Scan code: LN82159 Manufacturer code: TUF X299 MARK 1

ASUS Intel Core-X TUF X299 MK1 Extreme ATX Motherboard

ASUS TUF X299 MARK 1, Intel X299, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, Dual M.2, 3-Way SLi/CrossFire, Dual Intel GbE, USB 3.1 A+C, ATX

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Scan code: LN82159 Manufacturer code: TUF X299 MARK 1
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TUF Mk1 X299 Armoured Motherboard. ASUS ATX Core-X Power

TUF X299 Mk1 Motherboard from ASUS
The Ultimate Force X299 ASUS Motherboard

The TUF Mark 1 from ASUS' X299 motherboard line comes as armoured as possible, protected from many known issues through means such as a dust defender and a VGA holder (protecting your GPU). Designed for enthusiasts, modders and gamers it boasts truly reliable performance. Utilise controls for cooling and temperature modding to ensure your PC system is running as efficient as possible. This TUF motherboard is built with high-quality components fit for military use and has been subjected to rigorous testing and validation procedures. The TUF X299 Mark 1 will stand up to whatever you throw at it.

ASUS Thermal Radar 3 Cooling

X299 thermal Radar 3

Instantly optimize the system's entire cooling profile with a single click.

X299 thermal Radar 3

Unleash your PC's full performance potential with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU). Besides offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor stats, and adjust overclock parameters, TUF X299 Mark 2 provides additional thermal tuning options – Extreme Tuning and Stress Test — that let you test and optimize system stability and cooling performance.

X299 thermal Radar 3

TUF X299 Mark 2 has customizable settings for its 10 fan headers, offering maximum control over your build's cooling and quietness. You can even monitor, manage and control the fans to create your perfect balance between quietness, cooling and performance.

X299 thermal Radar 3

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

X299 thermal Radar 3

TUF X299 Mark 2 Thermal Radar 3 fan management feature has been expanded — allowing custom fan control on ASUS graphics cards (GTX700 and above) as well as case fans.

X299 thermal Radar 3

An integrated recorder logs critical voltage readings, temperatures and fan speeds over time – so you can review vital stats and make informed decisions for system settings and optimal operation.

Instant fan tuning, complete system cooling

Our Thermal Radar 3 software allows you to control connected chassis fans, water pumps, AIOs, and even the fans of ASUS graphics cards — all to provide ultimate cooling performance for gaming and productivity. Multiple onboard sensors also enable the temperatures of key components to be monitored in real time, so you can assess and optimize cooling efficiency.

Thermal Armour and M.2 Heatsink

X299 M.2 Heatsink and Armour
Totally cool, across the board.

TUF X299 Mark 1 has been carefully designed to boost airflow and heat dissipation to keep the temperature of vital components as cool as can be. TUF Thermal Armor puts a fan in the PCH area of the X299 motherboard that directs airflow towards an ultra-efficient M.2 heatsink, slashing SSD temperatures by up to 25°C — and that means optimal storage performance and improved drive longevity.

TUF ICe Tech

X299 TUF ICe Tech
The total cooling commander

ASUS TUF engineers have forged TUF ICe, a dedicated processor that monitors onboard temperature sensors and fan speeds to provide ultra-accurate cooling in every scenario — whether you're adjusting settings manually or using the automatic one-click optimisation via Thermal Radar 3 and TUF Detective 2.

ASUS TUF Fortifier

TUF motherboard Fortifier
Improves rigidity and cooling behind the board

TUF X299 Mark 1 delivers great strength and cooling via an exclusive TUF Fortifier — a reinforced backplate which adds structural rigidity across the board to ensure the motherboard doesn't buckle under the weight of heavy graphics cards and CPU coolers, minimising the risk of damaged circuitry from bowing and bending.

TUF Fortifier also includes a thermal pad that efficiently directs heat away from the VRM and other components — an innovation that reduces operating temperatures by up to 5°C!

X299 TUF VGA Holder

TUF Mark 1 X299 VGA Holder
User-friendly design

TUF X299 Mark 1 features a VGA holder that eliminates ugly and potentially damaging graphics card sag by supporting the motherboard to prevent bowing and bending. The VGA holder is crafted from a single piece of strong sheet metal and is able to support up to 15 kg — so it provides serious support for even the heaviest graphic card!

ASUS X299 Dust Defenders

Dust Defender on X299 TUF Mark1
Repel dust, extend lifespan

TUF X299 Mark 1 has unique Dust Defenders to prevent dust and other airborne particles from entering the motherboard's PCI Express® expansion slots, helping your PC perform in an optimal and stable state for longer.

TUF Detective 2, Mobile Control

TUF X299 Mk1 motherboard Protection
X299 mobile control

Instantly optimize the system's entire cooling profile with a single click.

X299 mobile control

Unleash your PC's full performance potential with the ASUS TurboV Processing Unit (TPU). Besides offering the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor stats, and adjust overclock parameters, TUF X299 Mark 2 provides additional thermal tuning options – Extreme Tuning and Stress Test — that let you test and optimize system stability and cooling performance.

X299 mobile control

TUF X299 Mark 2 has customizable settings for its 10 fan headers, offering maximum control over your build's cooling and quietness. You can even monitor, manage and control the fans to create your perfect balance between quietness, cooling and performance.

X299 mobile control

With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode — a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.

System management at your fingertips

The TUF Detective 2 app connects via Bluetooth and allows you to track information, detect and diagnose errors, or adjust vital system settings from your Bluetooth-enabled smart devices. TUF X299 Mark 1 even comes with a Bluetooth dongle, so you're ready to connect right away!

ASUS TUF X299 Mk1 Protection

TUF X299 Mk1 motherboard Protection
Protect your graphics card investment

Safeslot: SafeSlot (patent pending) is the PCIe slot reinvented by ASUS and engineered to provide superior retention and shearing resistance. Manufactured in a single step using a new insert-molding process, SafeSlot integrates the slot with fortifying metal for an inherently stronger slot, which is then firmly anchored to the PCB through additional solder points.

ESD Guards 2: ESD Guards 2 protects TUF X299 Mark 1 from damaging electrostatic discharge. ESD Guards 2 is tested to levels that are 2X higher than industry standards. We also perform pin-level* testing at 30%-higher ESD levels than previous TUF standards. Our stringent tests mean greater component longevity for your TUF motherboard! Pin-level testing applies to USB, LAN connectors

ESD Guards 2: Certified military-grade TUF chokes offer unbeatable durability in order to maximise the lifespan of your system. TUF Capacitors give +20% temperature tolerance and 5X-longer lifetime

Military Standard Low RDS(on)
TUF MOSFETs V V
Other MOSFETs X X

ASUS Pro Clock II Technology

X299 Pro Clock II
Dedicated design for overclocking

TUF X299 Mark 2 includes a dedicated base-clock (BCLK) generator to extend CPU and memory overclocking margins. This custom solution works in tandem with the TPU to enhance voltage and BCLK overclocking control, providing the flexibility to extract every ounce of performance from the Intel Core X-series processors.

Onboard M.2 Port

ASUS TUF M2 Port
Never be left behind again with on-board m.2 memory

M.2 up to 32Gbps: With x4 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 bandwidth, M.2 supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It's the perfect choice for an operating system or application drive, providing fast access to data.

Intel Optane memory: Intel Optane is a revolutionary non-volatile memory technology supported by TUF X299 Mark 1. Intel Optane memory modules accelerate attached storage to reduce boot and load times, so everything feels faster and more responsive.

Dual Intel Gigabit LAN

Dual Gigabit LAN
More throughput, less CPU usage and great gaming experiences

Don't let slow networking disrupt your workflow! With dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet connectors, TUF X299 Mark 1 keeps your data moving swiftly and efficiently. With both LAN ports teamed* you'll benefit from increased bandwidth for more speed, automated load balancing for smoother data flows, and instant failover if something should go wrong — so access to your files is always fast, efficient and uninterrupted.

Turbo LAN X299 Technology

Turbo LAN X299 Tech
Network-optimization software for customizable packet prioritization

Turbo LAN with cFosSpeed traffic-shaping technology allows you to configure application priority via an intuitive interface, and reduces network lag – by up to 1.45X!

ASUS TUF LANGuard

ASUS TUF LAN Guard
Military-grade LAN protection

TUF LANGuard is a military-grade innovation that integrates advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput — protecting the motherboard from lightning strikes and static electricity.

Outstanding TUF Mk1 Audio

X299 TUF Mk1 Audio
Advanced Audio for Immersive Gaming and Media

TUF X299 Mark 1 utilises a unique audio codec designed in close collaboration with Realtek — the Realtek S1220A. It also features an unprecedented 120dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line-out and a 113dB SNR for the line-in, providing pristine audio quality. Additionally, a new impedance-sensing circuit automatically adjusts gain to ensure the optimal volume range for your headphones.

  • Audio shielding
  • Unique pop-reducing circuit
  • Integrated amplifier
  • Dedicated channel layouts
  • Premium Japanese-made audio capacitors
Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition  
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) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB (8x16GB) [6+ Core] / 64GB (4x16GB) [4 Core]
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC S1220A 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 3-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 3-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics  
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe 3.0
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x4
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel Rapid Start Technology
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin Assistant Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU OPT Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin H_AMP_Fan Connector
  • 5 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin W_PUMP+ Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Aura RGB Strip Headers
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU_OV jumper
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x MemOK! Button
  • 1 x Power button
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
  • 3 x Temperature Sensor Header
  • 1 x Thunderbolt header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Dual Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel® I211 (Gigabit LAN)
  • 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 2 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 2 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 1 x TUF Detective USB port
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  • 1 x USB BIOS Flashback Button
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan
Telephone:
01442 265548
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PSU Requirements

I can't seem to find much information on PSU requirements for this motherboard but I read the online manual which says it requires a 24pin AND either 8pin or 8pin+4pin connector. I have a Corsair HX850 v1 and am wondering whether it's compatible? The other components will be intel 7800X, 4x4GB Corsair 3733MHz and AMD 290x.. I'll likely be overclocking it to something reasonable. Thank you.
Asked by: frobinrobin
Hello, This board requires 1 x 24-pin and 1 x 4-pin and/or 1 x 8-pin for the power connections. Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2017-12-14
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