GIGABYTE Launches X299-WU8 And C246-WU4 Workstation Motherboards – Nov 14, 2018 – Taipei, Taiwan (Techreleased) – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, has launched two new workstation motherboards, X299-WU8 and C246-WU4, both of which support multi-GPU configurations to maximize GPU computing power or graphics performance for creative and technical users.

Both X299-WU8 and C246-WU4 are designed to support the latest Intel CPUs. X299-WU8 supports NEW Intel Core X-Series Processors up to 18 Cores and C246-WU4 is ready for Intel XEON-E and 9th/8th Gen Intel Core Processors up to 8 Cores. These two new motherboards are both equipped with dual Intel server GbE LAN, USB3.1 Type-C, PCIe x4 M.2 connector, and up to 10 SATA Ports to provide outstanding connectivity and expandability.


GIGABYTE X299-WU8 motherboard is equipped with dual PLX8747 chips and its 7 PCIe x16 slots can support up to 4x dual-slot cards with PCIe x16 bandwidth or up to 7x single-slot cards with PCIe x8 bandwidth. The powerful heatsink design and selected components also enable users to unleash full performance from NEW Intel Core X-Series Processors up to 18 Cores!


GIGABYTE C246-WU4 motherboard with 4 PCIe x16 slots supports 4 cards and PCIe x8/x4 bandwidth, allowing users to run not only high-performance graphics cards but also different add-on cards at the same time! C246-WU4 adopts an Intel i219LM controller to support Intel vPro technology for IT remote management. With an 8+2 phase power design, C246-WU4 is optimized to support Intel XEON-E and 9th/8th Gen Intel Core Processors up to 8 cores! Additionally, Dual M.2 PCIe connectors and 10 (8+2) SATA3 ports provide strong expandability for content creators to run multiple storage devices within the ATX form factor.