MSI X299 RAIDER Review & Specifications

MSI X299 RAIDER Pro Series Intel X299 LGA2066 DDR4 SLI ATX

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Supports Intel Core X-Series Processor Family for LGA2066 Socket
Supports DDR4-4266+(OC) Memory
M.2 Shield: Keep M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run cooler & faster
VR Ready: best virtual reality experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
Gaming LAN powered by Intel

Specs Overview

Model X299 RAIDER
Socket LGA2066
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 2933Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3800Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4200Mhz 4266Mhz
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 128GB

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CPU

• Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family for LGA2066 Socket
* This function will be supported depend on the CPU.
 


Chipset

• Intel® X299 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 8 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB
• Quad channel memory architecture with the CPU that supports up to 4-channels DDR4**
- X-series processor support DDR4 4133+(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3800(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200(OC)/3000(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2667/2400/2133 MHz*
• Dual channel memory architecture with the CPU that supports up to 2-channels DDR4**
- X-series processor support DDR4 4500+(OC)/4400(OC)/4333(OC)/4266(OC)/4200(OC)/4133(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3800(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200(OC)/3000(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2667/2400/2133 MHz* 
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* For the latest information about memory, please visit http://www.msi.com
** Please refer the DIMM Slots section for more details.
 


Slots

• 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
- Support x16/x16/x8 mode with the 44-lane CPU.*
- Support x16/x8/x4 modes with the 28-lane CPU.*
- Support x8/x8/x0, x8/x4/x4 modes with the 16-lane CPU.*
• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
* Please refer to page 32 for PCIe 3.0 bandwidth table.
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
• Supports AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
 

Storage

• Intel® X299 Chipset
• 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*
• 2 x M.2 slot (Key M)
- Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
- Supports Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready for all M.2 slots**
• 1 x U.2 port ***
- Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe storage
• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology****

* M.2 slots and SATA ports share the same bandwidth. Please refer to user manual for U.2, M.2 & SATA combination table.
** Please refer to user manual for Intel® Optane™ Memory Configuration.
*** PCI_E2 shares bandwidth with U2_1. If you install a PCE_E2 device, the U2_1 will be disabled.
**** The functions will be supported depend on the CPU.


RAID
• Intel® X299 Chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
- Supports RAID 0 and RAID1 for M.2 PCIe storage devices*
* M.2 PCIe RAID volume can be created with M.2/Optane Genie. Please refer to user manual for Creating a M.2 PCIe SSD RAID with M.2/Optane Genie.

 


USB

• Intel® X299 Chipset 
- 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
- 5 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 1 port available through the internal USB connector)
• ASMedia® ASM3142 Chipset
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports (1 Type-A port and 1 Type-C port on the back panel)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port internal USB connector
• USB 2.0 Hub GL850G
- 3 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports available through the internal USB connectors.  
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN controller
 

 
Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin Water Pump connector
- 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 2 x Front panel connectors
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 1 x LED extension connector
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Virtual RAID on CPU connector
- 1 x Thunderbolt add-on card connector
 

 
Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 4 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
 


Dimension

• 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.3 cm)
• ATX Form Factor
 


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

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