ASUS Launch X99M-WS Micro-ATX Motherboard

ASUS launch their new X99M-WS Micro-ATX motherboard with LGA2011v3 socket and Intel X99 Express chipset for small form factor workstation system.


ASUS did not skip features for small size, this motherboard has all features that you will expect from a WS-board. X99M-WS feature LGA2011v3 socket which will support Core i7 “Haswell-E” processors and certain Xeon E5 v3 processor with four DIMM slots for 64GB quad-channel RAM, also there are three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots which will work as x16/x16/x8 or x8/x8/x8 and one PCIe x1 slot. For powering this board is two 8-pin EPS connector for CPU and a 24-pin power connector.

ASUS Launch X99M-WS Micro-ATX Motherboard

For storage it has eight SATA3 ports and one M.2 slot which speed up to 32Gbps and connectivity it comes with dual Intel i210 Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11ac Wireless LAN, also Bluetooth 4.0.

ASUS Launch X99M-WS Micro-ATX Motherboard

At the back we can find two Type-A USB 3.1, four USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports and a PS/2 port. For sound solution it has ASUS 8-channel CrystalSound 2.