GA-X170-WS ECC is a motherboard model produced by Gigabyte Technology, which is designed for use with 6th and 7th generation Intel Core™ processors and Xeon E3-1200 v5 and v6 processors in the LGA 1151 package. The motherboard features an Intel C236 chipset and is designed for workstation use.
The GA-X170-WS ECC has four DIMM slots that support up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, and it also includes two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, one PCI Express 3.0 x8 slot, one PCI Express 3.0 x4 slot, and two PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots.
In terms of additional features, the GA-X170-WS ECC includes Gigabyte Ultra Durable™ technology, which includes high-quality components such as solid capacitors and anti-surge ICs to improve the motherboard’s durability and stability. It also includes dual Intel GbE LAN with cFosSpeed internet accelerator software, high-quality audio with Audio Noise Guard with LED Trace Path Lighting, and eight USB 3.0 ports. Additionally, the motherboard includes eight SATA III 6Gb/s ports and support for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 configurations.
The GA-X170-WS ECC also includes advanced features such as support for ECC (Error-Correcting Code) memory, which is important in server and workstation environments where data integrity is critical. It also includes Intel vPro Technology, Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), and Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) for enhanced manageability and security in workstation environments. Additionally, the motherboard supports Thunderbolt™ 3 add-in cards for high-speed data transfer and dual displays.