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.
The Intel® C602 Chipset is the latest single-chipset design that supports Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 processors for dual LGA 2011 sockets. It improves performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing for increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the C602 comes with two SATA 6Gb/s and eight SATA 3Gb/s ports for faster data retrieval, doubling the bandwidth of current bus systems.
The motherboard supports the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 processor family with dual LGA 2011 sockets. Memory and PCI Express controllers are integrated alongside quad-channel 8-DIMM DDR3 memory and 80 PCI Express 3.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance with superior energy efficiency.
NEW TSUNAMI FORCE CHASSIS BY THERMALTAKE!
Performance cooling made quiet: one top 200mm exhaust fan, one front 200mm intake fan, one side 200mm intake fan and one rear 140mm exhaust fan.
Hinged side panel to enable easier opening of the side door and access to computer for maintenance or upgrade.
Stellar cable management. The user no longer "hides" the excessive cable on the back, the Level 10 GT features numerous holders designed into the chassis for cable management.
Five hot-swappable hard drive bays, each with its dedicated backplane to support hot-swap. Hard drive mounting supports both 2.5" or 3.5" drives.
Connectivity array. Four USB 2.0 ports are conveniently located on the front bezel including a pair of audio ports. Two USB 3.0 ports and one eSATA port located on the top.
Water cooling ready - 120mm or 240mm radiators can be easily attached to the top side of the chassis (top 200m fan needs to be removed)
Fan speed management control embedded. ColorShift fans can be easily controlled through controls on the top.
Fully black-powdered interior.
Air Cooling System
TOP NEW FEATURES IN ADOBE® CREATIVE SUITE® 6 PRODUCTION PREMIUM
Sleek Adobe Premiere® Pro user interface—See more of your video and less clutter, thanks to an efficient, highly intuitive interface featuring customizable Project panel views, transport controls, Audio Meter panel, and track headers. Play clips directly in the Media Browser.
Global Performance Cache in After Effects®—Create more in less time. Adobe After Effects intelligently optimizes and preserves your previews by taking full advantage of the 64-bit power in your computer’s hardware. Now you can beat deadlines instead of waiting for frame updates.
Photoshop® imaging magic—Retouch images with the new Content-Aware family of technologies. Experience fast performance when working with large files using the new Mercury Graphics Engine.
Creative tools in After Effects—Extrude fully ray-traced text and shapes natively while adding reflections, environment maps, and more. Track elements in 3D space with depth of field, shadows, and reflections, and apply 3D track points to 2D footage.
SpeedGrade™ for crafting the perfect look—Manipulate light and color. Broad format support includes raw, HDR, and stereoscopic. Apply precise HDR grades to source, or import sequences from Adobe Premiere Pro for more in-depth color grading.
Faster audio editing in Adobe Audition®—Get high-performance and intuitive audio editing. Powerful new tools such as automatic audio alignment, real-time clip stretching, pitch and speed control, and control surface support help you deliver projects faster.
Logging and ingest in Prelude—Ingest nearly any file-based format and begin logging immediately with searchable temporal markers that flow through post-production, enabling you to work faster and stay organized.
Creative enhancements in Adobe Premiere Pro—Take editing in new directions with adjustment layers to apply effects to multiple clips, expanded multicam editing, and the redesigned Three-Way Color Corrector. Send sequences to Adobe SpeedGrade for more in-depth color grading.
Stabilized footage without rolling shutter—Remove unwanted camera movement with GPU-accelerated Warp Stabilizer in Adobe Premiere Pro. Rolling shutter repair, available in After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, eliminates wobbly artifacts.
GPU-accelerated performance—Speed up your workflow thanks to support for MacBook Pro OpenCL-based GPUs and NVIDIA® Maximus™ configurations provided by the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro. Plus, get GPU-accelerated features in Adobe Photoshop, SpeedGrade, and After Effects.
Expanded format support—Edit anything. New support for ARRIRAW, RED EPIC,® and RED Scarlet-X adds to the extensive list of natively supported formats in Adobe video and audio tools.
Interoperability with third-party tools—Preserve your creative intention with high-fidelity exchange between components of Production Premium and third-party software and hardware.
Faster, more flexible Adobe Media Encoder—Quickly and easily output to virtually any screen. Create and organize your favorite presets in the new Preset Browser for faster export and batch encoding in the background.
Robust metadata for production management—Enjoy rich metadata support throughout Production Premium for efficient editing and project management. Ingest and log media with Adobe Prelude. Speed up your editing workflow by importing scripts with metadata from Adobe Story into Adobe Premiere Pro.
Efficient Illustrator® graphics—Create 2D and 3D animations fast with the Mercury Performance System, a high-performance tracing engine, tighter integration with After Effects, and a customizable user interface.
Fast Blu-ray Disc, DVD, web DVD authoring—Send Adobe Premiere Pro projects directly to new 64-bit Adobe Encore® without rendering. Speed up your authoring workflow with rock-solid performance and stability. Open and save large and high-resolution projects faster.
Interactive content in Flash® Professional—Create interactive content and export to HTML5; use built-in HTML guardrails to assist in content creation. Expand reach to a wide range of platforms and devices, with support for the latest Adobe AIR® and Adobe Flash Player runtimes.
Already own a previous version of Adobe software? GREAT! Choose from one of the listed upgrades.
HARDWARE FEATURES and SPECIFICATIONS
Intel® Socket 2011 Processors Dual Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 * Refer towww.asus.comfor CPU support list
8 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory Quad Channel Memory Architecture * For Registered Memory, Max. 256GB DDR3 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz * Refer towww.asus.comor user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (dual x16 or quad x8) *1 2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *1 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode) *1
Intel® C602 chipset : 2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), blue 8 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), black Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10 Marvell® PCIe 9230 controller : 4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray Support Raid 0, 1, 10
Intel® 82574L, 2 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
Realtek® ALC898 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking Audio Feature : - Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound - DTS Ultra PC II - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
ASMedia® USB 3.0 controller : 4 x USB port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
7 x PCIe x 16 slot(s) Quick Gate: 2 x vertical USB 2.0 on board ASWM Enterprise ASMB6-iKVM Remote Management Tool
ASUS Digital Power Design : - Industry leading Digital 7 +1 Phase Power Design - Industry leading Digital 2 Phase DRAM Power Design ASUS Exclusive Features: - Front Panel USB 3.0 Support - ASUS SSD Caching ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution: - Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution ASUS EZ DIY : - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 - ASUS EZ Flash 2 - ASUS MyLogo 2 - Multi-language BIOS ASUS Q-Design : - ASUS Q-Shield - ASUS Q-Code - ASUS Q-Slot - ASUS Q-DIMM - ASUS Q-Connector
Back I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s) 2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s) 2 x USB 3.0 6 x USB 2.0 1 x Optical S/PDIF out 6 x Audio jack(s)
Internal I/O Ports
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin) 2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s) 2 x Vertical USB 2.0 port(s) 2 x COM port(s) connector(s) 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s) 8 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s) 2 x IEEE 1394a connector(s) 2 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin) 6 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin) 1 x S/PDIF out header(s) 1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s) 2 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s) 1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s) 1 x RAID key header(s) 1 x ASMB6-iKVM connector(s) 1 x VGA connector(s) 1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP) 1 x AUX panel header(s) 1 x SMBus header(s) 1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector) 1 x Power-on button(s) 1 x Reset button(s) 1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
User's manual I/O Shield 2 x COM port cable(s) 8 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s) 6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s) 1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s) 1 x 4-Way SLI bridge(s) 1 x SLI bridge(s) 1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) 1 x 2-port USB2.0 + 1394 bracket(s)
64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
Drivers ASUS Utilities ASUS Update
EEB Form Factor 12 inch x 13 inch ( 30.5 cm x 33 cm )
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