ASUS has just officially announced the availability of four new three high-end motherboards, due to the Signature line that add up to the most recent proposal from the ROG series Strix brand that identifies the Taiwanese company’s products for gamers. Cards, all equipped with socket LGA 2011-v3, are, specifically, the ASUS X99 Signature Deluxe-II, II-A X99, X99-E and X99 ROG Strix Gaming.Asus X99 Deluxe II
The Signature family of X99 motherboards include OC Socket technology that allows you to make the most CPU and DDR4. The features related to component management and cooling are particularly cared: the ASUS X99 Signature cards allow the user to customize the operation of the cooling system, with the ability to detect the PWM / DC fans of all connectors, use fans to high amperage and control of liquid cooling systems pumps either through software or through the BIOS ASUS UEFI.
Dedicated to lovers of modding is the ASUS Aura RGB lighting system, while the ASUS SafeSlot improves the traditional PCIe slot to provide stability and resistance superintendent average (the slot is achieved by a molding process for fixing inserts the slot to a metal reinforcing structure). Particularly rich is the connections park that provides up to two U.2 and M.3 slot, WiFi 802.11ac 3×3, USB 3.1 Type-A, Type-C and ThunderboltEX 3.
Asus X99 Strix
Strix ROG X99 Gaming is the first motherboard ROG Strix. Also equipped with the ASUS Aura LED lighting system offers functionality gaps expressly designed for gaming enthusiasts, as Sonic Radar II, showing superimposed on the screen the information on opponents and playmates, and GamerFirst IV, useful for optimizing network traffic and increase the priority of the packets by improving speed and reducing latency in online gaming sessions. Cared for even the sound department which benefits the adoption of SupremeFX technology for high-fidelity audio with a signal / noise ratio of 115 dB, thanks to the shielding used to reduce electromagnetic interference.
Shared with X99 Signature models are good part of the solutions adopted to manage the activities of overclocking and cooling of the components, or the 5-Way Optimization technology – for automatic tuning with a single click – Fan Xpert 4 for the control of cooling systems and OC Socket. ASUS has provided even if the ROG Strix integration SafeSlot, which is added to the components of long duration to provide the end user the ability to safeguard the investment over time. On the front connections include the presence of USB 3.1 interfaces, Type-A and Type-C, WiFi 2×2 with MU-MIMO and ThunderboltEX 3.
Prices, availability and schedule of specifications.
Prices (VAT included) of the four new ASUS boards provided for the Italian market amounted respectively to:
Signature ASUS X99-Deluxe II – Euro 480,00 (product details)
ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gaming – Euro 359,00 (product details)
ASUS X99-A II – Euro 315,00 (product details)
ASUS X99-E – Euro 275,00 (product details)