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ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gaming ATX Motherboard

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  • Intel Core i7 X-Series processors on LGA 2011 v-3 socket
  • Quad-channel DDR4 3333 (OC) Support
  • OC Socket, 5-way Optimisation and Second-generation T-Topology: Ease and stable overclocking.
  • Aura RGB Illumination, Aura 4-pin RGB-strip header and customisable colour decals: True gaming aesthetics.
  • SupremeFX and Sonic Radar II: Flawless audio with stealthy, game-dominating overlay
  • Top-speed protected networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technology
  • Gamer's Guardian: SafeSlot and smart DIY features
  • Ultra-speedy transfers for faster gaming: 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2 and M.2, USB 3.1 TypeA-C, RAM/Cache.

Strix is the newest recruit into the Republic of Gamers(ROG) — and ROG Strix X99 Gaming is the first ROG Strix motherboard. ROG Strix X99 delivers premier performance, innovation, and confident dynamism to release your inner rebel. The bold design and bright colors channel your spirit of fierce individualism, charging every gaming experience with thrilling energy. Want to dominate with epic speed and agility? Join the Republic with ROG Strix X99 Gaming!

Gaming Aesthetics

Mix and Match RGB with Colour Decals

Gaming is about your style, your personality, and your passion. ROG Strix X99 Gaming is the gaming motherboard that lets you inject passion to project your style and personality in full colour!

Aura Lighting Control

Customise your own favourite LED effects with Aura, the intuitive lighting-control software, to cast a stunning multi-colour glow across your build via the motherboard's powerful built-in RGB LEDs or attached RGB strips via the onboard 4-pin header, or both — and in perfect synchronisation! Fire up Aura and then enjoy the creative freedom of 10 different lighting schemes. You're even able to sync your lighting style with the ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable gear, and mix and match your Aura effects with the included colour decals!

Aura 4-Pin RGB-Strip

Forget the faff of external RGB controllers! With the Aura RGB Strip header, it's quick and easy to cast brilliant colours across your rig and room: Just slide the standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Aura RGB-strip headers, then weave your lighting any way you like.

Flawless Audio

That Makes you Part of the Game

ROG Strix X99 Gaming's truly immersive SupremeFX sound is so alive with realism that it hands you the vital competitive edge on every battlefield. With near-lossless delivery and exclusive Sonic Radar II technology to pinpoint enemies before they spot you, SupremeFX sounds stupendous - and puts both your ears and frag in front of everyone else.

SupremeFX - Shielded Audio, Superior Sound

SupremeFX technology delivers high-fidelity, near-lossless audio no matter how frantic your game becomes. The purity and stability of the remarkable 115dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is assured, with a shielded design, electromagnetic-interference (EMI) cover and voltage-protected 5V power supply. Supreme FX's superior components, including the trusted Realtek ALC1150 codec, maximise acoustic performance and eliminate interference - so you hear only the very best from your gaming headset or speakers.

  • EMI Cover: Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality.
  • Dual Op Amplifiers: With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favourite cans, with 32,000Ω - headphone impedance for great flexibility
  • Premium Nichicon audio capacitors: Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best quality
  • Audio Line Shielding: Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.

Sonic Radar II - Scan and Detect to Dominate

Sonic Radar II displays a stealthy overlay that shows what your opponents and teammates are up to on the battlefield, all managed via a simple control panel and customisable game list. See the direction and origin of key in-game sounds, and practice your enemy-pinpoint skill, plus Audio Enhancement technology clarified every last sound - so you hear the distant sound of enemy footsteps and become the hunter, not the hunted.

Top-Speed Protected Networking

only the quickest shots survive, so ROG Strix X99 Gaming banishes lag - letting you annihilate your foes as fast as your trigger finger! Our engineers pack in only the best networking technology, including tournament-level Intel Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard and GameFirst technologies to keep your connection fast, so you always fire first and watch your enemies fall

Intel GameFirst Ethernet - More Throughput, Less CPU Usage and Great Gaming Experiences

ROG Strix X99 Gaming features the very latest Intel Ethernet (l218-V) for faster, smoother gaming - always. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processors workload, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

LANGuard - Pumped up Thrroughput, Best Surge Protection

LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your ROG Strix X99 Gaming's connection and deliver pumped-up throughput, plus electrostatically-guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) for 1.9x-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5x greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges.

GameFirst - Team up to Banish Lag

GameFirst IV optimises network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming - and now we've added Multi-Gate Tearming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimised for the best performance.

ASUS Pioneered OC Socket - Drive CPU and DDR4 Performance Beyond all Expectations

Designed to break performance barriers, ASUS OC Socket utilises extra pins to connect a proprietary circuit to contacts found on land grid array (LGA). Combined with our customised UEFI, this exclusive feature enables higher DDR4 memory frequencies, lower latencies and enhanced stability while overclocking, extending all the way to extreme overclocking conditions, such as liquid nitrogen (LN2). OC Socket is 100% compatible with all LGA 2011-v3 CPUs, ensuring the ideal combination of overclocking performance and compatibility.

Unique Cache Bus Voltage Adjustment

The cache bus links areas such as CPU cores, DDR4 memory controllers, system agent and the shared L3 cache - so it's a critical interconnect for the whole CPU subsystem. A higher cache-bus frequently directly accelerates subsystem performance, so ASUS OC Socket exclusively provides an adjustable cache-bus voltage to reach higher cache bus frequencies.

Make your Memory Go Faster - Drive your Memory Frequencies to 3333MHz and Beyond

ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design plus OC Socket provides a superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimising coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels it delivers the most balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility. ASUS works with almost every DDR4 memory vendor to ensure the best compatibility.

One Click Overclock and Cooling, Done! - Get Performance, Efficiency, Digital Power, Fan Control and even Networking and Audio Tuning Tailored for you - and the Way you Play!

You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your ROG Strix X99 Gaming build's gaming performance - because 5-Way Optimisation sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boost! Our exclusive technology dynamically optimises essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-way Optimisation ensures that your PC is perfect fr gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else.

  • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritised bandwidth and vivid sound.
  • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing, and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
  • Stutter is eliminated for smooth-running apps, even under heavy loading.
  • Energy Waste is reduced so you'll save money.

Fan Xpert 4 - Advanced Fan and Water-Pump Controls for Ultimate Cooling and Quietness

The latest ASUS X99 motherboards feature the most advanced cooling capability to date, controllable from both Fan Xpert 4 and UEFI

Award-Wnning BIOS Design

The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way. In EZ Mode you can get set up very quickly, applying the date and time, fan profiles and Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory profiles. Switch to Advanced Mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, record and review recent changes with Last Modified or make notes in Quick Notes.

  • CrashFree BIOS 3: Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order - even when it won't boot!
  • EZ Flash 3: Update the latest BIOS via the internet and from within the BIOS.

RAMCache - Speed your Game Loads

Uniquely-intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favourite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times to stratospheric levels!

Ultra-Fast Gaming Connectivity

With the fastest 802.11 ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, the newest U.2 socket for lightning-speed NVM Express devices and the pace and convenience of reversible USB 3.1 Type-C, Strix X99 kicks every game into top gear.

U.2

Join the NVMe revolution with the built-in U.2 connector.

Unlock the full potential of your storage with the NVM Express (NVMe), the revolutionary specification that lets your SSDs scream at top speed. Just attach your drive to the built-in U.2 connector with plug-and-play ease to experience data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gbit/s - and free up a PCIe slot for another expansion card.

USB 3.1 Type A+C

Ultimate-speed 10Gbps with two USB 3.1 onboard

With one USB 3.1 Type-A port, and one reversible USB 3.1 Type-C, you'll experience data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps - or twice as fast as USB 3.0, USB 3.1 is completely backward-compatible with your existing USB devices, and you'll be all set for USB 3.1's breakneck speeds. And ASUS-exclusive USB 3.1 Boost technology automatically accelerates USB 3.1 performance even further.

M.2 22110

speed up with onboard M.2 up to 32Gbit/s

With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, making your whole PC or professional apps work as fast as possible.

2x2 WiFi with MU MIMO

2x2 802.11AC WiFi with MU-MIMO

ROG Strix X99 Gaming has next-level 802.11ac WiFi with 2x2 dual-band 24/5GHz antennas for up to 867Mbit/s transfer speeds - and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology to ensure that every connected user experiences the best wireless and online speeds.

Gaming Graphics

3-Way SLI - CorssFireX Support

With support for both NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX 2/3Way configurations, ROG Strix X99 gaming motherboards enable multi-GPU setups so you can harness the full power of the latest graphics technologies to drive games at 4K and beyond.

Gamer's Guardian for Real-World Protection

Protect your back in the game and let ROG Strix X99 Gaming protects all sides in the real world, Motherboard self-protection with loads of brilliant defences, including our unique smart DIY features ensure long-term gaming is in your future.

Patent Pending SafeSlot - Protect your Graphics Card Investment

SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new Insert-molding process integrates the slot with the fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.

  • Digi+ VRM: Digi+ VRM voltage-regulator module (VRM) is one of the finest in the industry, ensuring ultra-smooth and ultra-clean power delivery to the CPU at all times!
  • DRAM Over-Current Protection: All connection ports and DRAM are protected against overcurrent and short-circuit damage by onboard resettable fuses, extending your motherboard's life.
  • Q-Code: Instantly recognises and displays the POST status for precise troubleshooting. Just check the code in the user guide to solve.
  • Stainless Steel Back I/O: Crafted from chromium-plated, corrosion-resistant stainless steel, the input/output (I/O) panel is three times longer than ordinary panels!
  • CPU Installation Tool: 1 layer protection from socket-pin damage.
  • Q-Shield: 0 Pain! Protect your hands from nicks and cuts.
  • Q-Slot: 1 Clip to swap or secure your graphics card.
  • Q-DIMM: 1-Sided clips mean handling memory modules is a cinch - super simple and super secure.
  • Q-LED: 4 LEDs indicate problems with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device for quick diagnosis.
  • Q-Connector: 1 Piece sorts all front-panel cables.

ESD Guards - 2x Greater ESD Protection for Extended Component Lifespan

ASUS ESD Guards actively protect against sudden electrostatic discharge (ESD), meaning the components will last much longer — and you get protection that's up to twice as resilient as industry standards!

Beyond VR Ready

ROG Strix X99 Gaming isn't just VR Ready — it goes way beyond! The ASUS ROG Beyond VR Ready marque means that ROG Strix X99 Gaming has been tested with loads of class-leading components to ensure that your productivity, gaming and entertainment needs are tuned for maximum performance after you've taken off the headset. ASUS Beyond VR Ready opens up a new way to configure and build your dream system with total confidence.

The Power of Intel

Intel Core i7 Processor LGA2011-v3 Ready

This motherboard supports Intel Core i7 processors in the LGA2011-v3 package, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 4 channels (8 DIMM) DDR4 memory and 40/28 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.

Intel X99 Chipset

The Intel X99 Chipset is a single-chipset design that supports new Intel Core i7 processor family for socket LGA 2011-v3 processors. It provides improved performance by utilising serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, X99 provides a maximum 6 USB 3.0 ports, 10 SATA 6Gbps ports and 32Gbps M.2 support for faster data retrieval.