Scan code: LN107138 Manufacturer code: Pro WS W480-ACE

ASUS Intel W480 Pro WS W480-ACE ATX Motherboard

ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE, Intel W480, S 1200, DDR4, SATA3, Dual M.2, CrossFire, 2.5GbE, USB 3.2 Gen2, ATX

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Scan code: LN107138 Manufacturer code: Pro WS W480-ACE
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ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE ATX Workstation Motherboard


THE ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD FOR CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS ASUS Pro Workstation motherboards are specially designed for professionals in AI training, deep learning, animation, 3D rendering or media production. Enjoy expandable graphics, flexible storage capabilities, impressive connectivity and exceptional overall performance and reliability. The ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE is the perfect solution for creative professionals. Each motherboard includes centralized management software, and also offer an efficient and cost-effective option for IT administrators. Whatever the job at hand is, everything you need to fulfill a task is built inside every ASUS Workstation motherboard.

Please note: Intel® Socket 1200 for 10th Gen Intel® Xeon® Core™, Pentium® Gold and Celeron® Processors.

Intel® W480Chipset

10th Generation Intel®CPU Compatibility

Intel® 1200CPU Socket

ATXForm Factor

Expertly Designed for your Field

WORKSTATION EXCLUSIVEIf outstanding performance is what you need, look no further. The ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE is powered by the latest Intel Xeon W-1200 workstation processors for always-on usage and supports ECC memory to automatically detect and correct data corruption, reducing the chances of system crashes to ensure workstation stability.

workstation exclusive

Smart Management for Every Task

workstation exclusive

ASUS Control Center ExpressSuperior business performance requires smart IT management. The ASUS Control Center Express is an intuitive and secure software designed to simplify IT operations and improve workload productivity by providing comprehensive control of all the systems in your organization. Plus, ASUS Control Center Express is compatible with over 100 ASUS motherboards to give you more upgrade flexibility and less compatibility issues.

5 MinsFaster Installation

3 stepsEasier Migration

100+ASUS Motherboards Compatible

Fix any Issue with Ease

Hardware-level Access ControlThe Pro WS W480-ACE uses an onboard RTL8117 management LAN port that gives IT administrators reliable remote hardware-level access to the workstation in the event of a system crash or when no OS is installed. With the ability to adjust BIOS settings and perform updates, hardware resets and even OS installations, this expert access on the Pro WS W480-ACE makes IT management of your business systems easier and more efficient.

hardware control

Stay Connected with Impressive Speeds


Dual Ethernet BandwidthBoosted connectivity with dual onboard Ethernet ports. Intel 2.5G Ethernet upgrades your traditional LAN connection with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing Ethernet cable, you can experience quicker file transfers and immediately stream high-resolution videos.

Power up your Devices


Dual Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C PortsUtilize two Thunderbolt 3 ports, offering a total of up to 40 Gbps of aggregate interface bandwidth, which allows numerous devices to be connected to the motherboard at once with blazing fast data transfer speeds. Each Thunderbolt 3 port supports DisplayPort 1.4 output and can daisy-chain to up to six devices, with 15 watts of power to fast-charge your devices.

Powerful Storage with Flawless Performance


Dual M.2 SlotsDual M.2 slots support SATA and PCIe 3.0 x4 modes, offering up to 32 Gbps data-transfer speeds and flexible M.2 interfaces. The Pro WS W480-ACE is also equipped with an ultra-efficient heatsink to reduce temperatures for great storage performance and improved longevity.

Ultrafast USB Connectivity

IMPRESSIVE I/O CONNECTIONSDiscover a robust I/O interface that delivers flexible connectivity and incredibly fast data-transfer speeds. The motherboard comes with four USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A ports, two reversible USB Type-C connectors and a USB header and front-panel connector to support additional USB expansions.

workstation exclusive

The Greatest Efficiency and Power

IMPRESSIVE POWER DESIGNDigital power control and an array of DrMOS power stages ensure that ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE has the strength to handle powerful Intel CPUs.

workstation exclusive

1: 12+2 Power Stages12+2 DrMOS power stages combine high-side and low-side MOSFETs and drivers into a single package, delivering the power and efficiency that the latest Intel processors demand.

2: Digi+ Power ControlThe ASUS Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry and ensures ultra-smooth power delivery to the CPU.

3: ProCool II Power ConnectorProCool II sockets are made to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines, and have a metal armor for improved heat dissipation. The connector's lower impedance helps prevent hotspots and improves reliability.

4: Choke & CapacitorSuperior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures, providing a higher level of performance than the industry standard.

Remarkable AI Cooling

OPTIMAL SETTINGS FOR EVERY TASK With one click, AI Cooling function will automatically manage and control motherboard-connected fans to ensure optimal settings based on current system load and temperature.

*Fans need to be connected to the following headers for AI Cooling control: CPU_FAN / CPU_OPT / CHA_FAN / M.2_FAN / H_AMP / RAD_FAN


CPU Temperature DetectionAI Cooling detects CPU temperatures and uses a smart algorithm to calculate the lowest fan speed required to effectively cool the system and lower fan noise.


Automated OptimizationUnder stable system loads, the software then automatically lowers fan speeds to the optimal setting, decreasing fan noise without compromising performance.


Ongoing MonitoringAI Cooling continues to monitor the system and adjust fan speed based on current load.

The Perfect Board for any Business

workstation exclusive

168hrAging time


80%Relative humidity

24/7 DependabilityOptimized for 24/7 operation, the Pro WS W480-ACE is tested to work in temperatures of up to 45°C and 80% humidity, ensuring it can handle diverse operating environments wherever you may be.

Made to Withstand Hours of Work

Solid Compatibility ValidationThe ASUS Pro WS W480-ACE motherboard has been extensively tested for compatibility with over 1,000 components and devices. Each new ASUS motherboard model undergoes a minimum of 8,000 hours of strict testing so that you can be 100% confident it is suitable for any environment or application.

1000+Finding Sweet spot
AI Cooling will try to lower fan speed to decrease fan noise, without compromising current performance or temperature.

520+Detect CPU Temperature
AI Cooling detects your CPU temperature and does a ratio calculation to the fans.

8000+Finding Sweet spot
AI Cooling will try to lower fan speed to decrease fan noise, without compromising current performance or temperature.

Super Easy Overclocking and Cooling

5-Way OptimizationASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart. One click takes care of complex tuning, dynamically optimizing essential aspects of your system to provide overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.

workstation exclusive

An automated tuning utility that optimizes overclocking and cooling profiles for your unique system configuration.

Fans stay whisper-quiet with everyday computing, and deliver optimal airflow when the system is crunching through CPU or GPU-intensive tasks.

Stress test function helps optimize and overclock for CPU- or memory-centric workloads.

Track the Performance of your Entire System


CPU PERFORMANCE BOOST - TPU INSIGHTThe TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is the intelligence behind ASUS' automated system-tuning utility. It offers the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system statistics, and edit overclock parameters for perfect performance.


ALL-ROUND ENERGY EFFICIENCY - EPU GUIDANCEWith the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you can utilize system-wide power savings. The EPU works by automatically optimizing power consumption and maximixing savings with Away mode. Away mode is a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O ports.

fan xpert 4

AIR OR LIQUID - FAN XPERT 4With this remarkable motherboard you have full control over fans via Fan Xpert 4. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum, meaning you can work in complete quiet when performing light tasks.

digi plus

PRECISE DIGITAL POWER - DIGI+ POWER CONTROL Digi+ provides real-tine control over voltage droop, switching frequency power and power-efficiency settings. This allows you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for fantastic stability and performance.

Enjoy Flawless & Immersive Audio with Crystal Sound 3

Audio shieldingSeparates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multilateral interference.

Separate layer for left and right tracksEnsures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.

Integrated amplifierCapable of driving high-impedance headphones, without rolling-off high or low frequencies.

Japanese-made audio capacitorsPremium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.

Made for Creating with Intel Power


Intel® Xeon W-1200 ProcessorsProfessional-grade performance with the built-in platform security features and reliability that professional creators demand, with up to 10 cores, 20 threads, 5.3 GHz frequency, 125W and 128 GB DDR4-2933 ECC memory support. These workstations are purpose-built for 2D & entry 3D CAD and game development in tower, AIO, and small form factor designs.

Intel® W480 ChipsetThe Intel W480 chipset is workstation chipset with LGA1200 socket for Intel Xeon W-1200 processors. Its optimized for I/O port flexibility with 6Gb/s SATA, 10Gb/s USB 3 and x16 PCI Express® 3.0 lanes for faster data retrieval, plus Intel vPro™ Technology for Workstations with Intel® Advanced Management Technology.

Core Specifications
Edition Pro WS W480-ACE
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 1200
Chipset Intel W480
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) ECC/Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4500(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4800(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB
Audio Realtek ALC S1220A 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support Not Supported
AMD CrossFire Support 3-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DisplayPort 1.4
  • HDMI 1.4b
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x AIO Pump Connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Connector
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 3 x System Fan header
  • 1 x T_Sensor Connector
  • 1 x Thunderbolt header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C Front Panel Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • Wired 2.5 Gigabit LAN
  • Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel (2.5GbE LAN)
  • 1 x Realtek RTL8117
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 (LAN)
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 2 x DisplayPort IN for Thunderbolt™ 3
  • 1 x Front Speaker Out
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 234 mm
Additional Information
Scan Code LN107138
Model Number Pro WS W480-ACE
GTIN 4718017486576

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ASUS Intel W480 Pro WS W480-ACE ATX Motherboard
ASUS Intel W480 Pro WS W480-ACE ATX Motherboard