18 DIMMs & Slot 6 in Standard EEB
Standard EEB with 18 DIMMs and Riser Card Slot
Z8PE-D18 is designed in EEB (12” x 13”) form factor, with 18 memory DIMMs with traditional riser card slot all on the same board. This board will offer you highest memory capacity without source for proprietary chassis & riser solution.
ASUS PIKE Supported
ASUS PIKE (Proprietary I/O Kit Expansion) is designed to break the limitation with 2 key advantages:
- Provide flexible SAS storage add-on card selection
- Board edge design: locate PIKE expansion at the edge of the board for full height card support when PIKE is installed
Dual Use for Server and Workstation with Flex-E Technology and MIO Card
The ASUS Flex-E technology provides the flexibility to auto-switch between 2 true PCI-E x16 Link (support 2 double deck graphic cards) or 1 PCI-E x16 Link & 2 PCI-E x8 Link (for I/O expansion).
The MIO audio card offers enhanced signal-to-noise ratio in a 7.1 surround channel setup to deliver exhilarating surround sound for professional usage.
Optimized for Virtualization, VMDq Supported
On-board LAN supports Intel VMDq Technology which offloads CPU utilization and decreases latency to improve throughput for virtual machines. It benefits users by enhancing performance in virtualization environments.
Optional ASMB4-iKVM Upgrade Kit for Easy Troubleshooting
The optional ASMB4-iKVM provides remote real-time full control access to the system based on BIOS-level by keyboard, video monitor and mouse (KVM over Ethernet) from any local computer anywhere, anytime.
High Quality Components for Greater System Reliability
ASUS is the first company to phase in 6-Phase CPU power, 3-Phase memory power and All Ultra Long Life Solid capacitors on serverboard in the market. These features not only provide the support for high-end 130W CPU, but also deliver highly efficient and reliable operations.
In addition, Z8PE-D18 also features EPU (Energy Processor Unit) power saving design, virtualization, CrossFire support and so on, serving as an ideal choice for mission critical applications.