Asus Z9PE-D8 WS can work with two i7 3930k? Tags: Motherboards Asus Intel i7 Product Last response: February 23, 2013 8:47 PM in Motherboards Share jbovio February 8, 2013 6:32:57 PM Sup just wanna know if MoBo asus Z9PE-D8 WS can work with two i7 3930k? .. thx More about : asus z9pe work 3930k neon neophyte a b V Motherboard February 8, 2013 6:43:14 PM 3930k is not designed to work in dual cpu configurations. you will need a workstation intel cpu for that. not desktop. m 0 l Novuake a c 171 V Motherboard a b Ĉ ASUS February 8, 2013 6:46:50 PM No, unfortunately it does not support the I7-3930K. ONly server CPUs are supported. I am assuming this is due to the server CPU having a lower TDP(power requirement) than a desktop part. On Asus website : http://www.asus.com/Motherboard/Z9PED8_WS/#support_CPU m 0 l Related resources HELP ! can ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS run two Intel Core i7-4930K ?? - Forum Asus Z9PE-D8 WS problem ( Not working ) - Forum Asus z9pe-d8 ws second socket does not work - Forum Watercolling an Asus Z9PE-D8 WS - Forum Z9PE-D8 WS motherboard won't boot with two CPUs, but it gets half-way there...? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer neon neophyte a b V Motherboard February 8, 2013 6:53:05 PM its not tdp. the ivybridge 4 core processors are an example of why it isnt. 3770 wont work in dual cpu configurations whereas there is an exact equivilent, tdp and all, to the 3770 for servers. it is just how intel operates. m 0 l Novuake a c 171 V Motherboard a b Ĉ ASUS February 8, 2013 7:13:46 PM neon neophyte said:its not tdp. the ivybridge 4 core processors are an example of why it isnt. 3770 wont work in dual cpu configurations whereas there is an exact equivilent, tdp and all, to the 3770 for servers. it is just how intel operates. OK what is the exact equivalent to the 3770? Hmm? m 0 l neon neophyte a b V Motherboard February 8, 2013 7:23:17 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... technically the sever processor is 100mhz slower, but whatever. close enough to make the point. 3770s could very easily be ran in dual sockets if intel would just allow it. most certainly the slower desktop processors could be, but they still arent allowed. m 0 l jbovio February 18, 2013 2:09:38 PM thx guyz , rly helpful m 0 l nowikovs12 February 23, 2013 8:47:20 PM Hi guys, Can you run the ASUS Z9PE-D8, with just one xeon chip? Leaving the other socket empty? Thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAsus Z9PE-D8 WS Video Card Question Forum SolvedAsus Z9PE-D8 WS Dual Xeon Workstation Build RAM Question etc Forum SolvedRAM for ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS Dual LGA 2011 Intel Motherboard Forum SolvedAsus z9pe-d8 ws ram compatible Forum Solvedwill not show screen or nothing on asus motherboard Z9PE-D8 WS Forum SolvedRAID Controller Card Selection For Workstation Using ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS Motherboard Forum Asus Z9PE-D8 WS Memory Support Corsair Dominator Platinum 64GB 2133MHZ ? Forum Dual Xeon problems on Asus Z9PE-D8 WS. Forum Cannot use the second hard drive on Asus Z9PE-D8 WS? Need Help~! Forum Asus Z9PE-D8 WS won't post or clear bios after bios reflush Forum Asus z9pe-d8 ws on X-ATL Case? & Xeon Engineering Samples. Forum Anyone with ASUS Z9PE-D8 ws. Need Help Forum Help Please - ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS BIOS Fail! Keeps changing CPU Speed Forum ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS dual boot pc / mac w/o virtualization Forum ASUS - Z9PE-D8 WS Future Proof? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !