ATX size compatible ATX size with EEB mounting hole locations makes user easily acquire eco-system most mature and easy available ATX chassis other than proprietary special-made chassis further ensures end customers can benefit from up-to-date server technologies with affordable budget.
Fruitful expansion capability and MIO-892 audio card support Z10PA-U8 has exceptional PCI Express expandability and also PCI slot for legacy card support. With the ASUS innovative Flex-E technology, the Z10PA-U8 server board intelligently split or aggregate the link to support up to 2 PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots or 4 PCI Express 3.0 x8 slots. In addition, PCI slot could support legacy PCI devices like surveillance video capture or industrial control to prolong customers investment. Moreover, MIO-892 audio card support could offer great sound quality and 7.1 surround channel audio experience.
Mass storage capacity and additional OS storage Z10PA-U8 is equipped with ten 6 Gb/s SATA ports, offering support for mass storage capacity. In an alternative configuration, Z10PA-U8 has nine 6 Gb/s SATA and an M.2 slot for a solid-state drive ideal for an operating system boot drive In this generation, ASUS has a whole new PIKE solution, standard PCI-E form factor for user to equip with multiple PIKE II cards on one motherboard which maximizes the expandability and utilizations. Just placing the PIKE II card, Z10PA-U8 can immediately enlarge the capacity, upgrade to 12G solution and improve the performance, making it the great upgrade option.