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ASUS ESC1000 G2 5U/Tower Server Barebone LGA 2011 Intel X79 DDR3 1600/1333/1066

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  • LGA 2011
  • Intel Xeon E5-1600 Series, Core i7-3900/3800 Series
  • 8 x 240Pin Memory Slots
  • 1350W 80+ Gold Single Power Supply

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The ASUS ESC1000 G2 is a second generation professional workstation based on the Intel Xeon E5-1600 processor platform, featuring three 5.25” media bays, four hot-swap 3.5” SATA hard drive cages, 80PLUS Gold 1350W power supply, and six PCI Express 3.0 x16 expansion slots. It is designed for professional applications in fluid dynamics, medical research, engineering, the sciences, financial modeling, real-time graphics, rendering, and heavy-duty ray tracing.

  • newegg Cutting-edge architecture Powered by Intel X79 chipset, the ESC1000 G2 supports top of the class Intel Sandy Bridge-E processors and Intel Xeon E5-1600 processors in LGA 2011 package. With eight DIMM slots and DDR3 1600, it accommodates up to 64GB in memory capacity, providing high computing capabilities. Six PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots enable up to four double-deck GPUs, using new Gen 3 links to provide double the bandwidth of PCI Express 2.0. Fully compatible with NVIDIA Quadro and Tesla GPUs, the ESC1000 G2 is ideal for SOHO workplaces with its ability to handle massive computing tasks. The PCI Express 3.0 lanes are perfect for systems that require high I/O connectivity and bandwidth, with support for more compatible devices.
  • newegg Dual Intel Ethernet for fast networking Twin Ethernet controllers support doubled network bandwidth, alongside teaming and fault tolerance functions to offer extra-reliable and fast network connections.
  • newegg ASUS SSD Caching Unique design boosts system performance by using an installed SSD as a cache for frequently accessed data. This allows you to access data easily and quickly without wasting time waiting for data to transfer.
  • newegg USB 3.0 Boost The ESC1000 G2 detects and optimizes connected device protocols automatically for faster USB speeds in all usage scenarios.
  • newegg DTS Ultra PC II A brand-new friendly interface brings more functions, including symmetry, audio restoration, and enhancement. DTS symmetry monitors and balances level differences between all digital audio formats, while audio restoration reconstructs percussion and transient sounds from compressed sources to restore lost punch and clarity.
  • newegg Maximum power supply with DIGI+ for demanding workloads The 1350W 80PLUS Gold power supply unit cuts down system power loss and improves energy efficiency, saving users money on operating costs. The modular cable design enables only use of the cable you need for reduced clutter and improved air flow inside the chassis. With exclusive ASUS DIGI+ Power, the ESC1000 G2 utilizes precise power adjustments on both the processor and memory modules, providing higher system stability.

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ESC1000 G2

CPU Supported

CPU Type
Intel Xeon E5-1600 Series, Core i7-3900/3800 Series
CPU Socket
LGA 2011


North Bridge
Intel X79

Memory Supported

Memory Slots
8 x 240Pin
Max Memory Supported
Memory Type Supported
DDR3 1600/1333/1066
ECC Supported

Storage Supported

Serial ATA
Intel X79: 2 SATA 6.0Gb/s ports (gray), 4 SATA 3.0Gb/s ports (blue)
Marvell 88SE9128: 2 SATA 6.0Gb/s ports
RAID 0/1/5/10 (Intel X79)
RAID 0/1 (Marvell 88SE9128)

Expansion Slots

PCI Express
4 x PCI-E 3.0 x16 (dual at x16/x16; Quad at x8/x8/x8/x8)
2 x PCI-E 3.0 x16 (at x4 mode)


First LAN
Intel 82574L
Second LAN
Intel 82579V
Max. LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps

Expansion Bays

5.25" Bays
Hot-Swap Bays
4 x 3.5"

Panel Ports

Front USB
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Front Audio Ports
Rear USB
2 x USB 3.0
8 x USB 2.0
Rear IEEE 1394
Rear Audio Ports
1 x S/PDIF Out (Optical)
1 x 8-channel Audio I/O
Other Ports
1 x USB BIOS Flashback switch

Power Supply

Max. Power
1350W 80+ Gold Single Power Supply


Multi-GPU Support:
Support ATI CrossFireX technology, up to Quad CrossFireX
Supports NVIDIA 4-Way Geforce SLI technology

OS Support:
Fedora 16
Windows 7 32/64-bit
Windows Vista 32/64-bit
Windows XP 32/64-bit
RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop WS 6.2
Open SUSE 12.1
Ubuntu Desktop 11.1
*(Subject to change without any notice)


Form Factor

Dimensions & Weight

445 x 217.5 x 545 mm
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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