what mother board from Asus is compatible for single Xeon E5-2696v3 , and which best Ram

Hello Guys,
i hope from experts to suggest me what is the compatible motherboard from Asus Compatible with my single Cpu Xeon E5-2696v3, I want to use 64 Gb Ram, which model of Ram is good alonf with motherboard and cpu.
appreciate your help
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    The E5-2696v3 is the OEM version for like dell, HP,etc, and the E5-2699v3 is identical with the E5-2696v3, but the E5-2699v3 is retail version.
    So you can use to find your MB and RAM.
    1) regular X99 like Asus X99-A you need the non-ecc ddr4 2133mhz.
    2) or the server MB, like Asus X99-E WS because you have only one cpu, you need the ECC ddr4 2133mhz RAM.

    One more you need to the Full Tower case for the server MB.
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  2. thank you so much , really appreciate your advice .
    after i take your suggest this is my selection:
    Cpu: Xeon E5-2696 v3, 18x 2.30GHz, socket 2011-3,
    Motherboard: ASUS X99-E WS LGA2011-v3/ Intel X99/ DDR4/ 4-Way Server Motherboard
    Ram: Kingston 64GB RAM Kit (4x16GB) 2133MHz DDR4 ECC Reg CL15 DIMM DR x 4 with TS Server Memory
    VGA: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 Ti XTREME WATERFORCE
    Cpu Cooler: Hydro Series™ H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
    SSD: 256GB Samsung 840 Pro Series 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive,
    Storage: x 2 WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5-inch, SATA 6 Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 64MB
    Power Supply: Corsair HX1000 i High Performance Power Supply ATX12V/EPS12V 1000
    Case: Obsidian Series® 900D Super Tower Case

    is it good all together .. finally last question can i install windows 7 with this rig or only windows 10 ??
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  3. Because your cpu has the 145W TDP, the AIO H60 water cooler may or may not cooler the cpu.
    Why? The Xeon E5-2696v3 has the max temp =76.4C. I found one old review H60 with Core i7 980X ( TDP130W) , if theCore i7 980X oc to 4.15ghz, the temp=72.5C, so I guess if you set to all cores run at high speed, like 3.6ghz, the temp will be over 76.4C. But just only guess, it may or may not be right.

    You can install either win7 or win 10 in it. And recommend to buy something like NH-U9DXi4 or the h100.

    Here is other review
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  4. thanks for your time to replying to my question .. all respects :)
    Reply to serjeant
  5. is it the same as fo Xeon E5-2696v4?
    I can't find any MB (Gigabyte or Asus) that officially support that cpu.
    I can find MB for 2695 and 2697 but not 2696.
    I read that some MB burnt the cpu so I don't know what MB to get.
    Can any one assist?
    Reply to NiMiZ
  6. I'm running the Intel XEON e5-2696 v3 on an- ASUS X99 AII- right now
    Reply to dj_adam21
  7. dj_adam21 said:
    I'm running the Intel XEON e5-2696 v3 on an- ASUS X99 AII- right now

    Hi you guys!
    Can you help me and tell me what RAM you run on this setup with XEON e5 2696v3 on ASUS X99A mobo?
    I am going to build similar setup but I do not know if RAM I need has to be ECC (my mobo of choice does not support it and I already have unbuffered hyperx).

    Thanks in advance.
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