ASRock Intel Core-X X299 Taichi Extreme ATX Motherboard

ASRock X299 Taichi, Intel X299, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, Triple M.2, 3-Way SLi/CrossFire, Dual GbE, ac WiFi, USB3.1 A+C, ATX

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Product Overview Dual Band 802.11ac WiFi
No one has time for weak WiFi signals and sluggish internet! That's why this motherboard comes with a 802.11ac WiFi (2.4G / 5G WiFi) module which supports wireless networks and Bluetooth v4.2.

Triple Ultra M.2
Triple of the world’s fastest PCIe Gen3 x4 Ultra M.2 slots that deliver up to 32Gb/s transfer speed, it also supports SATA3 6Gb/s M.2 modules.
*Performance result may vary with a different configuration.

13 Power Phase Design
Designed with a 13 Power Phase design, this motherboard features sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Plus, it offers unmatched overclocking capabilities and enhanced performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

Dr. MOS
Dr. MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability.

8 Layer PCB (4 x 2oz Copper) & DDR4 4400+(OC)
The 8 Layer PCB comes with 4 sets of 2-ounce copper inner layers, providing stable signal traces and power shapes and delivering lower temperature and higher energy efficiency for overclocking! Thus, it's able to support the latest DDR4 memory modules with most extreme memory performance!

Dual Intel® LAN
Users are able to connect two LAN cables to this motherboard's rear I/O. Dual LAN with Teaming function enabled on this motherboard allows two single connections to act as one single connection for twice the transmission bandwidth, making data transmission more effective.
*Teaming is not supported with Windows® 10.

Dual USB 3.1 (Type-A + Type-C)
The newer and more power efficient ASM3142 USB 3.1 controller not only delivers up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates but also supports "Multiple ins" architecture, it is able to maintain fast and stable speed while transferring data from two USB storage devices at the same time without bogging down by their speed difference.

RGB LED
Build your own colourful lighting system! RGB LED and header allows users to connect LED strip and create their unique PC style easily. The ASRock RGB LED utility can be downloaded directly or from an all-in-one utility ASRock Live Update & APP Shop!

PCI-E Steel Slots
The advanced PCI-E Steel Slots packed with solid cover that prevent any signal interference with graphics cards. It also ensures the heavy graphics cards to be well-installed in the PCI-E slots safely.

Super Alloy Motherboard

XXL Aluminium Alloy Heatsink
Extra-large aluminium alloy heat sinks that effectively take away heat from the MOSFET and chipset so that your whole system may perform more stable.

Premium 65A Power Choke
Compared to traditional chokes, ASRock’s premium 65A power chokes effectively make the saturation current up to three times better, thus providing enhanced and improved Vcore voltage to the motherboard.

Dr. MOS
Dr. MOS design features the latest SPS (Smart Power Stage) technology. It’s optimized for monitoring current and temperature of each phase, thus delivering smoother and neater power to the CPU with enhanced performance and OC capability.

Nichicon 12K Black Caps
Supreme 12K black capacitors with lifespans of at least 12,000 hours. Compared to other counterparts on high-end motherboards that merely have lifespans of around 10,000 hours, ASRock applied Nichicon 12K Black Caps that offer 20% longer lifespans and provide more stability and reliability.

I/O Armour
A new designed protective cover for all of the crucial parts near the motherboard's rear I/O, so that they won't easily be damaged by static electricity.

Matte Black PCB
A new mysterious matte black and copper colour scheme to match the prestigious components on ASRock's high-end motherboards.

High Density Glass Fabric PCB
High Density Glass Fabric PCB design that reduces the gaps between the PCB layers to protect the motherboard against electrical shorts caused by humidity.

Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
Supports Intel® Optane™ memory technology and Intel® Optane™ storage technology that redefines a new standard of high performance and responsiveness.

BIOS Flashback
Get the most convenient BIOS flashing with just a simple click. Users can easily achieve the latest BIOS support with a USB and power supply, No CPU, RAM or other components required.

Hyper BCLK Engine III
An additional external base clock generator that supports PCIe frequency overclocking. It provides a wider range of frequencies and more precise clock waveforms, allowing any user to get most from their CPU investment with precise, stable overclocking.

VROC
Virtual RAID On CPU (VROC) is the latest technology that allows you to build RAID with PCIe Lanes coming from the CPU. With VROC, users can setup RAID 0 to speed up the system with ease, not only that, an optional Upgrade Module is also available to open up more RAID options such as 1, 5 and 10.
*Only Intel® SSDs can support VROC.

Digi Power
Unlike traditional motherboards that use analog power, this motherboard uses a next generation digital PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation) design, which provides CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly, so that the stability and lifespan of the motherboard is greatly enhanced.

Water Pump Header
This is not only a standard CPU fan header, but also supports water pumps! This header provides a maximum of 1.5A power for supporting the most popular water pumps. User also can adjust the voltage of water pump to get higher cooling performance with lower noise.

A-Tuning
A-Tuning is ASRock's multi-purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities.

Live Update & APP Shop
ASRock Live Update & APP Shop is designed for your convenience. We provide various apps and support software for users to download. You can also easily optimize your system and keep your motherboard up to date with ASRock Live Update & APP Shop. Features • ASRock Super Alloy.
• Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family for the LGA 2066 Socket.
• 13 Power Phase Design, Dr. MOS.
• Supports DDR4 4400+(OC).
• 4 PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 PCIe 2.0 x1.
• NVIDIA® 3-Way SLI™, AMD 3-Way CrossFireX™.
• 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Supports Purity Sound™ 4 & DTS Connect.
• 10 SATA3, 3 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3).
• 2 USB 3.1 10Gb/s (1 Type-A + 1 Type-C).
• 8 USB 3.0 (4 Front, 4 Rear).
• Dual Intel® Gigabit LAN.
• Intel® 802.11ac WiFi.
• ASRock RGB LED.
• BIOS Flashback.
• Hyper BCLK Engine III.
Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 2066
Chipset Intel X299
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad (4) [6+ Core] / Dual (2) [4 Core]
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) RDIMM / UDIMM
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4400(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB (8x16GB) [6+ Core] / 64GB (4x16GB) [4 Core]
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support 3-Way SLi
Crossfire Support 3-Way CrossFire
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x M.2, 2230/2242/2260/2280, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • AHCI
  • Hot Plug
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • NCQ
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • RAID 0 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
  • RAID 1 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
  • RAID 10 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
  • RAID 5 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 2 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin Water Pump Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Dr. Debug with LED
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Power LED / Speaker Header
  • 2 x RGB LED connector
  • 10 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Header
  • 1 x Virtual RAID on CPU Connector
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • 802.11ac WiFi LAN
  • Dual Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Dual Band 802.11ac WiFi + BT4.2 Module (433Mbps)
  • 1 x Intel® I211AT (Gigabit LAN)
  • 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x BIOS Flashback Switch
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS switch
  • 1 x Front Speaker Out
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 2 x RJ-45
  • 1 x SPDIF Out (Optical)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 2 x WiFi Antenna connectors
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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