Workstation setup with Xeon E series Tags: CPUs Xeon Workstations Motherboards Last response: June 7, 2011 3:01 PM in CPUs Share stefanosk June 7, 2011 8:07:04 AM Hey guys, I'm looking to set up a dual cpu workstation. Will the intel S5000XVN motherboard work with the xeon E3-1230 (lga115) cpu? Does anyone have any recommendations for an alternative set up? More about : workstation setup xeon series Emerald a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard June 7, 2011 3:01:03 PM as far I can tell it was only designed to handle Dual Core CPUs; however, have you tried contacting Intel? what are you running that a i5 or i7 cannot handle? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNehalem Comes to Xeon 5500 Series Server and Workstation Processors ForumNew Workstation Build - i7 vs. Xeon E 5 2640 ForumXeon Workstation for AVID and Podcasting ForumXeon Editing/Rendering Workstation ForumDual (Nehalem) Xeon workstation ForumXeon vs. i- series ForumWorkstation /Intel 965EE or Dual Xeon ?What does xeon buy me? ForumXeon E 5-1650 HP Workstation VS i7 3930K Custom PC ForumDual Xeon E 5 2690's, Quad Sli GTX 680's ForumWatercooling duel Xeon E 5 CPUs ForumDual Intel XEON E 5645 ForumXeon e 5 2690 vs. i7 3930K ForumDual Xeon E 5520 2.26 Vs Core i7 ForumIntel Xeon E 5520 vs i7-920 ( Workstation build) ForumUPCOMING XEON E 5-1600 SERIES MOTHERBOARD ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhich brands to always stay with? ForumCan my PSU handle this setup? ForumHow do I get my creative sound blaster X-fi surround 5.1 pro as my default playe ForumCorsair Obsidian 800D with Water Cooling: help choosing color More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !