Best x99 Motherboards for Gaming

Best x99 Motherboards for Gaming – The incorporation of an X99 motherboard in your systems marks durability, stability, and exceptional performance. However, getting the best model for your needs can be quite tricky if you don’t have much knowledge about technical stuff. Therefore, you are recommended to go through the buying guide in order to make a valued purchase. Hopefully, this article has helped you in finding the model you are looking for!

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1.ASUS LGA2011 5

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ASUS continues to optimize their hardware for the overclocking and PC gaming crowds, but they are also catering to a niche audience looking for ultra stable and durable PC components. ASUS’s Sabertooth X79 motherboard is their one of their latest products to bear the TUF series label and sport customized hardware and thermal components as well as a desert camo color scheme to complete the military look.

This  motherboard comes with a five-year warranty, digital power management system, rugged chokes, solid capacitors, and MOSFETs that have been certified through third party, military-grade testing.

The Sabertooth X79 also comes with a host of other features to improve SSD caching and give users quad GPU support for CrossfireX and SLI graphics card configurations.

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2.ASUS WS C422 SAGE

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The ASUS WS C422 SAGE/10G delivers a powerful performance with features like ECC DDR4 and Intel VROC. SafeSlot protection supports 4-way NVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossfireX, while dual M.2 and U.2 ports with front-panel USB 3.1 optimize data speeds. ASUS Control Center delivers complete IT infrastructure m…

The ASUS WS C422 SAGE/10G delivers a powerful performance with features like ECC DDR4 and Intel VROC. SafeSlot protection supports 4-way NVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossfireX, while dual M.2 and U.2 ports with front-panel USB 3.1 optimize data speeds. ASUS Control Center delivers complete IT infrastructure management with cost-saving features.

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3.ROG Strix Z590-E

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For review today, we have the ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi motherboard courtesy of ASUS. The Strix Z590-E sits in the middle of ASUS’s product stack and at the top of their Gaming series of boards. ASUS classes them all as AI 2.0 motherboards “designed to extract every ounce of performance from the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors.”

The board features updated power designs, the latest connectivity options, and exclusive software and firmware utilities that leverage Artificial Intelligence. Coming from the upper tier of their gaming series, the Strix Z590-E is fully decked out with new hardware and looks to take on any contender in the virtual battlefield. Let’s take this board for a spin on the test bench and see how it stacks up to our other contenders!

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4.Asus X99-PRO

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Our review of Asus’s flasgship mainstream X99 motherboard saw it pick up our top award thanks to great looks, an excellent feature set and awesome performance and overclocking potential. It was a pricey bit of kit, though, but thankfully it has a little brother – the X99-Pro, which offers much of the same awesomeness, but for around £60 less.

That said, it’s still going to set you back over  but even though the Deluxe has seen a small price reduction since launch, the savings could net you an all-in-one liquid cooler or larger SSD, for example. So what’s the specification and how do the two differ? At face value, they’re actually remarkably similar.

The X99-Pro also lacks the Deluxe’s 16x PCI-E slot light indicators that show you which slots to use for two and three-way setups, but thankfully Asus has seen fit to allow you to double-space the first two GPUs into 16x PCI-E slots one and three.

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5.ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme

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In this review we check out the ASUS Rampage V Extreme motherboard, armed with the X99 chipset and with that luxurious OC panel this motherboard is amongst the most high-end X99 motherboards available on the globe. It’s big, fast, ROG themed and has luxurious features and overclocking written all over it. The Rampage V ROG Edition is an E-ATX form factor motherboard for the new Haswell-E series of processors.

The motherboard comes with a massive feature set like SLI/Crossfire support, AC WIFI, heaps of SATA3 connectors, overclock features, a nice audio solution, M.2 PCIe compatibility and yeah, the means to overclock.

The Intel Core i7-5960X and other Haswell-E chips are released into the market in September 2014 and based on a new socket LGA2011-V3 infrastructure and DDR4 quad channel memory.

The new Haswell-E series being released features three models, two 6 core and one 8 core processor intended for the most high-end desktops anno 2014. For Intel it is the first 8 core desktop CPU for consumers. However, Intel has been offering 8 and even 12 core processors in their Xeon server line for quite some time now to the business channel.

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WRAP UP

In case you are building a new PC or planning to upgrade the older one, you are just in the right place. The motherboards with X99 chipset are targeted as one of the best options both in terms of excellent features and extreme performance.

Whether you love to play games or need to do some rendering and editing, an X99 motherboard can help you go far. This article reviews some of the best known X99 motherboards in the high-end desktop market.

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