ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), the USB 3.0 standard. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to an already impressive fast USB 3.0 transfer speed.

Flexible and easy BIOS interface
The ASUS EFI BIOS offers a user-friendly interface that goes beyond traditional keyboard-only BIOS controls to enable more flexible and convenient mouse input. Users can easily navigate the EFI BIOS with the same smoothness as their operating system. The exclusive EZ mode displays frequently-accessed setup info, while the advanced mode is for experienced performance enthusiasts that demand far more intricate system settings.

Energy efficiency all around
Tap into the world's real-time PC power saving chip through a simple onboard switch or the AI Suite II utility. Get total system-wide energy optimization by automatically detecting current PC loadings and intelligently moderating power consumption. This also reduces fan noise and extends component longevity!

Intel Smart Connect technology
Your computer can receive web updates with fresh content for selected applications, even when the system is in sleep mode. This means less time waiting for applications to update and sync with the cloud, leading to a more efficient computing experience.

Instant awake your PC from sleep mode
Allows your computer to quickly resume from a low-power hibernate state in seconds. Saving your system memory to the designated SSD, it provides your computer a faster wake-up response time, while still keeping the energy use low.


In The Box
  • ASUS P8C WS
  • G.P. Diagnosis Card
  • Software



ASUS P8C WS Rebates

 $15.00 Rebate valid until 04/30/2014 - Please refer to the rebate for details.

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General Specifications

ManufacturerAsus
Manufacturer Part #P8C WS
Cost Central Item #11615267
Product DescriptionASUS P8C WS - Motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - C216 - USB 3.0, FireWire - 2 x Gigabit LAN - onboard graphics (CPU required) - HD Audio (8-channel)
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel C216
Processor Socket1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible ProcessorsCore i3, Xeon E3-1200 series
Max RAM Size32 GB
RAM Supported4 DIMM slots - DDR3 , non-ECC, ECC , unbuffered
Storage Ports2 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x FireWire + 8 x USB 2.0 + ( 2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x FireWire + 2 x USB 2.0 via headers )
Max Allocated RAM Size1024 MB
AudioHD Audio (8-channel)
LAN2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Microsoft CertificationCompatible with Windows 7

Extended Specifications

General
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel C216
Processor SocketLGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty1
Compatible ProcessorsCore i3, Xeon E3-1200 series
Supported RAM
Max Size32 GB
TechnologyDDR3
Bus Clock1600 MHz, 1333 MHz
SpeedPC3-12800, PC3-10600
Supported RAM Integrity CheckNon-ECC, ECC
Registered or BufferedUnbuffered
FeaturesDual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
Graphics
Max Allocated RAM Size1024 MB
Audio
TypeHD Audio (8-channel)
Audio CodecRealtek ALC892
Compliant StandardsHigh Definition Audio
LAN
Network ControllerIntel 82574L
Network Interfaces2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slot(s)1 x CPU
4 x DIMM 240-pin
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
2 x PCIe 2.0 x16
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCI
Storage InterfacesSATA-600 - connector(s): 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
SATA-300 - connector(s): 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
RAID FeaturesIntel Smart Response Technology
Interfaces1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse
1 x DVI-I
1 x FireWire
2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet)
2 x USB 3.0
6 x USB 2.0
1 x SPDIF out
1 x TOSLINK
1 x audio line-out - mini-jack
1 x audio line-in - mini-jack
1 x microphone - mini-jack
1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack
1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack
1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 2.0 - Type A
1 x serial
1 x FireWire
1 x SPDIF out
1 x audio
1 x parallel
1 x USB 3.0 - header
Power Connectors24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
Features
BIOS TypeAMI
BIOS FeaturesDMI 2.0 support, WfM 2.0 support, Multilingual BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash, ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution, ACPI 2.0a support, SMBIOS 2.6 support, ASUS EFI BIOS, UEFI BIOS
Sleep / Wake UpWake on LAN (WOL), wake on ring (WOR)
Hardware FeaturesJack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), Teaming Technology, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, ASUS 8+2 Phase Power Design, ASUS Fan Xpert, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Smart Response Technology, Fanless Design Heatsink, USB 3.0 Boost, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, ASUS Network iControl, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel Smart Connect Technology
Miscellaneous
Included AccessoriesG.P. Diagnosis Card
Software IncludedDrivers & utilities, ASUS EZ Flash, ASUS AI Suite II
Compatible with Windows 7"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant StandardsPlug and Play, ACPI 2.0a, ErP Ready
Approximate Width12 in
Approximate Depth9.6 in

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