ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gaming
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ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gaming


9/10
Overall rating 9/10

The ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gaming supports the latest Broadwell-E CPU, up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM, and even a three-way multi-GPU configuration.

Performance:
9
Features:
8.5
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Excellent build quality
Offers the latest storage mediums
MU-MIMO antenna provides unbridled and steady connectivity
THE BAD
Could use more USB 3.0 ports
Pricey

Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • LGA 2011-3 (Haswell-E, Broadwell-E)
  • X99
Memory
  • 8x DDR4 slots
  • Up 128GB 3,333(O.C.)/3,300(O.C.)/3,000(O.C.)/2,800(O.C.)/2,666(O.C.)/2,400(O.C.)/2,133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Audio
  • SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
  • SupremeFX Shielding Technology
  • Optical S/PDIF out port(s)
  • Audio amplifier
  • Sonic Radar II
Networking
  • 1x Intel I218V Gigabit LAN Controller
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Supports dual band frequency 2.4GHz / 5 GHz
  • Supports MU-MIMO
Rear I/O
  • 1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
  • 1x LAN RJ45 port
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • 1x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4x USB 3.0
  • 4x USB 2.0 (one port can be switched to USB BIOS Flashback)
  • 5x Audio jack
  • 1x USB BIOS Flashback Button
  • 1x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0
Internal Connectors
  • 1x U.2 port
  • 1x AAFP connector
  • 1x Aura RGB Strip Header
  • 2x USB 3.0 connectors supports additional 4x USB 3.0 ports
  • 2x USB 2.0 connectors supports additional 4x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1x SATA Express connector (Compatible with 2x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • 1x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, supports type 2242/2260/2280/22110
  • 8x SATA 6Gb/s connector
  • 1x CPU Fan connector
  • 1x CPU OPT Fan connector
  • 2x Chassis Fan connector
  • 1x Thunderbolt header
  • 1x 24-pin EATX Power connector
  • 1x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector
  • 1x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
  • 1x EZ XMP switch
  • 1x 5-pin Extension Fan connector
  • 1x DRCT header
  • 1x MemOK! button
  • 1x Thermal sensor connector
  • 1x CPU OV
  • 1x Power-on button
  • 1x Reset button
  • 1x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1x Water Pump header (4-PIN)
  • 1x ROG extension header
  • 1x 14-1 PIN TPM connector
  • 1x COM port header
  • 1x High AMP Fan header (4-PIN)
Other Features
  • ROG RAMCache
  • Overwolf
  • GameFirst IV
  • USB BIOS Flashback
  • Aura RGB lighting
Form Factor ATX