The ASUS PRIME X299-DELUXE is the prime choice for prosumers and content creators with 1-click overclocking from 5-Way Optimization, ASUS Pro Clock Technology, and multiple GPU support featuring SafeSlot protection.
Maximize connectivity speeds with Thunderbolt3, U.2 and Dual M.2, front-panel USB 3.1, Dual Intel® Gigabit LAN, and on-board 802.11AD/AC WIFI.
ASUS Prime X299-Deluxe is the ATX motherboard that has been expertly engineered for professional content creators and power users who work hard by day and play harder by night. This powerful, innovative board puts a friendly face on advanced enthusiast st controls, enabling you to maximize performance, cooling and personalization with ease. So, if you live to create, to explore, to enjoy and to push the boundaries, look no further than Prime X299-Deluxe. Infused with the essential gaming spirit, this motherboard is hungry for high-performance Intel® Core™ X Series processors – and ready to satisfy your desire for X299.
This new X299 High End Desktop Chipset does more than previous Intel® performance chipsets so you can build a better Workstation or the ultimate Gaming Rig. Supporting new X-Series Intel® Processors on Socket LGA 2066, this Motherboard has the best features of the X299 Chipset.
Originally called 3D Xpoint™, Intel® Optane™ will boost your Storage beyond traditional bandwidth limitations into a whole new category of data transfer performance!
The ROG Strix X299 Platform is the first enthusiast platform that supports Intel's latest Optane™ memory technology. Optane™ Memory fuels storage performance by acting as the fastest cache drive giving users a significant boost compared to traditional non-cached mechanical drives.
Outshine your competition. A well-tuned enthusiast system deserves a matching aesthetic. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lightning control with a variety of functional presents for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB headers and it can be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.
* Visit the ASUS Aura microsite to learn more about Aura Sync
TPU: CPU Performance Boost
Unleash your PC's full performance with the ASUS AI Suite 3 utility. A TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is the intelligence behind our automated system-tuning utility, offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats, and adjust overclock parameters for optimal performance.
EPU: All-round Energy Efficiency
With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU), you will enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode-a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.
Fan Xpert 4: Flexible Cooling Controls for Air or Liquid
With Prime X299-Deluxe you have comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and even all-in-one (AIO) coolers, via either Fan Xpert 4 or our award-winning UEFI. Whether you are cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There is also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum-keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.
Cooler by Design
Prime X299-Deluxe features the most comprehensive cooling controls ever, configurable viva Fan Xpert 4 of the UEFI BIOS.
Multiple Temperature Sources
Each header can be set to monitor and react to three user-configurable thermal sensors, for workload based cooling. All easily managed by Fan Xpert 4 or UEFI.
A dedicated header that can supply over 3A to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps.
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
4-pin PWM/DC Fan
Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
Bundled Fan Extension Card
Includes three additional DC or PWM fan headers, plus three thermal-probe headers.
A dedicated integrated circuit that protects each fan header from over-temperature and over-current.
Media-acclaimed UEFI BIOS
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, the EZ and Advanced Modes help you find your way, quickly and easily
EZ Tuning Wizard
Quickly apply a CPU overclock to improve system performance, or configure a RAID array for faster data retrieval and backups.
Quickly discover tuning options and add preferred tools to the list.
OC Design-ASUS Pro Clock II Technology
A dedicated base-clock generator that extends CPU and memory overclocking margins. This custom solution works in tandem with the TPU to enhance voltage and base-clock overclocking control, providing the flexibility to extract every ounce of performance from Intel® Core™ X-series processors.
Connect Everything, Ultra-fast M.2
Speed up with onboard M.2 up to 32 Gbps.
With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, providing fast access to data.
Keep your SSD cooler - Prime X299-Deluxe has an ultra-efficient heatsink to reduce M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C – and that means optimal storage performance and improved SSD longevity.
Join the NVMe revolution - The revolutionary specification that lets your SSDs scream at top speed. Just attach your chosen drive with plug-and-play ease to experience data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gbps-and free up a PCIe slot for another expansion card.
Intel Optane Memory Ready
Intel Optane™ is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by Prime X299-Deluxe. Intel Optane memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.
USB 3.1 Gen 2 Front-panel Connector
Future-proof connectivity - Running at PCIe 3.0 x2 speeds, the Prime X299-Deluxe's front panel USB 3.1 connector is ready for next-gen PC cases and devices.
USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A & Type-C
Ultimate-speed 10Gbps with USB 3.1 onboard - With backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A™ and reversible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ ports, you'll experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps.
ThunderboltEX 3 Card
Experience blistering Thunderbolt™ 3 speeds and any-way-up connectivity.
ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 is an Intel-certified Thunderbolt™ 3 add-on card included with the Prime X299-Deluxe to enable breathtaking bi-directional speeds of up to 40Gbps through a single cable – up to 4X faster than other PC data-transfer protocols. Beyond sheer bandwidth, Thunderbolt™ 3 supports daisy-chaining up to six devices; utilizes a Type-C reversible connector for compatibility with the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C devices; and supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W.
Fastest onboard Wi-Fi up to 4.6 Gbps.
Prime X299-Deluxe is engineered with the very latest 802.11ad (WiGig) Wi-Fi for ultrafast, lag–free wireless connections of up to 4.6Gbps, delivering smooth streaming of 4K UHD video and faster, slicker VR experiences!
Dual Intel Ethernet
More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiences - Prime X299-Deluxe features the latest Intel Ethernet. Intel's LAN has the advantage of reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput for faster, smoother data transfer.
Protect your Graphics Card Investment - SafeSlot is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates the slot with fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.
Realtek codec and unique design features for pristine, powerful audio.
Prime X299-Deluxe utilizes a unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek – the Realtek S1220A. It also features an unprecedented 120dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line-out and a 113dB SNR for the line-in, providing pristine audio quality. Additionally, a new impedance-sensing circuit automatically adjusts gain to ensure the optimal volume range for your headphones.
Crystal Sound 3
Flawless audio that makes you part of the game - Reduces power-input noise to ensure consistent performance.
Separates analog/digital signal domains, significantly reducing multi-lateral interference.
Separate layer for left and right tracks. Ensures minimal crosstalk between audio paths.
Capable of driving high-impedance headphones, without rolling-off high or low frequencies.
Reduces start-up popping noise to all audio outputs
Premium Japanese-made Audio Capacitors
Premium parts provide an immersive sound signature, with exceptional fidelity.
Exclusive 3D Mount of 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 nameplates and cable covers.
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!
Intel Core X Series processors for LGA 2066 (R4) socket
Intel Core X-series processors (6-core and 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.
|CPU Support||Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series CPUs for Socket 2066|
|Memory||Intel® Core™ X-series Processors (6-core above):
8 x DIMM, Max. 128GB, DDR4 4000(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Intel® Core™ X-series Processors (4-core):
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 4000(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
|Integrated Graphics||Intel® Integrated Graphics not Supported by X299 Chipset|
|Multi-GPU Support||Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™, 3-Way, 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™, 3-Way AMD CrossFireX™
|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)
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
28-Lane CPU- Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family:
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x8)
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x4 mode)
16-Lane CPU- Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors Family:
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (max at x2 mode)
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 (x1 mode)
|Storage||Intel® X299 Chipset:
1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280 storage devices support (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
1 x M.2 x4 Socket 3, with M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
7 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)
1 x U.2 port
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology enterprise 5.1 for X-Series(6-core and above) CPU RAID
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
|USB Support||ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller:
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (1 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 controller:
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (Type-A + USB Type-C™)
Intel® X299 Chipset:
5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (1 at back panel, 4 at mid-board)
Intel® X299 Chipset:
6 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, 2 at mid-board)
ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 1 Hub:
3 x USB port(s) (3 at back panel)
|LAN||Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), featuring Turbo LAN
Intel® I211-AT, 1 x Gigabit LAN, featuring Turbo LAN
Dual Gigabit LAN controllers- 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) appliance
ASUS Turbo LAN Utility
|Wireless Data Network||Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac+ WiGig 802.11ad
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz+ 60GHz
Up to 4600Mbps transfer speed
|Audio||Realtek® ALC S1220A 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Impedance sense for front and rear headphone outputs
- Internal audio Amplifier to enhance the highest quality sound for headphone and speakers
- Supports: Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
- DTS Connect
- DTS Headphone:X
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
|Back Panel I/O Ports||2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB Type-CTM
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
4 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+ WiGig 802.11ad and Bluetooth v4.1)
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x Aura Addressable Strip Header(s)
1 x AAFP connector
1 x Aura RGB Strip Header
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 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)
7 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 W_PUMP+ connector
1 x AIO_PUMP connector
1 x Thunderbolt header(s)
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 EZ XMP switch
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector) (Chassis intrusion header is inbuilt)
1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS button(s)
1 x U.2 connector
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector
1 x CPU_OV jumper
|I/O Controller||iTE® I/O Controller Chip|
OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock Technology
|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|
|Operating System||Windows® 10 64-bit|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor: 30.5 x 24.4 cm (12" x 9.6")|