Asus and ROG (Republic of Gamers) announced on May 11, 2016, their newest motherboards aimed at professional designers, gamers and DIYer’s: The Asus Signature X-Deluxe II, X99-A, X99-E and the X99-Gaming from ROG Strix’s line-up.
The new motherboards come optimized with the latest technologies for flexibility and performance, making the best use of Intel’s i7 processor family for socket LGA 2011-v3.
‘Our X99 motherboards have won awards from around the World, and that’s why we call them the best’ says Joe Hsieh- Corporate Vice President and General Manager for the Motherboard Business at Asus.
The lineup of X99 motherboards come along with the OC socket that lets you tune the performance of your CPU and DDR4, 5-way optimization for instant overclocking and cooling along with the upgraded Fan Xpert 4.
The new motherboard also comes with a 4-pin LED strip that creates an illumination and with Asus Aura.
The ROG Strix X99 promises better lag-free gaming and with high-quality audio and graphics by employing the use of technologies like SupremeFX, Sonic Radar II, GameFirst and Intel Ethernet.
All 4 of the new motherboards come along with ThunderboltEX 3, which enables zapping bi-directional data transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps.
Data transfer speeds are four times faster, allowing twice as much of bandwidth for videos when connected to a high-resolution display screen.
Along with the motherboards, Asus also provides an ‘Asus VGA’ holder, that allows you to slot up to three graphics cards onto it, limiting the chances of damage to your motherboard, and comes with a smooth finish while it can be adjusted in height.
Along with it also comes a 45-1 EX DIY-kit so you can fix the cards yourself. The tools come with an ergonomic design and slip-resistant handles for you to be able to work better during self-installation of drives.