Mfg Part #: Z9PA-U8

Ordering Information
Our Price$294.33
Mail In Rebate- $15.00
After Mail In Rebate$279.33 
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014

The ATX-sized Z9PA-U8 supports the Intel Xeon processor product family, featuring high computing capacity and faster data transmission. Additionally, the Z9PA-U8 fulfills different storage configurations via ASUS PIKE RAID cards, and through the ASUS ASMB6-iKVM server management interface offers better system management.

Commercial way to upgrade to Romley platform
The ATX-sized Z9PA-U8 supports the Intel Xeon processor family, featuring high computing capacity and faster data transmission. This server motherboard provides customer a cost-effective way to enter into Romley platform with one way CPU and Desktop (ATX) power supply.

Design for datacenter cache server application
The Z9PA-U8 delivers outstanding data transmission performance with two DIMM per channel and large capacity LRDIMM. Thus, it is suitable for datacenter on cache server application which speeds up the access to data and quick response the demand from network.

Dual use for server and high end workstation
The design and features of the Z9PA-U8 accommodate usage as a medium to large scale server or high-end workstation for even the most complex tasks. Additionally, it adopts the latest hardware standards, including USB 3.0 for faster data transfers and PCI Express 3.0 enhanced signaling and data integrity.

MIO-892 card supported for 7.1 channel audio experience
The Z9PA-U8 supports the ASUS MIO-892 card. With better enhanced signal-to-noise ratio in a 7.1 surround channel, the MIO card offers great sound quality to complement the robust video power - delivering exhilarating surround sound. Accompany with graphic card and MIO-892, Z9PA-U8 becomes powerful E5-2600 single socket workstation.

Comprehensive server management solution: ASMB6-iKVM and ASWM enterprise
The ASMB6-iKVM upgrade kit enables dashboard system health monitoring, remote power on/off and control, virtual media over LAN, management LAN fail-over support, and user-friendly web-based graphical interface through all major browsers. Moreover, ASWM Enterprise provides one-to-multiple centralized management including BIOS flash, remote control, power control through a colorful, graphical, and informative interface.

In The Box
  • ASUS Z9PA-U8
  • I/O back plate
  • Software

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General Specifications

Manufacturer Part #Z9PA-U8
Manufacturer UPC #0886227297733
Cost Central Item #11748377
Product DescriptionASUS Z9PA-U8 - Motherboard - ATX - LGA2011 Socket - C602-A - USB 3.0 - 2 x Gigabit LAN - onboard graphics
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel C602-A
Processor Socket1 x LGA2011 Socket
Compatible ProcessorsXeon E5-1600 series, Xeon E5-2600 series
Max RAM Size256 GB
RAM Supported8 DIMM slots - DDR3 registered, unbuffered, Load-Reduced
Storage Ports2 x SATA-600 (RAID), 8 x SATA-300 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports2 x USB 3.0 + 2 x USB 2.0 + ( 4 x USB 2.0 via headers )
GraphicsASPEED AST2300
Dedicated Video Memory16 MB
LAN2 x Gigabit Ethernet

Extended Specifications

Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel C602-A
Processor SocketLGA2011 Socket
Max Processors Qty1
Compatible ProcessorsXeon E5-1600 series, Xeon E5-2600 series
Supported RAM
Max Size256 GB
Bus Clock1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
Registered or BufferedRegistered, unbuffered, Load-Reduced
Graphics ControllerASPEED AST2300
Dedicated Video Memory16 MB
Network Controller2 x Intel 82574L
Network Interfaces2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slot(s)1 x PCIe 2.0 x8 ( x4 mode )
2 x PCIe 3.0 x8
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16 mode (x8 mode if neighbour slot is occupied) )
1 x PCI
1 x MIO
1 x CPU
8 x DIMM 240-pin
Storage InterfacesSATA-300 - connector(s): 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 8 device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
SATA-600 - connector(s): 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
RAID FeaturesIntel Rapid Storage Technology
Interfaces2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet)
1 x VGA
1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse
1 x serial
1 x management
Internal Interfaces4 x USB 2.0
1 x serial - header
1 x USB - Type A
Power Connectors24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
Hardware MonitoringCPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer
Hardware FeaturesChassis intrusion detection
Included AccessoriesI/O back plate
Software IncludedDrivers & utilities
Compliant StandardsEN55022, EN55024, FCC CFR47 Part 15 B
Approximate Width9.6 in
Approximate Depth12 in

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