Gigabyte recently released its four workstations / server board for supporting Intel Haswell-EP Processors, including a single-Processor motherboard, the other three are dual CPU motherboard, although consumer-grade materials may not so exaggerated, but those products are definitely based on much better stability. More important is the ability to support dual-CPU is not the consumer platform place.
Gigabyte four workstation / server motherboards are MU70-SU0 , MD30-RS0 , MD50-LS0 and MD60-SC0. They equipped with Intel C612 chipset, need to match Intel Xeon E5-2600/1600 V3 processor (CPU Socket is LGA2011-3 , naturally Haswell EP), using DDR4 server memory, maximum memory capacity to support 768GB.
Gigabyte announces its Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 Haswell-EP motherboards
The Gigabyte MW50-SV0 is the company’s first workstation motherboard supporting the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600/1600 V3 product families. Eager to offer the most flexible product for the largest number of workstation applications, GIGABYTE has included on this motherboard all the features required to reach that goal. The Gigabyte MW50-SV0 is equipped with following features:
- 8 x DDR4 DIMM slots
- 2 x GbE LAN ports (Intel I210 controller)
- 1 x GbE LAN port (Intel I218 controller) supporting Intel vPro
- Rear I/O add-on card slot
- 3-way and 2-way NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFireX support
- 1 x mSATA 6Gb/s slot
- 13 x SATA III 6Gb/s ports
Still the specifications of other motherboards are not disclosed, motherboards from Gigabyte who will support Haswell-EP is shown below.