Skip to Main Content Area Site Selections - Account, Store, Cart General Information - Store Pickup, Customer Support, Catalog, Service Product Search Form Product Category Navigation Product Brand Navigation Footer

Home > Computer Parts > Motherboards

Product Image View 2 Product Image View 3 Product Image View 4

ASUS P9X79 WS LGA 2011 X79 CEB Intel Server Motherboard

With 4-way SLI and Quad Crossfire


Mfr Part #:
P9X79 WS

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. ASUS Workstation Series motherboards also bring you ultimate reliability and quality through our 24x24 initiative, which means 24-hour non-stop operation and a 24-month life cycle supply guarantee so you donĀ“t change computers so often.Instead, let the ASUS Workstation Series improve the quality of your work and life.

Save when bundled with an eligible processor. View eligible motherboard/processor bundles


Product Information
Mfr Part#
P9X79 WS
ASUS TPU - Auto Tuning , TurboV, TPU switch; ASUS EPU - EPU, EPU switch; ASUS Digital Power Design - Industry leading Digital 8 + 2 Phase CPU Power Design, Industry leading Digital 2 + 2 Phase DRAM Power Design, CPU Power Utility, DRAM Power Utility; ASUS Exclusive Features - MemOK!, AI Suite II, Ai Charger, ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface, ASUS SSD Caching, USB 3.0 Boost; ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution - Stylish Fanless Design Heat,pipe solution, ASUS Fan Xpert+; ASUS EZ DIY - USB BIOS Flashback, ASUS Q,Shield, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS MyLogo 2, Multi,language BIOS; ASUS Q,Design - ASUS Q,Code, ASUS Q,Slot, ASUS Q,DIMM, ASUS Q Connector
North Bridge
Intel X79
64 Mb Flash ROM Multi-language BIOS
CPU Supported
Socket Type
LGA 2011
Intel CPU Support
Core i7
Maximum Memory Supported Per Slot
Memory Type
Memory Speeds Supported
DDR3-2400 (O.C.), DDR3-2133 (O.C.), DDR3-1866, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1066
Memory Slots
8 x 240pin DIMM
Max Memory Supported
Memory Channel Support
Quad Channel
Storage Controllers
SATA 3Gb/s
SATA 6Gb/s
Multi-GPU Support
4-Way SLI
4-Way CrossfireX
Audio System
Audio Channels
LAN Chipset
Intel 82579V
LAN 2 Chipset
Intel 82574L
LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 3.0 x16
PCI Express 2.0 x16
Back Panel Ports
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
Audio Ports
Digital Audio
1 x Optical
Internal I/O
4 x USB 2.0 Headers (supports 8 additional USB ports)
1 x USB 3.0 Header (supports 2 additional USB ports)
1 x IEEE-1394a Header
Other I/O
Clearing CMOS Button
ATX Power Connector
ATX12V / EPS 12V Connector
Physical Specifications
Form Factor
Dimensions (WxD)
12" x 10.7"
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
Motherboard, User's Manual, I/O Shield, 2 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s), 4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s), 3-Way SLI bridge(s), 4-Way SLI Bridge(s), SLI Bridge(s), Q-Connector(s) (2 in 1)
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Years
3 Years

Important Add-Ons

Protection Plans
Add to Cart


Questions and Answers

More Info

Warranty & Support

Vendor Warranty:

  • Parts: 3 Years
  • Labor: 3 Years

Vendor Support:

Micro Center 15 Day Return Policy

We guarantee your satisfaction on every product we sell with a full refund — and you won’t even need a receipt.* We want you to be satisfied with your Micro Center purchase. However, if you need help or need to return an item, we’re here for you!

If an item you have purchased from us is not working as expected, please visit one of our in-store Knowledge Experts for free help, where they can solve your problem or even exchange the item for a product that better suits your needs.

If you need to return an item, simply bring it back to any Micro Center store for a full refund or exchange.

*If you are a Micro Center Insider or if you have provided us with validated contact information (name, address, email address), you won’t even need your receipt.

Desktop / notebook computers, tablets, processors, motherboards, digital cameras, camcorders and projectors, 3D printers, 3D scanners, and CD/DVD duplicators may be returned within 15 days of purchase. All other products may be returned within 30 days of purchase. Merchandise must be in new condition, with original carton/UPC, and all packaging/accessories/materials. If you need to return software, a game or a movie, remember that you may not retain any copies — it’s not legal, and it’s not nice.

Wireless Phones & Devices
Wireless phones and devices may be returned within 14 days of purchase. When returning a wireless phone or device with a plan, you are responsible for ensuring that your service is cancelled with the carrier. If you don’t cancel your service, you may incur additional charges from your carrier. All carrier charges are your responsibility.

Refunds will be credited to the credit card or debit card account used for the original purchase.


Micro Center Support:

Free Walk-in Tech Support  
As a service to our customers, Micro Center offers free in-store technical support. Stop in any of our store locations during regular business hours, and our expert staff will answer your computer questions or help you with issues regarding:
  • Hardware troubleshooting
  • Wireless and wired networking
  • Software configuration
  • Upgrades
  • Build Your Own PC
  • Tips and tricks
Support from Home or Office
If you need help with hardware or software products purchased from Micro Center, please contact one of our knowledgeable tech support reps by live chat or email.

Chat with Tech Support Email Tech Support Tech Support Hours
Live Chat We'll get back to you as soon as possible during business hours.

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. EST
Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. EST
Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST
Free assistance is available for the first 30 days on new purchases, excluding internal hardware installations or networking support. Your invoice reference number will be required for free assistance.

We accept the following credit cards: Micro Center VISA® credit card with WorldPoints® Rewards; VISA; MasterCard; American Express; Novus/Discover.
priority care plus logo Learn more about our exclusive Priority Care Program. You'll have access to our in-house Technical Support team of certified technology professionals trained to assist you on a variety of PC and Mac related support issues.
Add to my wish list