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Regular Price $459.99
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Warranty: 60 Days Warranty
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  • SKU: MX67928
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  • Part #: X299 AORUS ULTRA GAM
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Product Info

X299 Series Gaming Ultra Motherboard For Intel® LGA 2066 CPUs

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AORUS X299 Gaming Ultra Motherboards Exceed Expectations

featureThe AORUS X299 enthusiast motherboards are faster and more powerful than any motherboard the world has ever seen. With an aggressively redesigned armor and thermal heatsinks its sure to turn heads and catch eyes. Performance is no stranger to AORUS, with exotic cooling and an ability to be tuned to peak performance AORUS motherboards will exceed expectations.

Intel® X299 HEDT Chipset Goes Further than Ever!

featureThis 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 all the best features of the X299 Chipset.

Enhanced Performance: Fueled By OPTANE™ Memory

featureOriginally called 3D Xpoint™, Intel® Optane™ will boost your Storage beyond traditional bandwidth limitations into a whole new category of data transfer performance!

The AORUS 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.

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

Do More With Your Fastest Cores
Direct your most critical workloads to your processor’s fastest cores with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 is a combination of software and hardware that delivers more than 15% better single-threaded performance. Now available on select Intel® Core™ X-series processor family for Intel® X299 platforms.

Features

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  • Supports Intel® Core™ X-series Processor Family
  • Quad Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 8 DIMMs, DDR4400+(OC)
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • Intel® VROC ready
  • ASMedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-C™ and Type-A
  • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Header
  • 3-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design
  • Server-Class Digital Power Design
  • ALC1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone AMP and WIMA audio capacitor
  • Sound BlasterX 720°, the top-of-the-line audio engine solution for 4K gaming and entertainment
  • RGB FUSION support Digital LED and RGBW Light Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Triple Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface and Thermal Guard
  • NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 U.2 support by optional adaptor
  • Intel® GbE LAN Gaming Network with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • Precise Digital USB Fuse Design for Stronger Protection
  • Anti-Sulfur Resistor Design
  • Ultra Durable™ 25KV ESD and 15KV Surge LAN Protection
  • Lightning-Fast Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 AIC Support
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™
  • APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities

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LED LIGHTING

RGB FUSION: Set the Color that Matches Your Style
featureAORUS' X299 series motherboards boast the most advanced LED system in the market today. With more customizability than ever and an intuitive UI, you’ll have a blast making your AORUS your own. LED enthusiasts now have even more options with the ability to customize multiple zones. For a more functional use, the bright and vibrant LEDs can be configured to display the PC’s temperature or load. For even more LED goodness RGBW strips are now supported for more true and vibrant whites.

RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs
With AORUS X299 Motherboards, RGB Fusion is even better with Digital LEDs.* RGB Fusion offers users the option to control onboard and external LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion on X299 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Digital LED support. With onboard options and external digital LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

AORUS Gaming Motherboards will support either 5v or 12v digital LED strips. RGB Fusion with Digital LEDs comes with 9 new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
*Digital LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Digital LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

Surround Lighting
Now offering more LED customizations than ever, users can truly adapt their PC to represent their lifestyle. With full RGB support and a redesigned RGB Fusion application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

RGB Fusion (Advanced mode)
With the all new RGB Fusion software, users have access to different preset LED lighting configurations with choice of colors. You can even set the LEDs to synchronize with your favorite music or have them change colors to indicate the CPU temperature.

For true lighting experts there is an Advanced Mode, which can be fully customized by individual area with its own effects and color transitions, along with specific duration and transition times.

GIGABYTE RGB Fusion APP

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Don't just make your PC shine, make it a work of art that friends will envy. With the GIGABYTE RGB Fusion mobile app users can watch as they control the lighting within their gaming PC. This gives users ease of access as they try and adjust colors and speeds for different modes, all this can be achieved away from the keyboard and monitor of their PC.

Also Supports RGBW & UV Light Strips
Independently Programmable Onboard Pin Header for RGBW/-UV LED Strips
Not bright enough? You can install standard 12V external RGB, RGBW or RGB/UV light strips on the RGBW pin header and control its color from the RGB Fusion software. Using a RGBW light strip with a dedicated white LED, users will experience brighter and more vibrant shades of colors.

When using RGB/UV LED strips, users can give their systems a fluorescent glow with the use of UV reactive liquid, neon braided cables, and acrylic paint for a wicked-looking gaming PC.

No need to worry when choosing light strips as AORUS motherboards support a wide variety of RGBW/-UV light strips on the market thanks to the RGB Fusion software that allows users to redefine the pin location for the R/G/B Signal.

AUDIO SUBSYSTEM

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ALC 1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp
The ALC1220 is a high-performance multi-channel High Definition Audio Codec with up to 120dB SNR for crystal clear audio and features such as Smart Headphone Amp, 114dB SNR recording for precise voice chats and hardware decoding of DSD128, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.

Smart Headphone AMP

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Automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, whether earbuds or high-end headphones to provide optimal audio dynamics—preventing issues such as low volume and distortion.

Creative SoundBlaster 720° Audio
Creative’s latest top-of-the-line audio engine takes your PC audio to the next level. These comprehensive tools backed by leading technology and algorithms in audio will enrichen your experience, whether it’s streaming, gaming, listening to music, or other entertainment needs.

Scout Radar
Expand your vision with the world’s first smart gaming companion that enables you not only to hear your enemies from further away but also to visualize and see where enemies are on the radar through your mobile device.

Scout Mode
This proprietary technology allows you to hear your enemies from further away, giving you a distinct tactical advantage.

COOLING

Smart Fan 5
featureWith Smart Fan 5 users can ensure that their gaming PC can maintain its performance while staying cool. Smart Fan 5 allows users to interchange their fan headers to reflect different thermal sensors at different locations on the motherboard. Not only that, with Smart Fan 5 more hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been introduced to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly.

Fan Stop
Achieve fan silence. With Fan Stop map any fan to stop completely when temperatures drop below a specified threshold. Which fan stops, based on readings from which sensor, and at what temperature; it can be customized to your liking.

System Information Viewer
GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system’s behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.

PERFORMANCE

Server-Class Digital Power Design
AORUS X299 series motherboards use an all digital CPU power design from International Rectifier® which includes both 4th Generation digital PWM Controllers and industry-leading 3rd Gen PowIRstage® controllers. These 100% digital controllers offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from their new Intel® Core™ X-series CPUs.

IR Digital PWM & IR PowIRstage® ICs
This new generation of IR® digital power controllers and PowIRstage® ICs feature Isense technology, which provide more precise current sensing accuracy. This helps evenly distribute the thermal loading between the PowIRstage® ICs, preventing the overheating of each individual PowIRstage®, resulting in longer lifespan and better reliability.

Server Level Chokes
AORUS X299 series motherboards feature Server Level Chokes:

  • Server level reliability
  • High current capacity
  • New design reduces heat created by power loss and provides efficient power delivery to CPU VRM area

Turbo B-Clock

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Built-in Advanced Performance Tuning IC
Turbo B-Clock Tuning IC in the X299 series motherboards enable overclockers to have the ability to change their BCLK frequency to a desired value of their choice. With the new linear range adjustment option of the Tuning IC, ranges from 90MHz to 500MHz are now possible, so that overclockers are not limited to the 5% ranges of traditional straps.

CPU PEG bus, chipset PCIe bus and DMI bus (link between CPU and chipset) have the ability to change from default of 100MHz linearly up to 200MHz synchronously.
Turbo B-Clock overclocking range may vary according to CPU, chipset and used devices capabilities.

Immersive VR Gaming Experiencesfeature

Good VR requires more performance than Full HD graphics for a steady 90FPS or greater. Only Gaming PCs can provide the best VR experiences due to the requirements of high end Graphics, Multi Core CPU Processing Power and DDR4 RAM.

Recommended minimums for a VR Gaming PC with this motherboard:

  • CPU: Intel® X-Series Socket LGA 2066 Processor
  • Memory: 8GB RAM or greater
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD RX 480 or greater
  • USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports + 1x USB 2.0 port or greater
  • OS: Windows® 10 64-bit

To create a seamless VR experience AORUS Motherboards offer the best features to make your virtual reality feel like your actual reality. With technologies such as NVMe support via M.2 or U.2 and a one piece metal shielding to brace for heavier discrete graphics cards it's obvious that AORUS has the tools you need to start your journey in VR. To set the mood AORUS Motherboards include RGB Fusion to put you in the center of action.

Performance Fueled By Optane

The AORUS X299 Platform is the first enthusiast platform that supports Intel’s latest Optane technology. Optane fuels storage performance by acting as a cache drive giving users a significant boost compared to traditional mechanical drives.

Triple NVMe PCIe x4 M.2 Slots with Thermal Guard
With a high-end platform that is already so feature-filled triple M.2 support is a rarity. AORUS Gaming Motherboards has focused on delivering this technology to enthusiasts who want to maximize their system’s potential. With Triple M.2s available on the X299 AORUS Gaming Series, configuring RAID Arrays have never been simpler.

Triple M.2 Thermal Guard
With durability in mind, GIGABYTE provides a thermal solution for M.2 drives—Thermal Guard. The M.2 Thermal Guard prevents throttling and bottlenecks from M.2 devices as it helps to reduce and dissipate heat before it becomes an issue.

U.2 Adaptor (NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4) NVMe Performance for PCIe SSDs
The new Intel 750 series SSDs offer an incredible increase in performance over SATA drives. Using the NVMe protocol which takes advantage of the fast bandwidth of PCIe Gen3 x4 lanes (32 Gb/s), the drives are a clear advantage for users looking to boot their OS faster, load their games in a flash and access large files without waiting.

By implementing the U.2 Adaptor to support the 2.5" Intel 750 Series drive, AORUS ensures that the users can benefit from the best performance.
Note : U.2 Adaptor is purchased separately. SSDs and cables not included.

DDR4 RAM

Support for DDR4 XMP Up to 4400MHz and Beyond
AORUS is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 4400MHz and beyond. All users need to do to attain this performance boost is to ensure that their memory module is XMP capable and that the XMP function is activated and enabled on their AORUS motherboard.

What is XMP?
DDR4 memory modules are available at a stock frequency of 2,133MHz, but as frequency tweaking requires a considerable amount of effort and knowledge, memory vendors encode XMP profiles which can automatically modify the timings of the supported memory modules to work with your CPU and to achieve increased performance.
* XMP Profile support may vary depending on memory modules used.

Broad DDR4 Compatibility with Support List of 1000+ DDR4 Validated!
AORUS partners very closely with memory vendors from around the world to ensure that modules offered by popular memory brands are compatible with AORUS Motherboards. AORUS has verified over 1000+ different modules to ensure performance in a AORUS built system.

Bios

Refreshed BIOS Easy, Smart, and Friendly
The BIOS is essential for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings. With a new GUI and easier to use functionalities, GIGABYTE has been able to reinvent the BIOS to give users a better experience while setting up their new system.

GIGABYTE APP Center

The GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to a wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to easily launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system, check related updates online, and download the latest apps, drivers, and BIOS.

EasyTune™
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

Overclocking to Boost Your Frame Rates
Get the highest levels of performance from your PC with easy-to-use GIGABYTE overclocking features.

3D OSD
3D OSD automatically detects and displays your system information during games, allowing you to easily get a hold of your system information without switching between screens.

Connectivity

Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Networking
Intel® GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in crowded LAN environments.

PURE SPEED: AORUS Extreme USB 3.1 Motherboards
The ASMEDIA 3142 USB 3.1 controller utilizes 2 PCIe Gen3 lanes, offering a total of up to 16 Gb/s, which means you have extra bandwidth to take full control of the 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 ports. With twice the bandwidth compared to its previous generation, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and 3.0, the much improved USB 3.1 protocol is available over the new reversible USB Type-C™ and the traditional USB Type-A connector for better compatibility over a wider range of devices.

Ultra Durable

GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket
Ultra Durable™ Memory Armor
AORUS' exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion and twist, plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.

Start Sulfurization Protection
Sulfur compounds in the air can penetrate tiny onboard resistors creating chemical change and causing these resistors to open or short. If either of these occurs the motherboard will fail to function. By equipping resistors with an Anti-Sulfur Design GIGABYTE gives Ultra Durable Motherboards a whole new meaning.

Software

XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster: Cast Your Game Anytime, Anywhere

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Now set up your stage and share the greatest gaming moments with XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster! Fully optimized social media integration is ready for real-time chats—keeping you notified yet focused in the game. It takes just one click to stream your gameplay to Twitch. Host your game like a pro!
*Free 1 year XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster Premium License included with purchase.

TriDef® SmartCam | Custom Stream Modding
To facilitate being the full streaming solution each AORUS motherboard includes TriDef® SmartCam software, you are now able to remove backgrounds without the hassle of using a green screen. Through the SmartCam application you can now apply live filters, and fully control your background, not only while streaming, but also through other video applications such as Skype.
*Free 1 month TriDef® SmartCam License.

EasyTune™
GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

Overclocking to Boost Your Frame Rates
Get the highest levels of performance from your PC with easy-to-use GIGABYTE overclocking features.

3D OSD
3D OSD automatically detects and displays your system information during games, allowing you to easily get a hold of your system information without switching between screens.

WTFast

WTFast is a Gamers Provate Network (GPN), which optimises and improves your connection from end to end.

  • Emjoy a 14 day free seemless connection to any game server in the world
  • Experience up to 60% overall connection improvement
  • Receive Free unlimited access to PC Gaming Launchpad, 800+ MMO Games
  • Monitor your Gaming Ping and Connection Stats continuously

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I/O Ports

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Specifications

CPU Support Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series CPUs for Socket 2066
Chipset Intel® X299 Express Chipset
   
Memory 8x DIMM DDR4-2400/2133 Unbuffered Memory, 128GB Max RAM (8x 16GB) Stock clocked RAM

Supports Overclocked DDR4-4400, 4333, 4266, 4133, 4000, 3866, 3800, 3733, 3666, 3600, 3466, 3400, 3333, 3300, 3200, 3000, 2800 & 2666MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered RAM

Quad Channel Memory Architecture

Support for 512GB (8x 64GB) of ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx4/2Rx4 memory modules (in non-ECC mode). Support for non-ECC Un-buffered memory modules. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

   
Integrated Graphics Intel® Integrated Graphics not Supported by X299 Chipset
Multi-GPU Support With CPUs with at least 28x PCIe Lanes: Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ & 3-Way / 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™

Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ & 3-Way / 2-Way AMD CrossFire™

Expansion Slots 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, 2)
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1*, 2)
*The PCIEX4_1 slot shares bandwidth with the M2M_32G connector. The PCIEX4_1 slot becomes unavailable when a device is installed in the M2M_32G connector.
   
Storage 8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors w/ support for RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10

1x M.2 connector: Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support (M2P_32G*)

1x M.2 connector: Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support (M2M_32G)

1x M.2 connector: Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support (M2Q_32G)
* The M2M_32G connector must work with an Intel® VROC Upgrade Key to support RAID configuration

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Intel® VROC ready
   
USB Support X299 Chipset + 2 ASMedia® USB 3.1 Gen 2 Controllers:
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port on back panel
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port via internal USB header

X299 Chipset+Realtek® Hub:
4x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports on back panel
4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports on back panel

X299 Chipset:
4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports via internal USB headers
4x USB 2.0/1.1 ports via internal USB headers
   
LAN 1x Intel® Gigabit LAN port
   
Audio Realtek® ALC1220 codec:
Sound BlasterX 720° Sound
High Definition Audio
2 / 4 / 5.1 / 7.1 Channel Audio
S/PDIF Out
   
Graphics Cards Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 3-Way/2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
* Supported when using a 44-lane or 28-lane CPU.

Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way /2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
* Supported when using a 44-lane or 28-lane CPU.

   
Back Panel I/O Ports 1x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
4x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
4x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
1x RJ-45 port
6x 3.5mm audio jacks:
(Center / Subwoofer, Rears, Sides, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
   
Internal I/O Connectors 1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1x CPU fan header
1x water cooling CPU fan header
4x system fan headers
1x system fan/water cooling pump heade
r 1x 3 Amp fan/water cooling pump header
1x digital LED strip header
1x digital LED strip power select jumper
2x RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable headers
3x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1x Intel® VROC Upgrade Key header
1x front panel header
1x front panel audio header
1x S/PDIF Out header
1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 header
2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 headers
2x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector
1x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
1x power button
1x OC button
2x temperature sensor headers
1x Clear CMOS jumper
   
I/O Controller iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Overheating warning
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control*
* Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
   
Special Features Support for Q-Flash

Support for Xpress Install

Support for APP Center:
3D OSD
@BIOS
AutoGreen
BIOS Setup
Color Temperature
Cloud Station
EasyTune
Easy RAID
Fast Boot
Game Boost
ON/OFF Charge
Platform Power Management
RGB Fusion
Smart Backup
Smart Keyboard
Smart TimeLock
Smart HUD
System Information Viewer
USB Blocker
V-Tuner
   
BIOS 2x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
   
Form Factor ATX Form Factor: 305 x 244mm
Weight N/A
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