Gigabyte® X299X AORUS MASTER Intel Motherboard

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WINGS OF EXCELLENCE
The falcon utilizes its powerful wings to soar through the skies and lock down its prey. The AORUS Core takes inspiration from the falcon’s aerodynamic wings, incorporating a multi-layered design which features wing shaped contours and also resembles the falcon’s high velocity ascension and dive through the skies. With sleek and metallic armor, the AORUS Core symbolizes advancement in technology with its futuristic style.

UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE
Powerful VRM design, memory OC capability, multiple PCIe and M.2 slots makes a full function board with possibility and scalability.

REENGINEERED THERMAL SOLUTION
As processors draws more power, RDs trying hard to keep VRM stays cool preventing it from throttle with efficient thermal solution. Along with SMART FAN 5, real time monitor temperatures changes and adjust fan speed accordingly, to keep certain level of performance without too much noise.

NEXT GENERATION CONNECTIVITY
A Flagship product needs to be future-proof so your system stays up-to-date with the latest technology. X299X AORUS MASTER provides all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed.

AESTHETICS RGB Fusion 2.0
With AORUS Motherboards, RGB Fusion 2.0 is even better with Addressable LEDs.* RGB Fusion 2.0 offers users the option to control onboard RGB and external RGB / Addressable LED light strips for their PC. Already feature filled with colors and patterns, RGB Fusion 2.0 on X299 Series AORUS Motherboards are now upgraded with Addressable LED support. With external Addressable LED strips*, where each LED is digitally addressable, users can experience even more patterns, styles, and illuminations.

AORUS Motherboards will support either 5v or 12v Addressable LED lighting strips and up to 300 LED lights. RGB Fusion 2.0 with Addressable LEDs comes with new patterns and various speed settings with more to come.
* Addressable LEDs are available only on select Motherboards, external LED Strips, Addressable LED Strips are not included with Motherboard purchase.

Multi-Zone Light Show Design
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 2.0 application, the user has complete control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard.

With an integrated intuitive user interface, the RGB Fusion 2.0 provides you a better solution for customizing the lighting effects across all supported devices. From motherboards, graphics cards to the peripheral products, you can personalize your gaming rig with your own style and show off your build by sharing the profiles. In addition, the new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.

HI-FI AUDIO SYSTEM- AS A BUILT-IN SOUND CARD
For Hi-Fi Audio Solution, can be grouped into 2 parts.
Audio Signal Process, not distorted digital signal go through ESS 9218 Sabre DAC for Digital/Analog converter with 130dB SNR, 112dB THD+N and supports higher impedance up to 600 Ω headphone. Further, audiophile grade capacitor and gold plated audio jack ensures the non-compensated audio performance. Audio Signal Optimization, TXC Oscillator provides precise time triggers to Digital-Analog Converters. WIMA Capacitors to deliver crystal and balanced sound.

True Hi-Fidelity Music (Digital Audio)
Provides surround sound audio and enables DSD music playback.

DTS :X® Ultra
Recreates an authentic, spatially accurate 3D audio experience for gaming over any headphones or speakers. Supports channel-based, scene based and object-based audio. Provides out-of-the-box calibration for a range of headphones and speakers. Provides post-processing enhancements and device level tuning for DTS® codecs.
DTS Sound Unbound* leverage Microsoft Spatial, enabling the the most believable, 3D audio experience for games. Immersion through DTS Headphone:X means in the sonic landscape, stationary and moving sounds can be heard from above, below or around the listener. Sounds pass around the listener with amazing externalization and accurate localization.
*DTS Sound Unbound needs the latest Windows fixes in the Windows 10, please upgrade your Windows 10 OS to Win10 Build 18898 or later versions.

ULTRA DURABLE
GIGABYTE is reputable for its durability and high quality manufacturing process. Needless to say, we use the best components we can find on the X299X AORUS MASTER and reinforce every slot to make each of them solid and durable.

GIGABYTE BIOS & APP CENTER
Good software goes hand in hand with perfect hardware. X299X AORUS MASTER bundled several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard.

SPECIFICATION

CPU

CPU Socket Socket 2066
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors Intel® Core™ i7-7800X and above X series processors/Intel® Core™ i9 X series processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA2066

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
6 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connector(s) 2 x Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 8 x SATA
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
3 x USB 2.0
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan
1 x Water Cooling CPU fan
4 x System fans
2 x System fan/water cooling pump
Thunderbolt Port(s) 1 x Thunderbolt™ AIC
TPM Header 1 x TPM
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
1 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2260/2280/22110)
2 x Addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
1 x Intel VROC Upgrade Key header
2 x Temperature sensor headers
1 x Noise Detection header

Memory

Memory Bus Speed 4333(O.C.) / 4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 256 GB
Memory Slot 8 x DIMM

Motherboard

Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Northbridge X299
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Expansion

Number of PCI Express Slots 2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 @ x16
2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 @ x8

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported No

Sound

Integrated Sound Realtek® ALC1220-VB
ESS SABRE9218 DAC

Network

Integrated Network Aquantia 5GbE
Intel® GbE
Network Speeds Supported 100/1000/2500/5000 Mbps
10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless Network Speed Up to 2.4 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.0

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

System

BIOS 2 x 128 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS
SLi/Crossfire Features Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™

Physical

Form Factor E-ATX Motherboard
Width 305 mm
Length 269 mm

Key Features

Memory Speed 4333 MHz
Skip Audio Test Yes
Addressable RGB Yes
Firewire No
Wireless Network Yes
Memory Channel Quad
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 8 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 10 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support Both
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor eATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel X299
Thunderbolt No
WiFi Speed 2400 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control Gigabyte RGB Fusion

Warranty

Warranty 1 Year