Armed with 7x PCI-E 3.0 slots with up to 4x Nvidia SLI/AMD CrossfireX in 16x mode, P9X79-E WS is now available. The motherboard also comes with “Asus Dr Power” which basically is to detection/diagnostic and power supply monitor health tool.
It will use an LED to indicate power issues in case of failure to boot, it also has power supply health auto-detection which helps to prevent system shutdown and provide a warning if the power viz. supplied is insufficient. As one would expect, these come with Asus’ own Digital power control for the CPU and DRAM.
This also gives good solutions for those who use PCI-E based Video capture, RAID or SSD storage cards. The board is made for Intel Socket 2011 SandyBridge- E processors and uses CEB form-factor with up to 64GB 2400MHz support.It uses Dual Intel I210 Gigabit LAN and support for server-grade DDR3 ECC unbuffered memory. Other than that, there are other features that Asus incorporates: Asus SSD Caching II, USB Bios Flashback, Fan Xpert+
The specifications are as follows:
Asus India quoted this motherboard for Rs.30,000/- all inclusive.