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Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs

CCL Code: MBD3328
Manufacturer Code: C246M-WU4
| Manufacturer: Gigabyte
  • Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs
  • Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs
  • Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs
  • Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs
  • Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs

Key Features:

Socket 1151
8 x SATA & 6 x USB Ports
VGA, DVI and Display Port
Intel C246 Chipset
DDR4 (max 128GB, 4 slots)
ATX Form Factor


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Intel® Xeon® E processor and ECC memory

Supports Memory capacity up to 128GB.*
Intel® Xeon® E processor provides enhanced performance and capability.
Support for Error-Correcting Code (ECC) memory, it can eliminate small data discrepancies and prevent data corruption to ensure reliability for critical applications while helping to reduce system crashes.

* Support for 128GB capacity was required a BIOS update.
** ECC (Error Correcting Code Memory)
*** ECC support varies by CPU.

Broad DDR4 Compatibility with Support List of 1000+ DDR4 Validated!

GIGABYTE partners very closely with memory vendors from around the world to ensure that modules offered by popular memory brands are compatible with GIGABYTE Motherboards. GIGABYTE has verified over 1000+ different modules to ensure performance in a GIGABYTE built system.

2 PCIe x16 slots for multi cards

Multi-graphics configurations offer better graphics performance for applications which demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

NVIDIA® QUADRO® Professional Graphics Support

NVIDIA® QUADRO® 3D Workstation Professional Graphics Solutions are designed and built specifically for artists, designers, and engineers, NVIDIA Quadro GPUs power more than 100 professional applications across a broad range of industries. Professionals trust them to enable their best work using applications such as Adobe® Creative Cloud, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Suites, Dassault Systemes, CATIA and SOLIDWORKS, Siemens NX, PTC Creo, and many more.

Large storage capacity: 8 SATA3 Ports

Sufficient SATA Ports for the mass storage requirement.

Dual M.2 for SSD

C246M-WU4 with dual M.2 connectors provides better upgradability for SSD devices. Delivering up to 32Gb/s transfer speed, the dual M.2 connectors provide an ideal storage solution with RAID modes.

Fast Onboard Storage with 32Gb/s M.2

GIGABYTE M.2 solution offers considerably faster storage performance and support for both PCIe and SATA interface for M.2 SSD devices.


The GIGABYTE C246 Platform supports Intel’s latest Optane technology. Optane fuels storage performance by acting as a cache drive giving users a significant boost compared to traditional mechanical drives.


Dual Intel® Server GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software

  • * cFosSpeed helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times.
  • * Support Windows Server O/S
  • * Support Intel® vPro™ Technology
  • * Teaming Features
    • Fault Tolerance
    • Link Aggregation
    • Load Balancing

USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A

The latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 offers staggering 10Gb/s transfer speeds. 2x faster than USB 3.1 Gen 1 along with backwards compatibility with existing USB devices.


Supports up to Three Monitor Displays

C246M-WU4 can connect up to three displays at the same time with onboard DVI-D, DisplayPort, and VGA connectivity. Displayport supports up to 4K UHD@60Hz.


Carefully Selected Components

GIGABYTE’s passive components are meticulously selected to guarantee a super stable operating environment and allow the processors and the memory to deliver their maximum performance. With some of the longest service lifetimes in the industry, our server motherboards build on 30 years’ company-wide experience in motherboard design to attain the highest reliability levels.

Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor

Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Armor

The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.


Easy to Install "G Connector" Design

The tiny cables of the front panel connectors can be hard to manipulate as space is restricted and indicators being tiny. With the G Connector, you can connect all the FP cables at once, simplifying the process of building your next PC and saving you some frustrations.


Main Features

  • Supports Intel Xeon E Processors and 9th/8th Gen. Intel Core i / 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


CPU Socket Socket 1151
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors Intel Xeon E series processors
9th and 8th Generation Intel Core processors/Intel Pentium processors/Intel Celeron processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA1151

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1
5 x USB 3.0
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
VGA Port 1 x D-Sub
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 4 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 8 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 ports)
1 x USB 2.0 header (supports 2 ports)
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan header
3 x System fan headers
S/PDIF Connectors 1 x S/PDIF Out header
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x Thunderbolt AiC header
Serial Connectors 2 x COM headers
TPM Header 1 x TPM header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX
1 x 8-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2 slot, Socket 3, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280/22110 (PCIe)
1 x M.2 slot, Socket 3, M Key, Type 2242/2260/2280 (PCIe or SATA)


Memory Bus Speed Up to 2666 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 128 GB
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM


Northbridge Intel C246
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes


Number of PCI Express Slots 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (@ x16/x0 or x8/x8)
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x1 slots

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported Yes


Integrated Sound Realtek


Warranty 3 Years


Integrated Network Intel
Network Speeds Supported Up to 1 Gbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No


Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Yes
Drivers Yes


Form Factor ATX Motherboard
Width 244 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

IDE/EIDE Supported
SCSI/SAS Supported
Wireless Network No
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Number of PCI Slots slot(s)
Number of PCI-X Slots slot(s)
Main Colour
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 8 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 6 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support ATi CrossFire
VGA Connection Yes
DVI Connection Yes
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection Yes
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Wake on LAN
Motherboard Power Connectors 4 + 4-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel C246
Thunderbolt No
Motherboard Model Gigabyte C246M-WU4
WiFi Speed Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
Cooler Height mm
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control None
Memory Speed 2666 MHz
Skip Audio Test
RGB Header Type None
Addressable RGB No
Internal USB Type-C Header No
Radiator Length mm
Microsoft Processor List
Power Requirement (auto) 70 W
Cooler count
Max Memory Speed Supported (Non-overclocked) 2666 MHz
Max Memory Speed Supported (overclocked) 2666 MHz
CPU Power Pins (female) 8
PCI Express Power Pins (female)
Total M.2 Slots 2
Maximum NVMe M.2 ports 2
Maximum SATA M.2 ports 1
PCI-e slots
SATA ports 8
No. of front USB2.0 ports supported 2
No. of front USB3.0 ports supported 2


Graphics Chipset

Item Details

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Manufacturer Code C246M-WU4
EAN 4719331805418
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Years

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Manufacturer Code C246M-WU4
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Gigabyte C246M-WU4 ATX Motherboard for Intel LGA1151 CPUs


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


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