Scan code: LN87230 Manufacturer code: 90SW0070-M0EAY0

ASUS Intel Core-X WS X299 SAGE CEB Workstation Motherboard

ASUS WS X299 SAGE, Intel X299, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, Dual U.2, Dual M.2, 4-Way SLi/CrossFire, Dual GbE, USB 3.1 A+C, CEB

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Scan code: LN87230 Manufacturer code: 90SW0070-M0EAY0
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Product Overview

Build the Perfect System

The new WS X299 Sage blends tremendous GPU performance with up to Quad-SLI support, server-grade validation, and comprehensive cooling options to deliver the perfect system build for training neural networks and crunching other scalable compute loads. Dual PLX chips extend the number of PCIe lanes to provide additional expansion slots, giving you robust connectivity options to configure your system with the tools you need to get your job done.


Multi-GPU Support

WS X299 Sage fits up to four dual-slot graphics cards and supports both NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD CrossFireX™ 4-way configurations to enable multi-GPU setups that harness the full power of the latest graphics technologies, including NVIDIA® Quadro®. With performance beyond 15.23 TFLOPS*, NVIDIA Quadro is the perfect complement to WS X299 Sage, delivering the best performance for design, modelling, medical research, and processing-intensive simulation and rendering applications. *In double-precision floating-point tests.


ASUS Control Center

WS X299 Sage features ASUS Control Center (ACC), a centralised and integrated IT management platform for monitoring and controlling ASUS commercial products, including servers, workstations and digital signage. ACC enables remote BIOS updates, monitoring of multiple systems via mobile devices, and one-click software updates and dispatching, allowing easier server management for any IT infrastructure.


5-Way Optimisation: One-Click Overclocking and Cooling

ASUS 5-Way Optimisation makes your workstation smart. One click takes care of complex tuning, dynamically optimising essential aspects of the system to provide overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.

• An automated tuning utility that optimises 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 optimise and overclock for CPU- or memory-centric workloads.


CPU Performance Boost

Unleash your workstation's full performance with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility. The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is the intelligence behind our automated system-tuning utility, offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclocking parameters for optimal performance.


All-Round Energy Efficiency

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimises power consumption and maximises savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.


Flexible Cooling Controls for Air or Liquid

With WS X299 Sage, you have comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and even all-in-one (AIO) coolers — all via Fan Xpert 4 or our media-acclaimed UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum — keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.


Precise Digital Power Control

Digi+ delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power-efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.


App-Specific Optimisation for Professionals

Whether you're a professional content creator or enthusiast, you'll feel the benefit of the ASUS-exclusive Turbo Core app. This intuitive tool allows you to define CPU overclocking, apply fan profiles, prioritise network data and optimise audio settings at app level — so your WS X299 Sage system is perfectly optimised for whatever you're doing.


Media-Acclaimed UEFI BIOS

The smoothest, slickest mouse-controllable graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes will help you find your way with ease.


EZ Tuning Wizard

Quickly apply a CPU overclock to improve system performance, or configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups.


My Favourites

Quickly discover tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.


EZ Mode:

Intuitive Graphical Fan Control: Fine-tune individual fans simply by dragging a curve with the mouse.
EZ XMP: Improve your DRAM performance with one click.
SATA Information: Display SATA port details that help you easily recognise drives.
Fast Clock Adjustment: Use mouse controls to change the time and date.


Advanced Mode:

GPU POST: View recommendations for multi-VGA configurations and detailed information for select ASUS graphics cards.
Secure Erase: Remove all data and restore your SSD to factory settings.
Last Modified Log: Track last change and save preferred profiles to a USB drive.
SATA Port Renaming: Rename SATA ports for easy identification.


Make Your Memory Go Faster

With optimised trace paths for time-aligned signalling and minimal crosstalk, third-generation ASUS T-Topology offers enhanced memory stability and compatibility, allowing support for memory speeds of DDR4-4200MHz and beyond.


OC Design: ASUS PRO Clock II Technology

WS X299 Sage includes a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator that extends CPU and memory overclocking margins. This custom solution works in tandem with the TPU to enhance voltage and BCLK overclocking control, providing the flexibility to extract every ounce of performance from Intel® Core™ X-series processors.


Flexible Cooling Controls

WS X299 Sage features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable via Fan Xpert 4 or the UEFI BIOS.

Multiple Temperature Sources: Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors, for workload based cooling. It's all easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or UEFI.
Water Pump+: A dedicated header that can supply over 3A to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps.
AIO Pump: A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
4-pin PWM/DC Fan: Every on-board header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
ASUS Fan Extension Card Support: Includes a header for fan extension card support.
Smart Protection: A dedicated integrated circuit protects each fan header from over-temperature and over-current.


Ultra-Efficient VRM Heatsink

Designed for the powerful Intel Core X-series processor with up to 18 cores, WS X299 Sage features a capable thermal design to ensure maximum performance with no CPU throttling. Consisting of an ultra-efficient VRM heatsink with a metal fin array design that maximises surface area for heat dissipation, plus an additional heatsink and connecting heatpipe to further increase cooling performance, this innovative thermal design ensures WS X299 Sage is always ready to handle any task, no matter how demanding.


Multiple PLX Heatsinks

With its dual PLX chips that increase the number of available PCIe lanes to enable 4-way GPU configurations, WS X299 Sage also features a robust thermal solution to dissipate the heat that comes with routing so much high-speed traffic. An additional heatsink array and heatpipe cover the PLX chips and are positioned in the path of maximum airflow within the chassis, reducing PLX temperatures by up to 20° C to ensure optimal cooling and system stability.


ProCool Power Connector

ASUS ProCool is the power connector reinvented. Compared with traditional power connectors, ProCool connectors provide a more secure, low resistance connection, enabling better heat dissipation and improved reliability.


Dual On-Board M.2: Unleashed Storage Speeds of Up to 32Gbps

WS X299 Sage features dual on-board M.2 slots, each operating at X4 PCI Express 3.0 to provide an abundant 32Gbps of bandwidth.


VROC: Upgrade Your RAID

Intel Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC) obliterates PCH-based RAID arrays that are bottlenecked by the 32Gbps limit of the DMI bus, allowing you to utilize CPU PCIe lanes to configure a bootable RAID array that can transfer data at insane speeds. *A VROC key is required to enable VROC RAID arrays, not included.


Dual U.2 Connectors: Join The NVMe Revolution

The revolutionary specification that lets your SSDs scream at top speed. Simply attach your choice of drive and experience data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gbps — and free up a PCIe slot for another expansion card.


Intel Optane Memory Ready

Intel® Optane™ is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by WS X299 Sage. Intel Optane memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.


Future-Proof Connectivity

WS X299 Sage's front panel USB 3.1 connector is ready for next-gen PC cases and devices.


Ultimate-Speed 10 Gbps with USB 3.1 Gen 2 On-Board

With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A™ and reversible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ ports, you'll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps.


Dual Intel® Server-Class Gigabit LAN: More Throughput, Less CPU Usage

For more reliable networking, WS X299 Sage features the latest server-class dual Intel® Gigabit LAN ensuring lower CPU utilization and temperatures outstanding performance as well as better support for diverse operating systems. The dual Ethernet ports also support teaming which combines the network links to provide higher throughput or redundancy in case of failure.

• Lower CPU workload.
• High TCP & UDP throughput.


Server-Grade Memory Validation

WS X299 Sage supports up to 128GB of quad-channel DDR4 RAM to readily handle the larger data sets found in professional workloads. Strict validation with a wide variety of memory types and operating conditions — including factors such as time, temperature and voltage ranges — ensures that WS X299 Sage provides the reliability and stability professionals depend upon to get their work done.


SafeSlot: Protect your Graphics Card Investment

SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide protect your graphics card investment. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-moulding process, SafeSlot integrates the slot with fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.


Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors for LGA 2066 Socket

Intel Core X-Series Processors (6 Core+): 4-channel (8-DIMM), 44/28 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.
Intel Core X-Series Processors (4 Core): 2-channel (4-DIMM), 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.


Intel® X299 Chipset

The Intel X299 chipset supports LGA 2066-socket Intel Core X-series processors. It provides improved performance by utilising serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, X299 provides a maximum 10 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 8 SATA 6Gbps ports and 32Gbps M.2 support for faster data retrieval.

Features
Quad-GPU Graphics Power: Fits up to four dual-slot graphics cards and supports 4-way NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFireX™ GPU configurations.
5-Way Optimisation: One-click, system-wide tuning, delivers optimised overclocking and intelligent cooling for a diverse range of workloads.
Industry-Leading Cooling Options: Comprehensive controls for fans and water pumps, via Fan Xpert 4 software or the acclaimed ASUS UEFI.
Ultra-Efficient VRM Heatsink: Metal-fin-array design maximises surface area for heat dissipation to enable unthrottled performance.
ASUS Control Center: A software utility that provides convenient, secure and cost-saving centralised IT management for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Ultra-Fast Storage: Up to 32Gbps dual M.2 and U.2, plus up to 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 with Type-A and Type-C ports on-board and a front-panel connector.

Important – Please Note: The U.2 connectors are only supported on 44-Lane CPUs.
Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition WS X299 SAGE
Form Factor CEB
CPU Socket 2066
Chipset Intel X299
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad (4) [6+ Core] / Dual (2) [4 Core]
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4200(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB (8x16GB) [6+ Core] / 64GB (4x16GB) [4 Core]
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC S1220A 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 4-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 4-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics  
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen3
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology 15
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology Enterprise 5.1
  • Intel VROC Ready
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via U.2 Connector)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin AIO_PUMP Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 2 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin Water Pump Connector
  • 1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
  • 1 x 6-pin (Power)
  • 2 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Aura Addressable Strip Headers
  • 1 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x CPU_OV jumper
  • 1 x EZ XMP Switch
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x M.2 Fan Header
  • 1 x MemOK! Button
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Reset Button
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x System panel connector
  • 1 x Temperature Sensor Header
  • 1 x Thunderbolt header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x U.2 Connector
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Header
  • 1 x VROC_HW_Key
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Dual Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel® I210AT (Gigabit LAN)
  • 1 x Intel® I219LM (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 2 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 2 x RJ-45
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  • 1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling  
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 267 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN87230
Model Number 90SW0070-M0EAY0
GTIN 4712900853674
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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