Asus X99-PRO/USB 3.1 Socket 2011-v3 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel X99 Chipset
  • Intel Socket 2011-v3
  • USB 3.1
  • ATX Form Factor

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Mfr part code: X99-PRO/USB3.1

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    Asus X99-PRO/USB 3.1 Socket 2011-v3 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Asus X99-PRO/USB 3.1 Socket 2011-v3 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard


    Intel Socket 2011-v3 Core i7 Processors 

    Supports Intel 22 nm CPU

    Supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology 

    * The Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support depends on the CPU types.

    Chipset  Intel X99

    Memory  8 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400(O.C.)/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory 

    Quad Channel Memory Architecture 

    Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

    * Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs. 

    * Refer to for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).

    Front Side Bus

    System Bus


    Multi-GPU Support

    Supports NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLIâ„¢ Technology 

    Supports NVIDIA® 3-Way SLIâ„¢ Technology 

    Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireXâ„¢ Technology 

    Supports AMD 3-Way CrossFireXâ„¢ Technology

    CUDA Core

    Expansion Slots

    40-Lane CPU-  3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16, x16/x16, x16/x16/x8) *1

    28-Lane CPU-

    3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 ( x16, x16/x8, x16/x8/x4) *2

    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode) *3

    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 (x1 mode) *3


    New Intel Core i7 Processors : 

    2 x M.2 Socket 3, , with M Key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)

    Intel X99 chipset : 

    1 x SATA Express port, , compatible with 2 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports

    8 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), *4, 

    Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10

    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel Rapid Recovery Technology*5

    LAN  Intel I218V, 1 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)

    Wireless Data Network

    Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

    Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz

    Bluetooth  Bluetooth V4.0

    ThunderBolt LAN/Audio Combo Card


    Realtek ALC1150 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC featuring Crystal Sound 2

    Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking

    High quality 112 dB SNR stereo playback output (Line-out at rear) and 104 dB SNR stereo playback input (Line-in)

    High-fidelity audio OP AMP(s)

    Audio Feature :

    DTS Ultra PC II

    DTS Connect

    Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel

    BD Audio Layer Content Protection

    Audio Shielding: Ensures precision analog/digital separation and greatly reduced multi-lateral interference

    Dedicated audio PCB layers: Separate layers for left and right channels to guard the quality of the sensitive audio signals

    Audio amplifier: Provides the highest-quality sound for headphone and speakers

    Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors: Provide warm, natural and immersive sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity

    Unique de-pop circuit: Reduces start-up popping noise to audio outputs

    Top notch audio sensation delivers according to the audio configuration

    EMI protection cover to prevent electrical noise to affect the amplifier quality


    IEEE 1394

    USB Ports

    Intel® X99 chipset : 5 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (4 at mid-board)

    Intel® X99 chipset : 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) (4 at back panel, , 4 at mid-board)

    ASMedia® USB 3.1 controller : 2 x USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 port(s) (2 at back panel, teal blue)

    ASMedia® USB 3.0 Hub : 3 x USB 3.0/2.0 port(s) (3 at back panel, blue)

    Workstation Feature

    OC Panel

    Special Features

    5-Way Optimization by Dual Intelligent Processors 5

    - Whole system optimization with a single click! 5-Way Optimization tuning key perfectly consolidates TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan Xpert 3, and Turbo App together, providing better CPU performance, efficient power saving, precise digital power control, whole system cooling and even tailor your own app usages.

    ASUS 5X Protection :

    - ASUS DIGI+ VRM - 8 Phase digital power design

    - ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection - Short circuit damage prevention 

    - ASUS ESD Guards - Enhanced ESD protection 

    - ASUS High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid Capacitors - 2.5x long lifespan with excellent durability 

    - ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O - 3x more durable corrosion-resistant coating 

    ASUS TPU :

    - Auto Tuning

    - GPU Boost 

    - TPU switch

    ASUS EPU :

    - EPU switch

    ASUS Digital Power Design :

    - Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design

    - Industry leading Digital 4 Phase DRAM Power Design

    - CPU Power Utility

    - DRAM Power Utility

    ASUS Wi-Fi GO!

    - Wi-Fi GO! Function: Cloud GO!, Remote Desktop, Remote Keyboard & Mouse, File Transfer

    - Wi-Fi GO! & NFC Remote app for portable smartphone/tablet, supporting iOS 7 & Android 4.0 systems

    ASUS Exclusive Features :

    - USB BIOS Flashback

    - MemOK!

    - AI Suite 3

    - Ai Charger+

    - USB Charger+ 

    - M.2 & SATA Express

    - Anti-Surge

    - Onboard Button : Power/Reset

    - ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface 

    - USB 3.1 Boost

    - Disk Unlocker

    - Turbo LAN

    - Crystal Sound 2

    Interactive HomeCloud

    - Media Streamer


    - Precision Tweaker 2

    - ASUS O.C. Tuner

    - ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 

    - ASUS EZ Flash 2 

    - ASUS USB BIOS Flashback 

    - Push Notice

    ASUS Q-Design :

    - ASUS Q-Shield

    - ASUS Q-Code

    - ASUS Q-LED (CPU, DRAM, VGA, Boot Device LED)

    - ASUS Q-Slot

    - ASUS Q-DIMM 

    - ASUS Q-Connector

    Special Memory O.C. Design

    Turbo App

    Fan Xpert 3

    Operating System Support

    Windows 8.1 

    Windows 8 

    Windows 7

    Back I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)

    1 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)

    2 x USB 3.1 (teal blue)

    4 x USB 3.0 (blue) 

    4 x USB 2.0 

    1 x Optical S/PDIF out

    5 x Audio jack(s)

    1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button(s)

    1 x ASUS Wi-Fi GO! module (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth v4.0

    Internal I/O Ports

    1 x AAFP connector

    2 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)

    2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)

    1 x SATA Express connector: gray, 

    1 x M.2 Socket 3 with M Key design, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices support (Support PCIE SSD only)

    1 x TPM connector(s) 

    1 x COM port(s) connector(s)

    8 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)

    1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)

    1 x CPU OPT Fan connector(s) (1 x 4 -pin)

    4 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 x 4 -pin)

    1 x S/PDIF out header(s)

    1 x Thunderbolt header(s)

    1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)

    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)

    1 x EZ XMP switch

    1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)

    1 x Chassis Intrusion connector(s)

    1 x DRCT header(s)

    1 x MemOK! button(s)

    1 x Thermal sensor connector(s)

    1 x TPU switch(es)

    1 x EPU switch(es)

    1 x CPU/DRAM overvoltage jumper(s)

    1 x Power-on button(s)

    1 x Reset button(s)

    1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)

    1 x 5-pin EXT_FAN(Extension Fan) connector


    User's manual

    ASUS Q-Shield

    6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)

    1 x Feature manual

    1 x M.2 X4 bracket

    1 x Supporting DVD

    1 x ASUS 2T2R dual band Wi-Fi moving antennas (Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant)

    1 x SLI bridge(s)

    1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1)



    Support Disc

    Operating System

    Windows 8.1 32/64-bit

    Windows 8 32/64-bit

    Windows 7 32/64-bit

    Form Factor

    ATX Form Factor 

    12 inch x 9.6 inch ( 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm )

    Asus X99-PRO/USB 3.1 Socket 2011-v3 8-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications


    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Chipset Type Intel X99 Express
    Processor Socket LGA2011-v3 Socket
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Core i7 Extreme Edition, Core i7

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Bus Clock 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2666 MHz (O.C.), 2400 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), quad channel memory architecture


    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC1150
    Compliant Standards DTS Connect, High Definition Audio, DTS UltraPC II


    Network Controller Intel I218V
    Network Interfaces Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 8 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( dual x16 mode; triple: x16, x16, x8 mode ) ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ( x4 mode ) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 8 x 7pin SATA, 2 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    RAID Features Intel Smart Response Technology
    Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 ¦ 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 ¦ 2 x USB 3.1
    Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 1 x Thunderbolt - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x serial - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


    BIOS Features ASUS EZ Flash 2, USB BIOS Flashback, UEFI BIOS
    Hardware Features Jack retasking, ASUS Anti-Surge Protection, MemOK!, ASUS Q-Design, ESD Guards, Q-DIMM, GPU Boost, ASUS EZ DIY, Q-LED, Q-Slot, CrashFree BIOS 3, ASUS Q-Connector, audio jack detect technology, ASUS EPU (Energy Processing Unit), ASUS Q-Shield, ASUS Precision Tweaker 2, NVIDIA 3-way SLI Technology Support, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, ASUS 8 Phase Power Design, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, ASUS TPU (TurboV Processing Unit), ASUS DIGI+ VRM, Intel Smart Response Technology, Q-Code, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, ASUS DIGI+ Power Control, Onboard Button, ASUS USB Charger+, ASUS Wi-Fi GO!, Disk Unlocker, ASUS 5X PROTECTION, ASUS Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection, ASUS Stainless Steel Back I/O, ASUS O.C. Tuner, anti-pop function, Turbo LAN, ASUS Crystal Sound 2, ASUS Fan Xpert 3, Dual Intelligent Processors 5, Intel Rapid Recovery Technology, ASUS 4 Phase DRAM Power Design, Memory O.C. Design, ASUS OC Socket, USB 3.1 Boost


    Included Accessories I/O back plate, ASUS 2T2R Wi-Fi moving aerials, M.2 X4 bracket
    Cables Included 6 x Serial ATA cable ¦ 1 x SLI bridge
    Software Included ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS Auto Tuning, ASUS AI Charger+, ASUS AI Suite III, ASUS HomeCloud, ASUS Turbo App
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm

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