Asus ROG STRIX X299-E Gaming Review & Specifications

ASUS ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING LGA2066 DDR4 M.2 ATX

by Asus

Prime X299-Deluxe $485.38
TUF X299 Mark 1 $338.32
TUF X299 Mark 2 $267.12

Designed for 7th generation LGA2066 socket Intel Core X-Series processors to maximize connectivity and speed with dual M.2, front panel USB 3.1, onboard 802.11AC WIFI and Intel Optane Memory compatibility
5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning and FanXpert 4 automatically tailors overclocking profiles to your unique build for maximum OC performance and dynamic system cooling
Patent-pending SafeSlot (3X) feature an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored PCIe slot built for heavyweight GPUs
Unmatched Personalization with ASUS exclusive AURA Sync RGB lighting, three additional RGB headers and 3D-printing mounts to customize your build
Industry-leading 8-channel HD audio with the ROG exclusive SupremeFX S1220A driven by Japanese capacitors

Specs Overview

Model STRIX X299-E Gaming
Socket LGA2066
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 8
Maximum Supported RAM 12GB

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  • CPU

    Intel® Socket 2066 Core™ X-Series Processors 
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
    * The Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 3.0 Support Depends on the CPU types.

  • Chipset

    Intel® X299

  • Memory

    Intel® Core™ X-series Processors (6-core above)
    8 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 
    Intel® Core™ X-series Processors (4-core)
    4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4133(O.C.)/4000(O.C.)/3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 
    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. 
    * Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

  • Multi-GPU Support

    Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology 
    Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI™ Technology 
    Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology 
    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology 
    Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology 
    Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    44-Lane CPU-
    Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family
    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x16/x8) 
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1
    28-Lane CPU-
    Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family
    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x8, x16/x8/x1) 
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1
    16-Lane CPU-
    Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family
    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x8/x1) 
    2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

  • Storage

    Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family : 
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology
    Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

  • LAN

    Intel® I219V
    Anti-surge LANGuard
    ROG GameFirst IV

  • Wireless Data Network

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth V4.2

  • Audio

    SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220A
    - Dual Headphone Amplifiers
    - Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
    - Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
    - High quality 120 dB SNR stereo playback output and 113 dB SNR stereo playback input
    - SupremeFX Shielding Technology
    - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *2
    Audio Feature :
    - SupremeFX Shielding™ Technology
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals
    - Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity
    - Sonic Radar III
    - Sonic Studio III

  • USB Ports

    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s) 
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller : 
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)
    Intel® X299 Chipset : 
    8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, +blue, 4 at mid-board)
    Intel® X299 Chipset : 
    4 x USB 2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)

  • ROG Exclusive Features

    ROG RAMCache II
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG CloneDrive
    Overwolf
    GameFirst IV
    ROG Aura
    - Aura Lighting Control
    - Aura RGB Strip Headers

  • Special Features

    OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo Core App
    AURA :
    - Aura Lighting Control
    - Aura RGB Strip Headers
    - Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices
    - Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
    ASUS Exclusive Features :
    - USB BIOS Flashback
    - AI Suite 3
    - Ai Charger 
    - Onboard Button : Power
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3 
    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 
    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
    - Multi-language BIOS
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-Shield
    - ASUS Q-Code
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-Slot
    - ASUS Q-DIMM 
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Gaming Aesthetics :
    - 3D printing friendly
    - AURA-RGB Lighting
    M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue) 
    2 x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback) 
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    5 x Audio jack(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0/3.0+HS)

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
    1 x AAFP connector
    2 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) 
    1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 2.0 port(s)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x M.2_FAN connector ()
    1 x VROC_HW_Key ()
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) 
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) 
    2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) 
    1 x AIO_PUMP connector 
    1 x W_PUMP+ connector 
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel connector(s) 
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x Power-on button(s)
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
    1 x CPU_OV jumper

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    ASUS Q-Shield
    1 x Vertical M.2 bracket set
    4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x M.2 Screw Package
    1 x Supporting DVD
    1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)
    1 x Q-Connector
    1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
    1 x M.2 screw kit (long screw and mount)
    1 x Thermal sensor cable pack(s)
    1 x Cable ties pack(s)
    ROG Fan Label
    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
    1 x 3D printing mount package

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI3.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.0, Multi-language BIOS, 
    ASUS EZ Flash 3, CrashFree BIOS 3, F11 EZ Tuning Wizard, F6 Qfan Control, F3 My Favorites, Last Modified log, F12 PrintScreen and ASUS DRAM SPD (Serial Presence Detect) memory information

  • Manageability

    WfM 2.0, DMI 3.0, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Support Disc

    Drivers
    ASUS Utilities
    EZ Update 
    Anti-virus software (OEM version)

  • Operating System

    Windows® 10 64-bit

  • Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor 
    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

  • Note

    1. PCIEX4_1 max. at x4 mode
    2. Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio

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