Refreshed Systems will Support New Intel® Xeon® 5600, Xeon® W 3680 and Core™ i7 Processors
Taipei, Taiwan, March 18, 2010 – 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® Xeon® 5600 processors, while its workstation motherboards will be ready for Intel® Core™ i7 980X and Xeon® W3680 processors.
Better Performance, Enhanced Efficiency, and Improved Security
The Intel® Xeon® 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® 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® Xeon® 5600 Series Support
Faster Graphics and Realistic 3D Rendering
The new Intel® Core™ i7-980X and Xeon® 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® 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® Core™ i7-980X, Xeon® W3680, and Xeon® 5600 Series.
ASUS Workstation Motherboards with Intel® Core™ i7-980X and Xeon® W3680 Support
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|P6T6 WS REVOLUTION|
|P6T7 WS SUPERCOMPUTER|