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ASUS Z97-WS Workstation (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review - Packaging & Specifications

ASUS Z97-WS Workstation (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review
ASUS' new Z97-WS is very fresh out of the gate, so be sure to get yourself a cup of coffee before you start this review - you won't want to miss a thing. (TPE:2357, NASDAQ:INTC)
| Motherboards in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Apr 28, 2014 4:13 pm
TweakTown Rating: 98%Manufacturer: ASUS

Packaging

 

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The ASUS Z97-WS comes in a nice box, which is simple enough.

 

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The back of the retail box shows all the main features of the Z97-WS.

 

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Opening the box, we get out first look at everything that comes with the retail package.

 

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Taking out all the accessories, we can see that the Z97-WS comes with.

 

- 4x sets of SATA cables

- 1x COM port connector

- 1x USB expander

- 3x SLI bridges, one for SLI, one for Tri-SLI and one for Quad-SLI

- 1x front panel header

- 1x I/O plate

 

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Also included in the retail package is a manual and a driver DVD

 

 

Specifications

 

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Here we see a full list of specifications for the Z97-WS. The main features are the SATA Express options for storage and we see plenty of USB connectivity included.

 

This motherboard also has plenty of options for RAM speeds and the ability to overclock those.

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