Right after the announcement of Intel’s new X299 enthusiast/prosumer chipset, motherboard manufacturers are lifting the veil off from their new motherboard at COMPUTEX 2017. ASUS has just launched their latest Intel X299 series under the ROG, Prime and TUF branding.
The ASUS ROG remains the top of the crop, with extremely high end features included that are catered to users who are looking for the best of the best. There was a total of 3 new ROG motherboard launched at COMPUTEX 2017 today, namely the Rampage VI Extreme, Rampage VI Apex and STRIX X299-E.
The Rampage VI Extreme is made for those who are looking into creating a new X299 machine with custom liquid cooling. There are water-blocks built right onto the motherboard, so as to ensure the easy installation of water loops and other liquid cooling system components.
On the other hand, the Rampage VI Apex is the top shot for extreme overclocking. It has various features geared towards the best possible overclocking performance, and is made to withstand extreme overclocking situations for record breaking runs. The Apex also features gaming features for unparalleled gaming experience.
The STRIX series motherboard will now fall under the ROG branding. The STRIX X299-E has got the basic features of what all enthusiasts want. It enables a wide range of customization options in terms of performance tuning, cooling and etc. It is a great motherboard for any gamers who simply wants a good and reliable system without the additional unused features.
The ASUS TUF motherboard is known to many as one of the most reliable motherboard out in the market. This time, ASUS has released two versions of the TUF X299 for different users.
The TUF X299 Mark 1 differentiates itself with a stunning protective armor and advanced cooling options.
The TUF X299 Mark 2 is a motherboard that focuses on getting the basics right, without any additional unrequired features.
ASUS Prime series features some of the best innovation that ASUS has invented for motherboard technology. Today, ASUS announced 2 new motherboard under the Prime series, targeting different user groups.
The ASUS Prime X299-Deluxe is made for builders who are seeking the best of the best features. The X299-Deluxe has got all the different features that builders will ever want. It is therefore the motherboard that has is full of features, and promises to work in any kind of scenarios possible. Gaming? Sure. Computational work? Fine too…
Alternatively, the ASUS Prime X299-A could be considered as a total opposite of what the X299-Deluxe wants to be. The X299-A goes back to the basics, and only features the important features that builders want from a new PC. This allows the ASUS Prime X299-A to be the most affordable X299 motherboard from the whole range of motherboard launched by ASUS.