ASUS WS C246M Pro Motherboard Software
The WS C246M Pro includes a DVD Driver disk which you can use to install drivers and utilities.
A full set of utilities is also included.
You are less likely to connect a DVD drive to a new system than you are to just download everything via online downloads. Still, there are a number of useful setup utilities here.
ASUS WS C246M Pro Motherboard BIOS
Most of the BIOS functions supplied on the ASUS WS C246M Pro are what we would typically expect to find. The BIOS is more similar to the company’s server BIOS rather than their consumer version.
The BIOS is relatively standard; users should have no issues finding what settings they need to adjust.
ASUS WS C246M Pro Motherboard Specifications
Here is a quick list of the motherboard specs from ASUS:
ASUS WS C246M Pro Motherboard Test Configuration
Here is the test configuration we used:
- Motherboard: ASUS WS C246M Pro Motherboard
- CPU: Intel Core i3 8300 Coffee Lake, 4 cores, no HT
- GPU: ASUS Turbo RTX2060 Blower
- Cooling: Intel Heat Sink
- RAM: Crucial 4GB UDIMM 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2133 Desktop Memory Model CT4G4DFS8213
- SSD: SanDisk X210 512GB
- OS: Windows 10 Pro
We wanted to note that the WS C246M Pro supports ECC UDIMM’s, the standard server memory we use on most workstations boards like the ASUS WS C621E SAGE uses RDIMM’s and would not boot with these. Be careful when configuring your system.
Next, we are going to commence with our performance benchmarks and then continue with our power tests and conclusion.