ASUS ROG ZENITH EXTREME Review & Specifications

ASUS ROG ZENITH EXTREME X399 TR4 EATX

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Powered by AMD Ryzen Thread ripper TR4 processors to maximize connectivity and speed with support for up to 128GB of DDR4 memory,(3) NV Me M.2 drives, front side U.2 and front panel USB 3.1 Gen2
5-Way Optimization featuring Auto-Tuning and Fan pert 4 provides automatic overclocking profiles for maximum OC performance while AIO and water-cooling headers deliver dynamic system cooling
Built for High Performance Networking featuring onboard Gigabit LAN, Wiig 802.11AD Wife for future wireless VR, and includes the ROG Are ion expansion card for connections up to 10Gbps
Four patent-pending Safe Slots feature an injection molding process that integrates metal framing for a stronger, firmly anchored Pie slot built for heavyweight GPUs
Unmatched Personalization with Live Dash OLED and ASUS exclusive AURA Sync RGB lighting throughout the Zenith Extreme, including additional RGB headers (+1 addressable)

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Specs Overview

Model ROG ZENITH EXTREME
Socket TR4
Form factor EATX
Chipset AMD X399
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3200Mhz 3600Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 3
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 8
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB

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  • CPU

    AMD SocketTR4 for AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
    Supports CPU up to 16 cores
    * Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

  • Chipset
  • Memory

    AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
    8 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 3600(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz ECC and non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory *
    Quad Channel Memory Architecture
    * 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® 4-Way SLI™ Technology
    Supports AMD 4-Way CrossFireX Technology

  • Expansion Slots

    AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors
    4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x8/x16, x16/x8/x16/x8) *1
    AMD X399 chipset
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x1

  • Storage

    AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors :
    2 x M.2 Socket 3, with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)*2
    1 x M.2 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (both SATA & PCIE mode)
    1 x U.2 port*3
    AMD X399 chipset :
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s),
    Support Raid 0, 1, 10

  • LAN

    Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
    Anti-surge LANGuard
    ROG GameFirst IV

  • Wireless Data Network

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac+ WiGig 802.11ad*4
    Supports MU-MIMO
    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz+ 60GHz
    Up to 4600Mbps transfer speed

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth V4.1

  • Audio

    ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
    - 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 113 dB SNR recording input
    - ESS® ESS9018Q2C
    - Supports up to 32-Bit/192kHz playback *5
    Audio Feature :
    - Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
    - Sonic Radar III
    - Sonic Studio III

  • USB Ports

    AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors :
    8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (8 at back panel, blue)
    AMD X399 chipset :
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at mid-board)
    AMD X399 chipset :
    2 x USB 2.0 port(s) (Type-A + USB Type-CTM, 2 at mid-board)
    AMD X399 chipset :
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector port(s)
    ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller :
    2 x USB port(s) (2 at back panel, , Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

  • ROG Exclusive Features

    Clear CMOS button
    ROG RAMCache II
    ROG CPU-Z
    ROG CloneDrive
    Pre-mounted I/O Shield
    Overwolf
    GameFirst IV
    Extreme Engine Digi+ :
    - IR3555 PoweIRstage®
    - MicroFine Alloy Chokes
    - NexFET™ Power Block MOSFET
    - 10K Black Metallic Capacitors
    ROG Extreme OC kit :
    - ReTry button
    - Safe Boot button
    - Start button
    - Reset button
    - Slow Mode
    - LN2 Mode
    - PCIe x16 Lane Switch
    - EZ Plug
    KeyBot II
    - One-click Overclocking
    - DirectKey
    - ClrCMOS
    - Power On
    UEFI BIOS features :
    - O.C. Profile
    - Tweakers' Paradise
    - ROG SSD Secure Erase
    ROG RAMDisk
    Extreme Tweaker
    USB BIOS Flashback
    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

  • Special Features

    ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :
    - 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert 4, and Turbo App
    TPU
    - Fan Xpert 4 featuring Fan Auto Tuning function and multiple thermistors
    Gamer's Guardian:
    - SafeSlot
    LiveDash OLED
    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 :
    - AI Suite 3
    ASUS EZ DIY :
    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
    - ASUS EZ Flash 3
    ASUS Q-Design :
    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
    - ASUS Q-DIMM
    - ASUS Q-Connector
    Overclocking Protection :
    - ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)

  • Back I/O Ports

    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (black)USB Type-CTM
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
    8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
    1 x Optical S/PDIF out
    1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)
    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac+ WiGig 802.11ad and Bluetooth v4.1)
    5 x LED-illuminated audio jacks
    8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (blue)
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (red)Type-A
    1 x USB 3.1 (black)USB Type-CTM

  • Internal I/O Ports

    1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
    1 x ReTry jumper
    1 x Safe Boot jumper
    1 x U.2 port
    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 design, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (Supports both SATA & PCIE SSD)
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
    1 x CPU Fan connector(s)
    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s)
    2 x Chassis Fan connector(s)
    1 x H_AMP fan connector
    1 x W_PUMP+ connector
    2 x 8-pin EATX 8 V Power connector
    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
    1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
    1 x Slow Mode switch(es)
    2 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
    1 x LN2 Mode header(s)
    1 x EZ Plug connector(s) (4-pin Molex power connector)
    1 x Reset button(s)
    1 x LN2 Mode switch(es)
    1 x LN2 Mode jumper(s)
    1 x Safe Boot button
    1 x ReTry button
    1 x U.2 connector*4
    1 x Slow Mode jumper(s)
    1 x System panel connector
    1 x PCIe x16 lane switch
    2 x T_Sensor Connector
    1 x W_IN header
    1 x W_OUT header
    1 x W_FLOW header
    1 x Start button
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
    1 x PCIe x16 Lane Switch
    1 x 9 pin Monoblock sensor

  • Accessories

    User's manual
    3 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
    1 x ASUS WiGig 802.11ad moving antenna *6
    1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)
    1 x ROG VGA Holder
    1 x ROG DIMM.2 Fan Stand Pack (s)
    1 x ROG AREION 10G
    1 x Fan Extension Card (3 x 4-pin fan out)
    1 x Fan Extension card screw pack
    1 x Fan Extension card cable
    1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-L)
    1 x ROG big sticker
    1 x Q-Connector
    1 x 10-in-1 ROG cable label
    1 x M.2 screw kit (long screw and mount)
    2 x M.2 screw kit (short screw and mount)
    1 x DIMM.2 extension card with 2 x M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
    1 x ROG Logo Sticker(s)
    1 x Extension Cable for RGB strips (80 cm)
    1 x Extension cable for Addressable LED
    3 x Thermistor cable(s)
    1 x USB drive with utilities and drivers
    1 x ROG coaster(s)

  • BIOS

    128 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI AMI BIOS, PnP, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 3.0, ACPI 6.1, 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, WOL by PME, PXE

  • Operating System

    Windows® 10 64-bit

  • Form Factor

    Extended ATX Form Factor
    12 inch x 10.9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 27.7 cm )

  • Note

    1. The PCIE_X8/x4_4 slot shares bandwidth with U.2. In 4-Way configuration, if the PCIE_X8/x4_4 is used in x8 mode, U.2 port will be disabled.
    2. ROG DIMM.2 Card supports 2 x M.2 SSDs.
    3. U.2 Shares bandwidth with the PCIE_X8/x4_4 slot.
    4. Wi-Fi 802.11ad(WiGig) is only available in certified countries.
    5. Due to limitations in HDA bandwidth, 32-Bit/192kHz is not supported for 8-Channel audio.
    6. Due to different countries' regulations, 802.11ad(WiGig) moving antenna is only bundled in certified countries.

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