* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
|PCI-Express x16 Slots||5|
|PCI-Express x4 Slots||0|
|PCI-Express x1 Slots||0|
|SATA 6 Gbps Ports||8|
|SATA Express Ports||0|
|Maximum Supported RAM||128GB|
|Onboard USB 2.0||2|
|Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1||2|
|Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2||0|
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3666Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
|ECC RAM Support|
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