Core i7-E (5th Gen), ATX, DDR4, 2 x USB3.1, 8 x USB3, 8 x USB2, 8 x SATA3, 1 x SATAe, 1 x M.2, 1 x U.2, 4 x PCIe x16, 2 x PCIe x1, CrossFireX, SLI
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Order Code: ASU-X99A2
Manf.Code: X99-A II
ASUS 5X Protection SeriesIndustry-leading 5X Protection employs the finest components, excellent circuit design, and exacting standards to guarantee quality and long-term durability of your motherboard with all-round protection. For you, that means exceptional protection and stability for your build — the result of decades of engineering experience from the world's leading motherboard brand.
Intel 5th Generation i7 CPU Support (Socket 2011-3)This motherboard supports 5th-generation Intel Core i7 processors in the LGA2011-v3 package with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support 4-channel (8 DIMM) DDR4 memory and 40/28 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes.
Intel X99 Express ChipsetThe Intel X99 Express Chipset is a single-chipset design that supports socket LGA2011-v3 Intel Core i7 processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, X99 provides a maximum 6 USB 3.0 ports, 10 SATA 6Gbit/s ports for faster data retrieval.
Quad-Channel DDR4 3333+(OC) MHz SupportThe motherboard supports up to 128GB DDR4 memory that features data transfer rates of 3333+(OC) MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia and Internet applications.
ATXThis motherboard is an ATX motherboard with the dimensions of 30.5cm x 24.4cm. It will fit in any case that supports motherboard sizes of ATX or higher such as a Mid Tower case or larger.
U.2 32Gb/sUnlock the full potential of your storage with NVM Express (NVMe) the revolutionary specifcation that lets your SSDs scream at top speed. Just attach your drive to the built-in U.2 connector with plug and play ease to experience data-transfer speeds of up to 32Gb/s.
M.2 32Gb/sM.2 supports up to 32Gbit/s data-transfer speeds. It is the perfect choice for an operating system drive, making your whole PC work that much faster. It supports Intel Rapid Storage Technology to ensure even faster access to data, refresh applications automatically and awake from sleep in just seconds!
SATA Express 10Gb/sSATA Express provides up to 10Gbit/s data-transfer speeds resolving the higher bandwidth request in the near future. Current SSDs consume up to 550MB/s, which is close to saturation point for SATA 6Gbit/s connections. Backwardly compatible with up to two SATA drives, SATA Express is the next-generation connectivity standard — and ensures that you and your system won't get left behind.
USB 3.1 10Gb/sCompared to the 5Gb/s provided by traditional USB 3.0, the all-new USB 3.1's 10Gb/s offers twice the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than 30 seconds.
Intel NetworkingExperience a more fluid game with Intel i218 LAN. Intel i218 LAN is designed to deliver high performance when gaming, delivering more throughput than other solutions. Intel i218 LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This way, your CPU can be used more effectively and you can enjoy more FPS when gaming.
AMD CrossfireX Multi-GPU SupportAMD CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominating power, AMD CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system’s graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system’s graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.
NVIDIA SLI Multi-GPU TechnologyNVIDIA SLI technology is a revolutionary platform innovation that allows you to intelligently scale graphics performance by combining multiple NVIDIA graphics solutions in an SLI-Certified motherboard. Using proprietary software algorithms and dedicated scalability logic in each NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU), NVIDIA SLI technology delivers up to twice the performance (with 2 cards) and 2.8X the performance (with 3 cards) compared to a single graphics solution.
High Definition Audio DesignThe Realtek ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel high definition audio codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC. High Quality audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.
|Model Number||X99-A II|
|Dimensions||30.5cm x 24.4cm|
|Compatible Processors||Intel i7 Extreme Edition (Haswell-E)|
|Socket Type||LGA 2011-3|
|Chipset Type||X99 Express|
|RAM Installed / Max Capacity||0 MB / 128 GB Max|
|RAM Slots||8 x DDR4 DIMM|
|Supported RAM||DDR4 Non-ECC UDIMM|
|Supported RAM Speeds||3333(OC)/3000(OC)/2800(OC)/2666(OC)/2400(OC)/2133 Mhz|
|Supported Features||Intel XMP Support|
|Expansion Slots Total (Free)||3 x PCIe 3.0 x16
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports AMD CrossfireX (4-way)
Supports NVIDIA SLI (4-way)
|Ports Present & Quantity||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.1 (Type-A + Type-C)
4 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
|Ports Present & Quantity||1 x U.2 port
1 x AAFP connector
1 x RGB Header(s)
2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x SATA Express connector: , Compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports
1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)
8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (2 x 4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
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 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector
1 x DRCT header(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)
1 x CPU OV
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
1 x Water Pump header (4-pin)
1 x 14-1 pin TPM connector
1 x COM port header
|Intel X99 Express||6 x SATA 6Gb/s (RAID 0,1,5,10)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s
1 x SATA Express 10Gb/s
1 x M.2 (2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110) 10Gb/s (PCIE Mode)
1 x U.2 32Gb/s (PCIe x4 NVM Express)
|Ports||1 x LAN(RJ45) port|
|Features||8-Channel HD Audio
Crystal Sound 3
High quality 112 dB SNR
|Feature List||5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5
Fan Xpert 4
Turbo Core App
ASUS 5X Protection II :
ASUS LANGuard - 2.5X higher surge tolerance
ASUS Overvoltage Protection - World-class circuit-protecting power design
ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 8 Phase digital power design
ASUS DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Prevents damage from short circuits
ASUS Stainless-Steel Back I/O - 3X corrosion-resistance for greater durability
ASUS TPU :
ASUS EPU :
ASUS Digital Power Design :
Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design
Industry leading Digital 4 Phase DRAM Power Design
CPU Power Utility
DRAM Power Utility
ASUS Exclusive Features :
USB BIOS Flashback
AI Suite 3
M.2 & SATA Express
Onboard Button : Power/Reset
ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
USB 3.1 Boost
Crystal Sound 3
EZ XMP ASUS Exclusive Features
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
ASUS Fan Xpert 4
ASUS EZ DIY :
Precision Tweaker 2
ASUS O.C. Tuner
ASUS O.C. Profile
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS EZ Flash 3
ASUS USB BIOS Flashback
ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode
ASUS Q-Design :
ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)
Special Memory O.C. Design
AURA: RGB Lighting Control
Special Memory O.C. Design
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