• Equipped with the latest 2nd generation intel Xeon Scalable processors
  • 205W CPU with 24 DIMM slots
  • With upgradable design with 8 3.5-inch SATA/SAS hard drives/up to 4 NVMe, PCIe hard drives or dual SATA M.2, 8 PCIe slots and 2 optional 2.5-inch SATA/NVMe hard drives on the rear
  • Ultrafast connection with Mezzanine  OCP 2.0 cards for HPC applications
  • Exclusive thermal radar technology saves energy and reduces fan power consumption by up to 20%
  • High energy efficiency with 80 plus titanium standard 850W redundant power supply
  • Easy to maintain and troubleshoot, supports internal USB 3.0 port and micro SD card for easier access
  • Complete IT infrastructure management with ASMB9 remote management and control center Internal ASUS


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Product overview:

RS720-E9-RS8 is powered by 2nd generation Intel xeon scalable processors. RS720-E9-RS8  is built around 2nd generation intel xeon Scalable processors for incredible 2U server performance. , RS720-E9-RS8 delivers breakthrough performance with the latest Intel Optane™ DC memory with 88% more efficiency in I/O operations per second (IOPS) than the same configuration in SSDs. Powered by Intel’s latest Deep Learning Boost technology for enhanced deep learning, RS720-E9-RS8 achieves 3.1x the performance  in ResNet-50 and SSD VGG-16 models, fully guaranteed processing capabilities of the new platform.

ASUS servers feature exclusive Performance Boost technology for best server performance and ensure flexibility by tailoring servers to meet workload requirements, giving you great control. than the server environment. This technology improves workloads by maximizing processor frequency and increasing capacity, making it ideal for time-sensitive applications such as financial services or central operations. data center. In the BIOS, you can choose from pre-configured server profiles that are optimized for specific workloads to maximize overall performance and reduce server configuration time.
Upgradable design to accommodate growing workloads

RS720-E9-RS8 is designed to be easily upgraded to meet the needs of evolving businesses and varying workloads. The option of six PCIe Gen3 x8 or three PCIe Gen3 x16 links is available to accommodate a standard half-length GPU, and there’s a slot in PCIe x16 for HBA/RAID cards to enable parallel computing.

The RS720-E9-RS8 also features multiple interface models for flexible storage configurations, including dual PCIe or SATA M.2 and a serial port OCuLink design with Intel VROC technology for four 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs. inches are interchangeable. Models with two additional NVMe SSD mounts are available at the rear of the system to accommodate up to six 2.5-inch NVMe SSDs.

Super fast connectivity for HPC applications. RS720-E9-RS8 is integrated with two Gigabit Ethernet ports and a PCIe slot for 100G high-speed LAN cards. In addition, the server supports one OCP 2.0 Mezzanine card, ideal for HPC applications that require low-latency, high-bandwidth network support to connect multiple nodes and clusters.

RS720-E9-RS8 features ASUS-exclusive thermal radar technology and environmental sensors located inside CPU, memory, NVMe, SSD, OCP mezzanine connector to monitor internal and external temperatures, control Fan dynamics tuning reduces fan power consumption by up to 20% and lowers total cost of ownership – ideal for data centers that handle extreme workloads.

RS720-E9-RS8 supports 80 Plus Titanium standard 850W redundant power supplies with over 96% efficiency, directly reducing operating and capital costs. The 1+1 power supply design allows the server to operate continuously even when one power source requires maintenance, thus ensuring uninterrupted operation.
Comprehensive IT infrastructure management. RS720-E9-RS8 integrates an iKVM module and is integrated with ASUS Control Center to support out-of-band and in-band control features for small and medium businesses.

The integrated ASMB9-iKVM module supports remote BIOS update, fan control, standalone KVM, video recording and BSOD capture, ensuring continuous remote monitoring and diagnostics – even when the operating system is down or offline – through a user-friendly graphical interface, based on compatibility with all popular web browsers.

ASUS Control Center (ACC) is a centralized and integrated IT system management platform for monitoring and controlling ASUS commercial products, including servers, workstations, and digital displays. ACC supports remote BIOS update, monitoring multiple systems via mobile devices, then with one click to update software, coordinate, support server management easier for any user. any IT infrastructure.



Processor Support2 x Socket P (LGA 3647)
st and 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Family (205W)
UPI 10.4 GT/s
Core LogicIntel® C621 PCH
Total Slots24 (6-channel per CPU, 12 DIMM per CPU)
CapacityMaximum up to 7680GB
Memory TypeDDR4 2933/2666/2400 RDIMM/LRDIMM/LRDIMM 3DS/ DCPMM*

*Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory (DCPMM)

Memory Size4GB,8GB, 12GB, 32GB (RDIMM) / 64GB,128GB(RDIMM 3DS) / 32GB,
64GB,128GB(LRDIMM) / 64GB,128GB ,256GB(LRDIMM 3DS) / 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
*Refer to Asus server AVL for latest update
Expansion Slots
Total PCI/PCI-X/PCIe/PIKE Slots8+1
Slot Type6 x PCI-E x16 (Gen3 x8 link) or 3 PCI-E x16 (Gen3 x16 link), FH, HL
1 x PCI-E x16 (Gen3 x16 link), LP, HL
1 x PCI-E x16 (Gen3 x8 link), FH, HL
1 x OCP 2.0 Mezzanine (Gen3 x16 link)
Disk Controller
SATA ControllerIntel® PCH
10 x SATA 6Gb/s ports + 1 x M.2 connector(SATA 6Gb/s & PCI-E Gen3 x4 link)
or 9 x SATA 6Gb/s ports + 2 x M.2 connector(SATA 6Gb/s & PCI-E Gen3 x4 link)
Intel® RSTe ( for Windows and Linux; Support software RAID 0, 1, 10 & 5)
SAS ControllerOptional kits:
ASUS PIKE II 3008 8-port SAS HBA card, ASUS PIKE II 3108 8-port SAS HW RAID card
12G SAS Support
Storage BaysFront bays: 8 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ Hot-swap Storage Device Bays
Rear bays (option): 2 x 2.5″ hot-sway drive bays (2 x SATA/NVMe)
2 x M.2 (22110, 2280, 2260, 2242) (Support SATA/PCIe M.2,SATA RAID)
Networking1 x Dual Port Intel I350-AM2 Gigabit LAN Controller, 1 x Management Port
GraphicAspeed AST2500 64MB
Front I/O Ports2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x VGA port
Rear I/O Ports2 x USB 3.0 ports
1 x VGA port
2 x RJ-45 GbE LAN ports
1 x RJ-45 Management LAN port
Switch/LEDFront Switch/LED:
1 x Power switch/LED, 1 x Location switch/LED, 1 x Reset switch, 1 x HDD Access LED,
1 x Message LED, LAN 1-4 LED * LAN3-4 for Mezzazine card use
Rear Switch/LED:
1 x Power switch, 1 x Q-Code/Port 80 LED, 1 x Message LED, 1 x HDD LED, 1 x Location
OS SupportPlease find the latest OS support from
Software: ASUS Control Center

Out of Band Remote Management:  On-Board ASMB9-iKVM for KVM-over-IP

Dimension750mm x 444mm x 88mm (29.52″ x 17.48″ x 3.46“)
Net Weight Kg (CPU, DRAM & HDD not included)15.98 kg
Gross Weight Kg
(CPU, DRAM & HDD not included, Packing include)
23.25 kg
Power Supply
(following different configuration by region)
1+1 Redundant 800W 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply / 850W 80 PLUS Titanium
Power Supply
Rating: 100-127Vac/200-240Vac,10A/5A ,50/60Hz, Class I
(240Vdc Only for China)
EnvironmentOperation temperature: 10℃ ~ 35℃
Non operation temperature: -40℃ ~ 60℃
Non operation humidity: 20% ~ 90% ( Non condensing)


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