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WS C246M PRO, Intel C246 Chipset, LGA 1151, HDMI, microATX Motherboard

SKU: 12331820

Manufacturer: ASUS


Availability: Available

Price: $246.83
or as low as $7.96/month

ASUS WS C246M PRO LGA1151 ECC DDR4 M.2 C246 Server Workstation Micro ATX Motherboard for 8th Generation Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® E-Series Processors with SafeSlot, Dual Gigabit LAN and USB 3.1 Type A/C Designed

  • Designed for 8th generation LGA1151 socket Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® E-Series Processors featuring dual M.2, front panel USB 3.1 Gen2, Dual Intel® Gigabit LAN, support for ECC DDR4, and Intel® Optane™ Memory compatibility
  • Patent-pending SafeSlot features an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slots built for heavyweight GPUs
  • Supports up to three independent displays simultaneously for better multitasking and enhanced productivity
  • 8-channel HD audio enhanced by ASUS exclusive Realtek ALC887 high definition audio CODEC
  • Complete IT Infrastructure Management with in-band ASUS Control Center providing a complete server management solution reducing IT operating costs with features like remote BIOS updating, monitoring multiple systems via mobile device, and one-click software 
CPU 1 x Socket LGA1151 
Intel® Xeon® processor E-2100 family
Intel® Pentium™ processors
Intel® Celeron™ processors
Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
* Refer to for Intel® CPU support list
Chipset Intel® C246 Chipset
Memory 4 x DIMM, Max 64GB, DDR4 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz, ECC/ non-ECC
Dual channel architecture
* Refer to for the Memory QVL(Qualified Vendors List)
Expansion slots PCIEX1_1: PCI-E x1 slot, x1 Gen3 Link, from PCH PCIEX16_1: PCI-E x16 slot, x16 Gen3 Link
PCIEX8_1: PCI-E x8 slot, x4 Gen3 Link, from PCH
VGA Output Integrated Graphics Processor x 1
Multi-VGA output support: HDMI/DisplayPort/VGA
- Supports HDMI with Max resolution 4096 x 2160@24 Hz
- Supports DisplayPort with Max resolution 4096 x 2304@60 Hz
- Supports VGA with Max resolution 1920 x 1200@60 Hz
Storage Intel® C246 Chipset:
- 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports or
- 7 x SATA 6Gb/s with 1 x M.2 (SATA 6Gb/s & PCI-E Gen3 x4 link, NGFF 2280 / 2260 / 2242 / 2230)
Intel® RST (Windows & Linux) (Support software RAID 0, 1, 10 & 5)
LAN 1 x Intel® I210-AT GbE LAN
1 x Intel® I219-LM GbE LAN (Supports teaming function)
USB Intel® C246 Chipset
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports (4 from mid-board, 2 ports at back panel)
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 from mid-board, 2 ports at back panel)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports (2 Type-A ports at back panel)
Audio Realtek® ALC887 8-channel high definition audio CODEC
- Optical S/PDIF out port at back I/O
Rear Panel I/O Ports - 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports (Type-A)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
- 2 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x DisplayPort
- 1 x VGA
- 2 x RJ-45 ports
- 8-channel Audio I/O ports (5+1 Audio jacks)
Internal I/O Connectors - 2 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 4 USB ports (9-pin)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectors support additional 2 USB ports (19-pin)
- 8 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
- 1 x M.2 Socket
- 24-pin EATX Power connector
- 8-pin EATX 12V Power connector
- CPU fan with PWM control
- Front Fan 1~3
- Rear Fan 1
- 1 x AAFP connector
- 1 x COM port header
- 1 x TPM header
- 1 x Chassis intrusion header
- 1 x S/PDIF Out header
- 19-pin front panel connector
- 18-pin AUX panel connector
BIOS Feature 32 MB Flash ROM, EFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0,
ACPI 5.0a, ASUS EZ Flash Utility, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
Manageability WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
OS Windows 2016/64 bit Windows 10/64 bit RedHat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Form Factor Micro ATX Form Factor, 9.6” x 9.6” (244mm x 244mm)