Scan code: LN103742 Manufacturer code: X299XDESIGN10G

Gigabyte X299X Designare 10G E-ATX Motherboard

Gigabyte X299X Designare 10G, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, 3x M.2, SLi/CrossFire, 10GbE, USB 3.2, E-ATX

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Scan code: LN103742 Manufacturer code: X299XDESIGN10G
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Gigabyte X299X DESIGNARE 10G Motherboard with AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor

Gigabyte X299X DESIGNARE 10G Motherboard

GAME WITHOUT LIMITS WITH DESIGNARE GIGABYTE's X299X DESIGNARE 10G Intel-X Series is the new classification of a leading motherboard revolution. Extreme thermal advantages combined with the ultimate power design, guarantees your motherboard stays cool while also distributing a supreme performance. Triple NVMe PCIe M.2 with thermal guards, and the AORUS AIC Adapter both maximize your PC’s storage for up to seven expansion slots. The X299X DESIGNARE 10G provides all next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity to keep you up to speed. With Dual 10G LAN connectivity you reap the benefits of a superb performance, along with Dual Thunderbolt™3 for next level single-wire bandwidth. Light up your motherboard with RGB Fusion 2.0, personalize your rig with RGB lighting and choose from a variety of stunning colours to match your preferred gaming style. Immersive gaming requires high-end HD audio codec with Realtek, the new VB series audio controller lets you stream your voice to the world vibrantly.

Intel X299Chipset

2066CPU Socket

Intel X-SeriesCompatible CPUs

E-ATXForm Factor

Exclusive AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor


the Advanced Thermal Solution for PCIe 4.0 SSD AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor allows room for 4x PCIe 4.0/3.0 M.2 slots and is Full PCIe 4.0 Ready in the overall design. Equipped with a very advanced thermal solution, including 5.5mm pure copper heatsink, 5cm double ball bearing fan, M.2 SSD baseplate and multiple thermal pads to cool down both sides of 4x M.2 high performance SSD with active cooling. Users can choose 3 different fan profiles based on hardware configuration to reach perfect balance of high storage performance and low noise.
With AORUS Storage Manager, which is dedicated software for the AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor, allows users to enable RAID 0 on multiple M.2 SSD in a single click, and monitoring overall temperature on SSD and PCB to change different fan profiles based on users’ hardware configuration.

Efficient Cooling with GIGABYTE M.2 Thermal Guards

m2 slots

Triple PCIe Gen3 M.2 Slots GIGABYTE provides a motherboard with durability in mind, offering a thermal solution for your M.2 SSD devices. With the M.2 Thermal Guard this prevents major throttling or bottlenecks from high speed M.2 SDDs, as it assists to dissipate heat before it becomes critical.

Unparalleled Performance with Support for DDR4 XMP


Up to 4333MHz and Beyond* Gain an immensely improved performance boost with support for DDR4 XMP. GIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility to 4333MHz and beyond.

Create Customized Lighting with RGB Fusion 2.0

rgb fusion 2.0

light up your system with immersive colours Brighten up your system ith full RGB support and utilize the redesigned RGB Fusion 2.0 software, gaming enthusiasts have control over the LEDs which surround the motherboard. Choose from a variety of eye-catching effects and add even more illumination with exclusive light strip support. The new gaming mode makes the lighting effects interactive with selected games to bring you the most immersive gaming experience.

Experience Next Generation Connectivity


Ultimate online gaming with faster connection speed With an integrated I/O shield, building a GIGABYTE Ultra Durable PC is even easier and convenient. The X299X DESIGNARE 10G is able to support two displays in 4K resolution at 60 FPS or one display in 5K resolution. In addition, Thunderbolt™ 3 over USB Type-C™ has revolutionary industry-first features such as the ability to daisy-chain up to 12 devices thanks to the X299X DESIGNARE 10G's dual USB Type-C™ ports.

Dual Thunderbolt™ 3The fastest 40Gb/s single-wire connection available over two USB Type-C™ connectors on the back I/O of the GIGABYTE X299X AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE.

Intel® X550-AT2 Dual 10GbE LANPre-mounted Server-Class Intel® X550-AT2 provides dual 10 GbE manageable connection for the system, further boosts the communication performance and reliability between clients.

Intel® WiFi 6 802.11axIntel Wireless solution supports 802.11ax, enables gigabit wireless performance, provides smooth video streaming, better gaming experience, few dropped connections and speeds up to 2.4Gbps*. Moreover, Bluetooth 5 provides 4X range over BT 4.2 and with faster transmission.

USB Type-C™ Front Panel ConnectorEquipped with next generation connectivity GIGABYTE Motherboards already support the chassis of the future. The onboard USB Type-C™ header for USB 3.2 Gen2 makes access convenient when connecting a USB 3.2 Gen2 drive or charging your new mobile device.

All new smart antenna supportAll new antenna supported dual band 802.11ax/ac 2.4GHz & 5GHz. AORUS Antenna with smart antenna function for the best WIFI signal transmitting. Multiple angle tilt and magnetic base for the best signal strength direction and location.

innovative gigabyte usb turbochargerThis technology allows users to recharge their mobile devices with up to 50% in less than 30 minutes. By connecting Front USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A cable of chassis to the motherboard, USB TurboCharger can recharge both Android devices with QC 3.0 and Apple devices with Apple Fast-Charge function.

The X299X DESIGNARE 10G Power Design and Connectors

GIGABYTE's exclusive 2X Copper PCBs design The 2X Copper PCBs design provides sufficient power trace paths between components to handle greater than normal power loads and to remove heat from the critical CPU power delivery area. This is essential to ensure the motherboard is able to handle the increased power loading that is necessary when overclocking.

power design

12 Phase Digital Power DesignUnleash the full power of the new Intel 18 core CPU, the motherboard demands un-precedented strong power solution. GIGABYTE R&Ds selects the best components and never stop pursuing the highest overclock performance.

8+8 Solid Pin CPU Power8+8 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision in delivering power to components and it also comes integrated with added metal shielding for the best protection for your motherboard.

IR Digital PWM ControllerX299X DESIGNARE 10G motherboard adopts an all IR digital CPU power design which includes a digital PWM Controller with Power Stage MOSFET and is capable of providing 70A of power from each phase, for a total of incredible 840A.

Re-engineered Thermal Solution with Nanocarbon Baseplate

thermal design

Fins-Array HeatsinkIncrease 300% heat dissipation area compared to traditional heatsink in same size.


Conductivity PadBy using 1.5mm thicker 5 W/mK thermal conductivity pad, it transfer 2.7x more heat than usual thermal pad in the same time period.


Aluminium BaseplateX299X DESIGNARE 10G provides stronger support to the platform as well as better radiant heat dissipation.


3 x 6mm HeatpipeHeatpipe helps to transfer heat between heatsinks that helps to get thermal balance of the MOSFETs more quickly.

Extreme Motherboard Cooling Features

Intelligent Fan Control Design with Fan Stop The X299X DESIGNARE 10G Motherboard features Smart Fan 5 with this you can ensure your gaming rig can conserve its performance while remaining cool. With Smart Fan 5 you can interchange fan headers to mirror different thermal sensors at different places on the motherboard. Furthermore, Smart Fan 5 features hybrid fan headers that support both PWM and Voltage mode fans have been employed to make the motherboard more liquid cooling friendly. You can choose from different modes, Quiet to Full Speed, to match your system usage preferences. For each fan or pump, you can use the intuitive fan curve to define trigger thresholds and corresponding fan speeds.


Fan Headers


External Fan / Water Pump Connectors


Noise Detection Cable


Internal Temperature Sensors


External Temperature Sensors

GIGABYTE BIOS and Applications


central location to access to your current system status GIGABYTE System Information Viewer is a central location that gives you access to your current system status. Monitor components such as the clocks and processor, set your preferred fan speed profile, create alerts when temperatures get too high or record your system's behavior; these are the possibilities of the System Information Viewer.


New User Interface AORUS has specially designed the BIOS to provide users the most premium experience while constructing their new system, with a new GUI and easier to use functionalities. The BIOS is crucial for users during initial setup to allow for the most optimal settings.

app center

keep updated with the latest utilities AORUS APP Center gives you access to a wealth of AORUS apps that help you get the most from your AORUS motherboard. Launch all AORUS apps installed on your system, check related updates online, and download the latest apps, drivers, and BIOS.

easy tune

fine-tune your system settings AORUS' EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

Immersive Audio to Enhance Your Gaming Marathons


Microphone inputNo more confusion during in-game voice chat with a microphone input that has a higher front dynamic range allowing gamers to hear more clearly. No more misunderstandings, no more confusing GO! GO! GO! as NO! NO! NO!


DTS :X® UltraRecreates an authentic, spatially accurate 3D audio experience for gaming over any headphones or speakers. Supports channel-based, scene based and object-based audio. Provides out-of-the-box calibration for a range of headphones and speakers. Provides post-processing enhancements and device level tuning for DTS® codecs.


High-End CapacitorsFeaturing Hi-Fi grade WIMA FKP2 capacitors and high-end Chemicon audio capacitors. High-end audio capacitors are suited for high-grade audio equipment, using state of the art technology to provide rich sound in the bass and clearer high frequencies, the WIMA FKP2 capacitors are being used widely in premium grade Hi-Fi systems. The addition of this to the exclusive AORUS AMP-UP Audio technology makes for the ideal onboard sound solution for the most demanding audiophiles.


Realtek ALC1220-VBAll New Realtek High-End HD Audio Codec - ALC1220 120dB(A) SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp automatically detects impedance of your head-worn audio device, preventing issues such as low volume and distortion. With the new VB series audio controller, stream your voice to the world vibrantly with both front/rear microphone SNR up to 110/114dB(A).

Ultra-Durable Motherboard Components

LAN Static-Electricity & Surge Protection GIGABYTE motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery. The X299X DESIGNARE 10G includes the GIGABYTE Patented Double Locking Bracket, inserted from the top for better retention and soldered for a stronger bond.

solid pin connectors

Ultra-durable and longer lifespan X299X DESIGNARE 10G features solid plated ATX 24pin & ATX 12V 8pin + 8pin power connectors to offer a stable power supply during CPU overloading. They allow for a larger contact area for electricity to pass through, with more metal quantity to help sustain higher power and generated heat. The solid pin power connectors are built to be ultra durable and have a longer lifespan than traditional designed pins.

memory armor

stainless steel shielding design This exclusive one piece stainless steel shielding design prevents against PCB distortion/twisting and plate bending, in addition to preventing any possible ESD interference.

pcie armor

Industry Leading PCIe Armour The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

DualBIOS™ Design

DualBIOS™ Design GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS™, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', protecting users from BIOS failure due to virus, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.

Core Specifications
Edition X299X DESIGNARE 10G
Form Factor E-ATX
CPU Socket 2066
Chipset Intel X299
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad (4)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2933
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3666(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4333(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 256GB
Audio Realtek ALC1220-VB 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 4-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 4-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics  
On-Board Graphics Connectors Thunderbolt 3 (DP 1.2/Thunderbolt Output)
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 22-60/80/110, PCIe Gen3
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via Intel® SATA RAID 0/1/10/5
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel VROC Ready
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 2 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 2 x BIOS switches
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x CPU Water Pump/Fan Connector
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x Intel VROC Upgrade Key Header
  • 2 x LED strip connector
  • 3 x M.2 Connector
  • 1 x Noise Detection Header
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Reset Button
  • 2 x RGB (RGBW) LED Strip Header
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 4 x System Fan header
  • 2 x System Fan/Water Pump Header
  • 2 x Temperature Sensor Header
  • 1 x TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port
  • 1 x VGA connector
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • 802.11ax WiFi LAN
  • Wired 10G LAN
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x 802.11ax WiFi + BT5
  • 1 x Intel (10GbE LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 2 x DisplayPort In
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Q-Flash Plus Button
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 2 x RJ-45
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 2 x SMA antenna connectors
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 275 mm
Note 1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website. 2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
Additional Information
Scan Code LN103742
Model Number X299XDESIGN10G
GTIN 4719331807450

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Intel X299 chipset motherboards
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Date Issued: 22nd Jun 2017

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