ASUS announced the launch of PRO WS W790 series motherboards
, a total of two products, namely Pro WS W790-Sage SE and Pro WS W790-Ace. It uses the W790 chipset, supports the latest Xeon W-3400 series and Xeon W-2400 series processors, and also has an overclocking function.
For many professionals working in AI/ML, deep learning, animation, 3D rendering, and media production, a large number of PCIe lanes, ECC memory, remote management tools, multi-GPU support, or large and fast storage arrays may be required, ordinary consumer-grade platforms can no longer meet their needs, and new products are built for these professionals.
According to TechPowerup
, the main difference between Pro WS W790-Sage SE and Pro WS W790-Ace is that the former has an SSI-EEB form factor with 7 PCIe 5.0 x16 slots, while the latter has an SSI-CEB form factor with 5 PCIe 5.0 x16 slot.
ASUS did not provide a specific price, and it is not clear when it will be available.