ASUS Japan has announced the Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI workstation motherboard, which will go on sale on March 26.
This workstation motherboard is equipped with the AMD WRX80 chipset and uses Extended ATX, and supports the Socket sWRX8 CPU socket, allowing for the installation of AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPU. The memory slot is DDR4-3200.
The memory slots are DDR4-3200MHz DIMMs x 8 (up to 2048GB). Storage: 3 x M.2, 2 x U.2, 8 x SATA 6Gb/s. Expansion slots: 7 x PCI Express 4.0 x16.
Networking includes two 10 Gigabit LANs, WI-Fi 6-compliant wireless LAN, and Bluetooth 5.0.
It also has BIOS FlashBack, a feature that updates the BIOS without using the CPU and DRAM. Just connect the power supply and a USB flash drive containing the necessary files to the BIOS FlashBack port and press a button to update the (UEFI) BIOS.