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Gigabyte C246M-WU4 mATX LGA1151v2 Workstation Motherboard
Dove Code: MGI242 |
Manufacturer: C246M-WU4


Intel C246 motherboard with 4 DIMMs DDR4 support ECC, 2 PCIe x16 slots, Dual Intel® Server GbE LAN, 8 SATA Connectors, Dual M.2, USB 3.1 Type-A connection


36 Month Return to Base Warranty


  • LGA1151v2 Socket
  • Intel C246
  • mATX (244x244mm)
  • 4xDIMM
  • 1xPCIe3.0x16(x16), 1xPCIe3.0x16(x8), 2xPCIe3.0x1
  • 1xM.2 SATA/PCIe, 1x M.2 PCIe, 8x SATA
  • 1xUSB3.1 Type A (Gen 2), 7xUSB3.1 (Gen 1), 4xUSB2.0
  • 1xD-Sub, 1xDisplayPort, 1xDVI-D
  • RAID, Optane, Crossfire


Supports Intel®1151 Xeon® E Processors and 9th/8th Gen. Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® Processors LGA1151

Supports DDR4 ECC & Non-ECC Un-buffered memory

2 PCIe x16 Slots & 2 PCIe x1 Slots

Dual Intel® Server GbE LAN support Intel® vPro Technology

Large storage capacity: 8 SATA3 Ports

Dual M.2 support Intel® Optane™ Memory

Next-gen transfer speeds: USB 3.1 Type-A connection

Supports up to Three Monitor Displays

Monitor HDDs status by SGPIO

ChipsetIntel C246 Express
CPUIntel Socket 1151v2
Intel Xeon E series processors
9th and 8th Generation Intel Core processors
Intel Pentium processors
Intel Celeron processors
Form FactormATX Form Factor (24.4 x 24.4 cm)
Memory4x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
Onboard GraphicsIntegrated Graphics Processor-Intel® UHD Graphics support:
1x D-Sub port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
1x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
*The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
1x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
*Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version, HDCP 2.2, and HDR.
Support for up to 3 displays at the same time
Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
Audioaltek® ALC892 codec
High Definition Audio
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN2x Intel® GbE LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
*For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card
is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
1x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
*The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When
the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
*If you install a graphics card in the PCIEX16 slot and the
GC-TITAN RIDGE card in the PCIEX8 slot, make sure to set the
PCIE Bifurcation Support item to PCIE x8/x8 in BIOS Setup.
2x PCI Express x1 slots
(All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
Multi-Graphics TechnologySupport for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
Storage InterfaceChipset:
1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M)
1x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A)
8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~7)
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
USB1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red) on the back panel
7x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (5 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
4x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
Internal I/O Connectors1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
2x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x SATA detection headers
1x CPU fan header
3x system fan headers
1x front panel header
1x front panel audio header
1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
2x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1x S/PDIF Out header
1x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector
1x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
2x serial port headers
1x Clear CMOS jumper
Back Panel Connectors1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1x D-Sub port
1x DVI-D port
1x DisplayPort
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port (red)
5x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
2x RJ-45 ports
6x audio jacks
Compatible Operating SystemsWindows 10 64-bit
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