Supports Intel Core X-Series Processor Family for the LGA 2066 Socket
Supports DDR4 4400+(OC)
Slots: 4x PCI-Express 3.0 x16 Slots, 1x PCI-Express 2.0 x1 Slot
Multi-Graphics: Supports AMD Quad CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX, CrossFireX and NVIDIA Quad SLI, 3-Way SLI, SLI Technology
SATA: 10x SATA3 Ports
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A bountiful range of X299 options exist currently on the market and differentiating between models tends to be difficult at the best of times. That said ASRock has still managed to carve out its own unique identity with the X299 Taichi XE motherboard.At...
Overall, while the X299 Taichi is great motherboard with a few downsides, the X299 Taichi XE fixes the issues and is otherwise identical. As a result, while we aren't awarding our Dam Good Award to the X299 Taichi, we see absolutely no reason why the X299 Taichi XE wouldn't win that acclaim.
ASRock's Taichi motherboards really do stand out when compared to other motherboards. Most motherboard manufactures have an entry-level segment, then a gaming segment, and then finally a high-end enthusiast segment. The Taichi sort of has elements from...
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** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
|ECC RAM Support|
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC1220|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||Intel I219-V|
|Max LAN Speed||Dual 10/100/1000Mbps|
|Onboard USB 3.0|
|SATA 3 Gbps Ports||0|
|SATA 6 Gbps Ports||8|
|SATA Express Ports||0|
|Maximum Supported RAM||128GB|