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PRIME X299-A Motherboard

PRIME X299-A Motherboard
Mfr PN: 90MB0U40-M0AAY0
Our PN: ASUN5450057
Manufacturer: ASUS
Platform(s): Win

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Quick Overview

Intel LGA 2066 ATX motherboard with M.2 Heatsink, DDR4 4000MHz, Dual M.2, Intel VROC support, SATA 6Gb/s, Front-panel USB 3.1 Gen 2 connector. **** ITEM ONLY FOR SALE WITH A CUSTOM COMPUTER ****

5-Way Optimization: One-click, system-wide tuning, delivering optimized overclocks and intelligent cooling for CPU or GPU-intensive tasks.

Industry-leading cooling options: Comprehensive controls for fans and water pumps, via Fan Xpert 4 software or the acclaimed ASUS UEFI.

 

M.2 heatsink: Ultra-efficient heatsink reduces M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C for unthrottled SSD storage speeds and enhanced reliability.

 

Aura Sync: Controllable onboard RGB lighting that’s easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

 

CPU

Intel® Socket 2066 Core™ X-Series Processors

* The Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types

* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

 

Chipset

Intel® X299

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

** Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.

 

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology

Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI™ Technology

Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology

Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

 

Expansion Slots

44-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x16/x8)

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

28-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x8, x16/x8/x1) *4

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

16-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x8/x1) *4

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

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)

8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)

Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), featuring Turbo LAN

ASUS Turbo LAN Utility

ASUS LAN Guard

 

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

 

Audio Feature :

- DTS Connect

- DTS Headphone:X

- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

- Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference

- Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals

- Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

- Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs

- EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality

Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality

USB Ports

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 :

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

Intel® X299 Chipset :

8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)

Intel® X299 Chipset :

4 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)

Special Features

OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock II Technology

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :

- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo Core App

AURA :

- Aura RGB Strip Headers

- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices

ASUS Exclusive Features :

- USB BIOS Flashback®

- MemOK!

- AI Suite 3

- Ai Charger

- Onboard Button : Power

- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface

- Turbo LAN

- Crystal Sound 3

File Transfer

- Cloud GO!

- File Transfer

ASUS EZ DIY :

- ASUS EZ Flash 3

- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback®

- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

- Multi-language BIOS

ASUS Q-Design :

- ASUS Q-Shield

- ASUS Q-Code

- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED, HDD LED)

- ASUS Q-Slot

- ASUS Q-DIMM

- ASUS Q-Connector

Gaming Aesthetics :

- 3D printing friendly

- AURA-RGB Lighting

M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)

Back I/O Ports

1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM

4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1

2 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)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x AAFP connector

2 x Aura RGB Strip Header

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)

1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 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)

8 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 AIO_PUMP connector

1 x W_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 System panel(s) (Q-Connector)

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 Clear CMOS jumper(s)

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector

1 x CPU_OV jumper

Accessories

User's manual

ASUS Q-Shield

1 x Vertical M.2 bracket set

4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

1 x M.2 Screw Package

1 x Supporting DVD

1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)

1 x Q-Connector

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

Support Disc

Drivers

ASUS Utilities

EZ Update

Anti-virus software (OEM version)

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor

12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Note

1. PCIEX4_1 max. at x1 mode, PCIEX4_2 max. at x4 mode

2. SATA6G_5/6/7/8 share bandwidth with PCIEX4_2.

3. PCIEX1_1 shares bandwidth with Front USB 3.1 GEN 2

4. PCIEX16_3 share bandwidth with PCIEX4_1 when using x28 or x16 lane CPU

 

Review

You're reviewing: PRIME X299-A Motherboard

Description

5-Way Optimization: One-click, system-wide tuning, delivering optimized overclocks and intelligent cooling for CPU or GPU-intensive tasks.

Industry-leading cooling options: Comprehensive controls for fans and water pumps, via Fan Xpert 4 software or the acclaimed ASUS UEFI.

 

M.2 heatsink: Ultra-efficient heatsink reduces M.2 SSD temperatures by up to 20°C for unthrottled SSD storage speeds and enhanced reliability.

 

Aura Sync: Controllable onboard RGB lighting that’s easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable hardware.

 

CPU

Intel® Socket 2066 Core™ X-Series Processors

* The Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 support depends on the CPU types

* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list

 

Chipset

Intel® X299

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

** Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.

 

Multi-GPU Support

Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ Technology

Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI™ Technology

Supports NVIDIA® 2-Way SLI™ Technology

Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology

Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™ Technology

 

Expansion Slots

44-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x16/x8)

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

28-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x8, x16/x8/x1) *4

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

16-Lane CPU-

3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x8/x8, x8/x8/x1) *4

2 x PCIe 3.0 x4 (max at x4 mode) *1

1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x1 *3

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)

8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s)

Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Start Technology

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

LAN

Intel® I219V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s), featuring Turbo LAN

ASUS Turbo LAN Utility

ASUS LAN Guard

 

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

 

Audio Feature :

- DTS Connect

- DTS Headphone:X

- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

- Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference

- Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals

- Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

- Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs

- EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality

Separate layer for left and right track, ensuring both sound deliver equal quality

USB Ports

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 :

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port(s) (Type-A + USB Type-CTM)

Intel® X299 Chipset :

8 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)

Intel® X299 Chipset :

4 x USB 2.0 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 2 at mid-board)

Special Features

OC Design - ASUS PRO Clock II Technology

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 :

- 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ VRM, Fan Xpert 4, and Turbo Core App

AURA :

- Aura RGB Strip Headers

- Aura Lighting Effects Synchronization with compatible ASUS ROG devices

ASUS Exclusive Features :

- USB BIOS Flashback®

- MemOK!

- AI Suite 3

- Ai Charger

- Onboard Button : Power

- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface

- Turbo LAN

- Crystal Sound 3

File Transfer

- Cloud GO!

- File Transfer

ASUS EZ DIY :

- ASUS EZ Flash 3

- ASUS USB BIOS Flashback®

- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode

- Multi-language BIOS

ASUS Q-Design :

- ASUS Q-Shield

- ASUS Q-Code

- ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED, HDD LED)

- ASUS Q-Slot

- ASUS Q-DIMM

- ASUS Q-Connector

Gaming Aesthetics :

- 3D printing friendly

- AURA-RGB Lighting

M.2 Onboard(The latest transfer technologies with up to 32Gb/s data transfer speeds)

Back I/O Ports

1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A + USB Type-CTM

4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1

2 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)

Internal I/O Ports

1 x AAFP connector

2 x Aura RGB Strip Header

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port(s)

1 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 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)

8 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 AIO_PUMP connector

1 x W_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 System panel(s) (Q-Connector)

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 Clear CMOS jumper(s)

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 front panel connector

1 x CPU_OV jumper

Accessories

User's manual

ASUS Q-Shield

1 x Vertical M.2 bracket set

4 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

1 x M.2 Screw Package

1 x Supporting DVD

1 x SLI HB BRIDGE(2-WAY-M)

1 x Q-Connector

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

Support Disc

Drivers

ASUS Utilities

EZ Update

Anti-virus software (OEM version)

Operating System

Windows® 10 64-bit

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor

12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

Note

1. PCIEX4_1 max. at x1 mode, PCIEX4_2 max. at x4 mode

2. SATA6G_5/6/7/8 share bandwidth with PCIEX4_2.

3. PCIEX1_1 shares bandwidth with Front USB 3.1 GEN 2

4. PCIEX16_3 share bandwidth with PCIEX4_1 when using x28 or x16 lane CPU

 

Review

You're reviewing: PRIME X299-A Motherboard