ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING

    ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING

    Intel X299 gaming ATX motherboard with Aura Sync RGB LED lighting, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, DDR4 4000MHz, dual M.2, SATA 6Gbps and a USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector

    • Intel® Core™ X Series processor family: Ready for the latest LGA 2066 socket CPUs.
    • Synchronize RGB lighting with a vast portfolio of Aura Sync capable PC gear – now with support for addressable light strips.
    • Onboard M.2 Heatsink: Cools your M.2 drive, delivering consistent storage performance and enhanced reliability.
    • 5-Way Optimization: Automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor made for your rig.
    • Gaming audio: SupremeFX S1220A teamed with Sonic Studio III, cast an aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action.
    • Gaming connectivity: Dual M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C™ connectors.
    • Gaming networking: Intel Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard GameFirst and 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO support.
    • Gaming durability: ASUS SafeSlot and premium components for maximum durability.
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    ROG Strix X299-E Gaming is loaded with powerful tuning, overclocking, cooling and personalization innovations to make your next build as agile as your ambitions. We've channeled ROG engineering ingenuity into Strix X299-E Gaming to create a standout ATX motherboard that's tricked out with superior SupremeFX audio for deeper in-game immersion, Aura Sync lighting with an all-new addressable-RGB-strip header to unleash infinite illumination possibilities, and special mounts that make it easy to create your own 3D-printed upgrades. Infused with the essential gaming spirit that is ROG, Strix X299-E Gaming is hungry for high-performance Intel® Core™ X Series processors — and ready to satisfy your desire for X299.

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    • Intel® I219-V
      LANGuard
      GameFirst
    • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-A + Type-C™)
    • 2X2 Dual Band Wi-Fi
      Bluetooth V4.2
    • 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (support x16, x8/x8)
      1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x4 (max. at x4 mode)
      1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1
    • SupremeFX
      -Impedance sense
      -High quality output and input
      -SupremeFX shielding
      -Dual headphone amplifiers
    • 2 X Aura RGB headers
    • Q-CODE *Start of Setup
    • Q-LED
    • DDR4 4133MHz (O.C.)
      8 x DIMM, dual-channel
      Support XMP
    • Intel® Socket 2066
    • 1 x USB3.1 front panel connector
    • M.2 Heatsink
    • 3D mount
    • Aura Addressable header

    Lighting

    outshine the competition

    ASUS Aura Sync takes RGB lighting beyond the checkbox, combining and controlling the LEDs across all of your Aura-enabled products from a single application to achieve perfect, synchronized harmony. From motherboards and RGB strips to graphics cards and beyond, Aura Sync enables a veritable symphony of light for ultimate personalization.
    *Visit the ASUS Aura microsite to learn more about Aura Sync

    • Static Static Always on
    • Breathing Breathing Fades in and out
    • Strobing Strobing Flashes on and off
    • Color cycle Color cycle Fades between the colors of the rain-bow
    • Music effect Music effect Pulses to the beat of your music
    • CPU temperature CPU Temperature Changes color with CPU load
    • Rainbow Rainbow A rolling multi-color glow
    • Comet Comet A stream of light with a tail
    • Flash & dash Flash & dash Single/multi-color stepped flashes

    *The Aura RGB-strip header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V). For maximum brightness, strip length should not exceed 2m.
    * One extension cable is included. RGB LED strips are sold separately.

    AURA ADDRESSABLE HEADER

    RGB LIGHTING PERFECTED

    Strix X299-E Gaming motherboard now includes a dedicated addressable RGB header* that connects to compatible lighting strips, fans, coolers, and compatible PC cases, creating a new world of illumination possibilities. Our Aura software contains an array of effects for addressable gear, and the Aura SDK takes things to the next level — allowing developers to control each LED individually, unleashing infinite lighting possibilities! Strix X299-E Gaming motherboard includes a convenient 80cm extension cable, making it easy to fit an addressable RGB strip wherever you want, and we've worked with strip, fan, and chassis vendors to ensure an ever-growing choice of compatible addressable gear.

    *Addressable RGB header supports strips with a maximum power rating of 3A (5V). For maximum brightness, strips should contain no more than 120 LEDs.
    ** One extension cable is included. RGB strips and Aura-compatible devices sold separately.

    AURA SDK

    INFINITE LIGHTING POSSIBILITIES

    ASUS Aura SDK allows developers to take full advantage of the vast eco-system of Aura Sync-capable PC gear. From in-system illumination to peripherals and beyond, the SDK provides an evolving toolkit of options to enhance games and software with RGB lighting. Game effects, alerts, and audio can all be portrayed via Aura-compatible hardware, creating subtle or dazzling visual cues to augment the action. There's also scope to map system parameters such as temperatures to lighting, giving enthusiasts new ways to monitor vital information.

    *Learn more about Aura SDK

    performance

    M.2 Heatsink

    PERFECTED COOLING FOR UNLEASHING PERFORMANCE

    Strix X299-E Gaming motherboards are equipped with an M.2 heatsink integrated into the PCH heatsink. With a huge cooling surface, the M.2 heatsink perfectly chills an inserted M.2 SSD — for consistent performance and reliability. Featuring a stylish angular design, the M.2 heatsink adds a beautiful touch to the build, while the T-sensor detects temperatures in the vital M.2 area for instant monitoring.

    M.2 FAN HOLDER

    The ASUS 3D-printed M.2 fan holder keeps temperatures low for improved performance and longevity.

    Exclusive 3D Mount For Easy Installation

    Dedicated 3D Mounts on the motherboard makes fitting 3D-printed parts easy. Using the same screws as M.2 drives and standard motherboard mounting holes, you can easily add an M.2 fan holder. *Products with the 3D Printing Friendly logo feature the specialized 3D Mount and are also bundled with an extra 3D mount kit.

    Third-generation
    ASUS T-Topology

    DDR4 OVERCLOCKING
    STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

    With support for DDR4 memory, Strix X299-E Gaming lets you drive memory frequencies to 4133MHz — and even beyond when overclocked! ASUS-exclusive T-Topology circuit design plus OC Socket provides superb memory-overclocking capability to unleash the full power of DDR4 by minimizing coupling noise and signal reflection. With innovative equidistant memory channels, T-Topology delivers balanced control and powerful overclocking compatibility.

    ASUS PRO CLOCK II TECHNOLOGY

    A dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator designed for Intel Core X series processors allows overclocked base-clock frequencies up to or beyond 400MHz*. This custom solution works in tandem with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, providing an exciting new way to boost performance to extreme heights.

    *Testing configuration: Intel LGA 2066 I I7-7740X I Strix X299-E I G.skill F4-3200C16Q-16GRKD I Corsair AX1500I I Corsair H115I I ASUS GTX1070

    *BCLK overclocking range will vary according to CPU capabilities, cooling, motherboard support and tuning options.

    • Advantages of ASUS Pro Clock:
    • ・Reduced boot time
    • ・Lower jitter under extreme conditions for higher overclocks
    • ・Increased stability under heavy overclocking

    5-Way Optimization

    GET PERFORMANCE, EFFICIENCY, DIGITAL POWER, FAN CONTROL AND EVEN NETWORKING
    AND AUDIO TUNING TAILORED FOR YOU — AND THE WAY YOU PLAY!

    You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your Strix X299-E Gaming build — because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly controllable performance boosts! Our exclusive technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans, and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!

    • Games run swiftly and smoothly with high performance, prioritized bandwidth, and vivid sound.
    • Fans stay whisper-quiet for everyday computing and ensure extreme cooling efficiency when gaming.
    • Stutter is eliminated, ensuring smooth-running apps -- even under heavy loading.
    • Energy efficiency is improved, so you'll save money.
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      boost

    • All-round
      energy efficiency

    • Advanced
      fan controls

    • Precise Degital
      Power Control

    • Game faster
      rank higher

    Instant CPU performance boost

    Crank up your PC instantly with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility! The TurboV Processing Unit offers precise voltage control and advanced monitoring for the CPU and the graphics card, enabling great freedom to adjust CPU frequencies and ratios for optimized performance and for exploiting the potential out of your graphics card*
    *Please see the graphics card QVL.

    All-round energy efficiency

    With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy real-time, system-wide power savings — for gaming kicks that won't cost the earth! EPU automatically detects and adjusts power consumption according to your rig's needs, so you save money without compromising on thrills. EPU will also reduce CPU wattage to a set level and deliver even more savings with Away mode, creating an extreme energy-saving scenario that shuts down unused extra I/O controllers and reduces the power level of the graphics card. That means full power for your gameplay — and then total energy efficiency when you step away!

    COOLER BY DESIGN

    Play quieter and cooler with advanced fan and water-pump controls for the ultimate in undisturbed gaming. With onboard thermal sensors and hardware-level 4-pin/3-pin PWM/DC mode detection, Fan Xpert 4 makes sure every fan achieves the best balance of high cooling performance and low noise -- so you enjoy all the performance you demand with none of the racket!

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    Fan Xpert 4

    With high-end graphics cards being a significant source of heat in any build, the GPU has a bigger impact on case temperatures than any other component. With Fan Xpert 4 you're now able to set the GPU temperature as a fan-tuning source, enabling a dynamic cooling response to system power output!

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    Precise digital power control

    To go faster than fast you need ultra-accurate power control — so Strix X299-E Gaming motherboards are kitted out with ASUS Digi+ Power Control for maxed-out overclocking potential, enhanced system stability and superb power efficiency. Digi+ Power Control is the industry's leading digital power controller and it's fully compliant with Intel's IMVP8 specifications, for smoother, safer power.

    Game faster, rank higher

    ASUS Turbo App is the intuitive tuning panel to boost everything to secure your victory in your favorite titles! Overclock your CPU, prioritize game data across your network and optimize the audio settings for fantastically clear audio and in-game-chat. History is written by the victors, so don't go to war without Turbo App.

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    RAMCACHE II

    SPEED YOUR GAME LOADS

    RAMCache II is uniquely intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device — so favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds. It turns mill iseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times -- and of course it's compatible with the latest NVM Express® storage options!

    Automatically caches all your storage devices at the same time for optimal use of your system‘s caching resources.

    AWARD-WINNING BIOS DESIGN

    The smoothest, slickest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS has been improved to make it even more appealing. Whether you're a PC novice or a seasoned overclocker, EZ and Advanced modes help you find your way. In EZ mode you can get set up very quickly, applying date and time, fan profiles and the Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP). Switch to Advanced mode to set up favorites and shortcuts, to record and review recent changes using the Last Modified feature, or to make notes using Quick Notes.

    CrashFree BIOS 3

    Never again worry about corrupted BIOS, as CrashFree BIOS 3 lets you restore a PC to working order — even when it won't boot!

    EZ Flash 3

    Update the latest BIOS via the internet or from within the system BIOS.

    AUDIO

    SupremeFX

    Shielded audio, superior sound

    Immerse yourself in sound with ROG Strix's SupremeFX audio technology. Utilizing the S1220A codec, ROG Strix's SupremeFX audio solution is engineered to provide a flat frequency response and offer a neutral, detailed sound signature. The addition of two op-amps on the front panel headphone output ensures adequate voltage and current to drive headphones to their full potential. And our Sonic Studio software grants you full control over every aspect of audio, including noise reduction algorithms for communications, plus EQ adjustments to get the most from your headset or speakers.

    A. Audio cover

    Effective shielding preserves the integrity of audio signals to ensure best quality

    B. Dual Op Amplifiers

    With two op-amps onboard you can pump exceptional audio to your favorite 32-600Ω-impedance headphones

    C. Premium Nichicon™ audio capacitors

    High-quality Japanese-made components produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

    D. Audio line shielding

    Line shielding bloc ks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide pristine audio

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    Sonic Studio III

    Sonic Studio now supports HRTF-based (head related transfer function) virtual surround for VR headsets, casting an immersive aural landscape that draws you deeper into the action. The Sonic Studio GUI also offers a range of EQ options, allowing you to tailor acoustics to suit personal preferences or the characteristics of your headset.

    *A head-related transfer function is an audio algorithm derived from sound data recorded through a dummy head.  Test tones are played from a spherical grid around the dummy head to obtain subtle changes in sounds that come from different directions.  The results are combined into an algorithm that allows Sonic Studio's virtual surround to process sound true to life.

    Easily assign different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser audio to headphones and game audio to speakers.

    • music
      players

    • games

    • voip
      app

    • video
      players

    • music
      players

    • games

    • voip
      app

    • video
      players

    Easily assign different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser audio to headphones and game audio to speakers.

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    Sonic Radar III

    The new Sonic Radar III has an evolved audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you — and we've even added an on-screen arrow to help you pinpoint the enemy's position instantly! See the origin of key in-game sounds and hone your enemy-pinpointing skills. Plus the new Audio Boost feature provides filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!

    • Improved Audio Algorithm

      The new Sonic Radar III audio algorithm is now even more accurate, allowing you to pinpoint enemies with better accuracy
    • 3D Engine

      Sonic Radar III is built around an all-new HUD, with an in-game 3D arrow for a more intuitive experience.
    • Audio Boost

      The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly.
    • Audio Radar

      Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos.

    networking

    INTEL Gigabit Ethernet

    More throughput and less processing equals faster online play

    Strix X299-E Gaming features the very latest Intel® Ethernet Controller I219-V for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so there's more power for your game and your gameplay.

    LOWER CPU WORKLOAD

    HIGH TCP & UDP THROUGHPUT

    VROC

    UPGRADE YOU RAID

    Unlock the Strix X299-E Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC) feature with the addition of an ASUS Hyper M.2 X16 Card; then to attach up to four PCIe® 3.0 x16 M.2 drives — for total bandwidth of up to 128GB/s! With VROC, your RAID arrays are easily configured to be bootable, and traditional DMI bottlenecks are eliminated so your storage is not held back by other traffic — perfect for busy scratch drives and content libraries!

    Total Bandwidth up to 128GB/s!

    2x2 Wi-Fi with MU MIMO

    ONBOARD WI-FI WITH TRANSFER SPEEDS UP TO 867MBPS

    Next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas offer up to 867Mbps* transfer speeds — and the very latest Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology ensures that every connected user** experiences the best wireless and online speeds!

    * Actual speed varies, and Wi-Fi hotspot feature operates at 802.11a/b/g/n. Windows 10 does not currently support Wi-Fi hotspot functionality.


    ** Requires MU-MIMO-ready client.

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    GAMEFIRST IV

    TEAM UP TO BANISH LAG

    GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.

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    INTEL OPTANE

    INTEL OPTANE READY

    Intel Optane™ is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by Strix X299-E Gaming. Intel Optane memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.

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    guardian

    PROCOOL POWER CONNECTOR

    ASUS ProCool is the power connector reinvented! Compared with traditional power connectors, ProCool connectors ensure an exceptionally close and secure connection with the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming motherboard. This design is stronger, and also benefits power efficiency: the flush connection enables lower impedance and better heat dissipation, allowing cooler operating temperature.

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    LANGuard

    Pumped-up throughput, Best surge protection

    LANGuard means safer, more reliable connections for your battles! Advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounting processes join forces to protect your connection and to deliver pumped-up throughput to your Strix X299-E Gaming. In addition, electrostatically guarded and surge-protected components (ESD Guards) provide 1.9X-greater tolerance to static electricity and 2.5X-greater protection (up to 15KV) against surges!

    Surface-mounted
    capacitors

    EMI Cover

    ROG Strix
    Gives you more

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    Stay in the game

    Overwolf

    The clever unobtrusive overlay that keeps you in the game, so you can browse, email, IM, stream or record while you play, and all dressed up in color-matched ROG skins to show you're part of an elite pack — quickly to be available downloaded fromon Overwolf's app store!

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    Image your drives, the smart way

    ROG Clone Drive

    All-new ROG Clone Drive is the smart, convenient cloning solution that quickly and efficiently replicates hard drives or SSDs. Clone Drive is so smart that it can clone one drive to two target drives at the same time, or image any file from your disk at breakneck speeds.

    3d Printing
    Friendly

    MAKE IT YOUR OWN

    ASUS is the first motherboard manufacturer to support 3D printing, making it easy to customize your motherboard's appearance and improve system performance with a range of printable parts.

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    3D-printable accessories

    As system parts are visible in custom PC builds, make yours stand out from the competition with 3D-printed accessories.

    2-Way SLI HB bridge cover

    Clip the cover onto the PCB SLI HB bridge to add style to your build. Multiple form factors available, including eATX, ATX, mATX.

    Fan grille

    Add a little extra style to your build.

    Cable Combs

    Keep cables organized. 3D design files are available for 24-pin, 8-pin, 8 + 6-pin, 6-pin and 4-pin PSU connectors.

    ROG FONTS

    Use ROG font files to customize your build.

    ROG KEYCHAIN

    Print a 3D keychain and show your ROG passion to the world!

    Guide to Start Printing

    • download

      Select the 3D source files you want to download.

      download
    • Personalize

      Adjust size or shape, add text or change other attributes.

      play

      Watch tutorial

    • Print

      Use your own printer, or visit a local vendor or ASUS store with Shapeways.

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    • Setup

      Easily assemble and fit your 3D-printed parts using M.2 nuts or existing case mounts.

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      Watch tutorial

    The power of Intel

    Intel Core X Series processors for LGA 2066 (R4) socket

    Intel Core X Series processors (6 core above): 4-channel (8-DIMM), 44/28 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. Intel Core X Series processors (4 core): 2-channel (4-DIMM), 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.

    Intel® X299 chipset

    The Intel X299 chipset supports LGA 2066-socket Intel Core X Series processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, X299 provides a maximum 10 USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, 8 SATA 6Gbps ports and 32Gbps M.2 support for faster data retrieval.