The AORUS X299 enthusiast motherboards are faster and more powerful. 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.
Multi-light zones are equipped with high brightness RGB LEDs, namely the CPU, Memory, Armor, Audio, PCI-Express and Accent LED PCH Overlay. When it's all set and done, your system will shine like never before.
With the 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.
Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
AORUS brings even more color and life to your system with an Accent LED PCH Overlay. This overlay complements the RGB Fusion technology in AORUS motherboards adding more flare and style to your gaming machine. With the swappable overlay users can utilize different patterns and designs to make their system their own.
ESS SABRE DAC
AORUS AMP-UP Audio now offers ESS SABRE with a DAC that adopts the concept of a high-end audiophile sound system design into a micro system within the motherboard. It provides a pure yet powerful sound, resonating classical orchestra or blasts in your virtual warzone.
Smart headphone AMP
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.
Smart Fan 5
With 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.
Triple NVMe PCIe x4 M.2 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.
1 x CPU , 8 x DIMM 288-pin , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 , 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode) , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode)
SATA-600 -connectors: 8 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 , PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 1 x M.2
2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 , 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 , 1 x USB-C Gen2 , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack , 1 x TOSLINK , 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse
4 x USB 2.0 - header , 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 - header , 1 x Thunderbolt - header , 1 x SPDIF out - header , 1 x audio - header , 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 - header
24-pin main power connector, 2 x 8-pin ATX12V connectors