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All Accessories included
Full Manufacturers Warranty
A New Gold Standard
ASUS X79-DELUXE motherboard glisten with gold, representing the gold standard in quality, performance, and innovation for which ASUS is renowned. The metallic-gold heatsinks, dark grey and black expansion and DIMM slots are color-matched for a striking design that truly stands out from the motherboard crowd.
Overclock with confidence - Over 4.8GHz performance !
ASUS X79-DELUXE elevates CPU overclocking stability to a whole new level: a new Intel® LGA2011 3.4GHz processor can be cranked confidently all the way up to 4.8GHz - and even beyond!. This truly incredible performance is possible thanks to precise, real-time power control from ASUS digital power design. By offering best-in-class efficiency while reducing wasteful voltage discrepancies, ASUS digital power design provides an extremely stable platform for your overclocking endeavors. This overclocking power can be unleashed via settings in the X79-DELUXEs new UEFI BIOS or the brilliantly easy-to-use ASUS AI Suite 3. AI Suite 3 allows you to concentrate on fine-tuning your system for the best balance between performance, stability and efficiency in real time adding to the premium overclocking experience delivered by X79-DELUXE.
8 DIMM design - X79 done right
Support for up to 64GB of system memory with an 8-DIMM design on ASUS X79 motherboards provides the capacity for users to make full use of modern 64-bit software, ideal for rendering detailed images or manipulating large files without the bottlenecks of conventional storage. X79-DELUXE is able to overclock all 8 DIMMs up to over 30 % better than previous X79 motherboards. It also allows users to set up big RAM disks and speed up frequently accessed programs, minimizing the impact of storage transfer delays while maximizing user benefit.
Dual Intelligent Processors 4 with 4-Way Optimization
One click for better performance, efficiency, digital power control, reduced noise, and improved cooling.
Dynamic Multi-Scenario Design
Figuring out the best settings for your PC a challenge? 4-Way Optimization automatically detects the best configuration for your system based on actual usage.
The design makes sure your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity, and everything else.
Connect your life The perfect fusion of desktop, smartphones and pads
ASUS Wi-Fi GO! with Bluetooth v4.0 makes enjoying home entertainment and remotely controlling your PC easier than ever! It integrates Wi-Fi hardware and a host of useful connectivity functions in a single intuitive app that anyone can use an one-stop utility that links your desktop with smart devices, which can be used to remotely control your PC for a truly connected lifestyle. X79-DELUXE also features WHQL-certified Bluetooth v4.0.
Quickly gets Wi-Fi access running at up to 867Mbit/s* via new-generation 802.11ac** Wi-Fi, which is 3X faster than 802.11n. Included software lets you set up a hotspot*** fast, without needing an extra router. In addition, the bundled 2.4GHz/5GHz dual-band, two-stream (2T2R) antenna gives you wide coverage.
* Actual speeds may vary.
**The Wi-Fi standard of 802.11ac will be restricted by countries regulations. Wi-Fi 802.11ac feature will be supported under the complete 11ac eco-system environment.
***Wi-Fi Hotspot uses 802.11 a/b/g/n.
One stop to sync and backup for your cloud storage
Your cloud file manager for ASUS WebStorage, Dropbox and Google Drive. Synchronize files across cloud storage accounts with a click, with no more bothersome uploading and downloading to and from different accounts.
Accesses your PC from smart devices with real-time control for complete comfort. This function creates a virtual desktop on smart devices, offering portable access to content and control over your PC from anywhere at home.
Media Streaming Hub
Streaming multimedia content is easier than before
Enjoy HD content, music, and photos from PC on your HDTV via Wi-Fi, perfect for creating your own home theater!
ASUS SSD Caching II
Multiple SSD caching, instant upgraded speed
ASUS SSD Caching II has been upgraded with a multiple caching function, adding four extra SATA 6Gb/s connectors onboard. This feature offers performance upgrades by using multiple installed SSDs as a cache for frequently accessed data. It also allows user to choose the combination that suits their needs. For example, you can choose three SSDs matched with one HDD or two SSDs with two HDDs. Harness a combination of SSD-like performance and response and hard drive capacity with a single click, without the need to reboot for instant activation and complete ease of use. As an added bonus, it can even prevent data loss with the included backup function, so you can rest easy knowing your data is secure. Despite its power, theres nothing complicated about SSD Caching II - once enabled, everything works automatically. Indeed, were proud to boast that our users tell us that they find it far simpler to use than similar technologies from our competitors.
New UEFI BIOS
New UEFI BIOS Friendlier and more Intuitive
Exclusive EZ Mode adds useful info to become even easier
Media-renowned UEFI BIOS from ASUS provides the smoothest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS, and now features more intuitive functions to quickly take you to favorite BIOS pages and frequently-accessed settings through custom shortcuts. You can even write quick notes in-BIOS for future reference, view an activity log of setting changes and modifications, and rename SATA ports. EZ Mode has a whole new look, upgraded with extra-friendly capabilities like detailed fan controls, XMP profile settings, SATA information, and fast clock adjustment. Together, these perfect your BIOS experience.
The Latest Transfer Speed
USB 3.0 Boost (UASP Support)
170% faster transfer speeds than traditional USB 3.0
ASUS USB 3.0 Boost technology supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) USB 3.0 in Windows 8. With USB 3.0 Boost technology, a USB device's transmission speed is significantly increased up to 170%, adding to already fast USB 3.0 performance. ASUS software automatically accelerates data rates for compatible USB 3.0 peripherals without any user interaction.
- Worlds 1st USB 3.0 UASP support instantly 170% faster.
- Complete USB 3.0 solution performance boost under Turbo Mode or UASP Mode for most USB devices.
- Simple plug and boost auto detection design ensures best performance.
- Hands-on Video
Real-time network bandwidth management
One click to prioritize network traffic for applications you're currently using or set up favorite profiles to run at specific times. Avoid network congestion, speed up downloading, and make sure online gaming runs optimized, all through an intuitive user interface.
PCI Express 3.0
PCI Express 3.0 uses improved encoding that provides twice the performance of PCI Express 2.0. Total bandwidth for an x16 link reaches 32GB/s, delivering unprecedented data speeds combined with the convenience and seamless transition offered by complete backward compatibility.
Complete USB 3.0 integration
Double USB access, double the convenience
ASUS facilitates USB 3.0 accessibility for both the front and rear panel. Experience the latest plug n play connectivity at speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Our motherboards afford greater convenience with high speed connectivity.
Extra SATA 6Gb/s support
Extra ports, extra speed and accessibility
ASUS provides extra SATA 6Gb/s ports with enhanced scalability, faster data retrieval, and double the bandwidth of SATA 3Gb/s.
AI Suite 3
One-stop access to innovative ASUS features
ASUS AI Suite 3 offers a brand new user experience through a clearer and more attractive interface with support for larger monitors. It consolidates all exclusive ASUS features into one simple-to-use package, allowing you to supervise overclocking, energy consumption, fan speeds, voltages and more. This all-in-one app offers diverse and easy to use functionality, with no need to switch back and forth between different utilities.
USB BIOS Flashback
Simple plug and press hardware-based BIOS flashing
Hardware-level USB BIOS Flashback allows users to update to new UEFI BIOS versions even without a CPU or DRAM installed. Just plug in a USB flash drive containing the BIOS file and press the BIOS Flashback button for 3 seconds with the power supply connected. Hassle-free updating for ultimate convenience!
Enhanced memory compatibility: save time on trial and error
Memory issues can be difficult to diagnose and even harder to fix or work around. If RAM problems are preventing your system from booting, MemOK! helps by automatically loading failsafe settings to enable basic functionality with a simple push of a button on the motherboard. This troubleshooting feature saves you time and annoyance, and adds to the confidence of DIY builders.
Easy, quick, and accurate connections
Motherboard front panel wires and connectors used to be notorious as the hardest and most tedious part of the build process. You had to figure out which one went where, or consult confusing manuals. This took forever and caused needless frustration. The Q-Connector steps in to take care of all that. Its a one-piece plug that sits on top of the front panel headers, with clearly marked inputs for each. You no longer have to mess with easily-bent pins. The wires go into the Q-Connector, and youre good to go.
Easy PC diagnostics
When there's a problem with your PC, quickly being able to diagnose and remedy the issue can eliminate a great deal of frustration. ASUS Q-LED immediately indicates when there's a problem with the CPU, memory, graphics card or boot device by lighting up in the vicinity of that component.
Dedicated direct BIOS access button
Designed for those requiring frequent BIOS access, users can easily enter the BIOS when the PC is on standby power with a simple press of a button. It saves you time during boot-up as you dont have to repeatedly press the DEL key. Convenience and ease at their best!
ASUS Boot Setting
Multiple startup options
Thanks to ASUS Windows 8 hardware optimization, ASUS Boot Setting provides better flexibility in customizing your PCs startup process. You can shorten system boot-up time to 2-seconds* for a smoother user experience under Windows 8, and even previous versions of Windows. Also, you can enter the BIOS directly with one click through a user-friendly interface, and quickly select your preferred system boot up method: either get to the OS in seconds or opt for regular boot up. Whatever your choice, settings are saved and persistent, with no need to choose every time you power on.
*On select models
Probe II Sense
Handy system monitoring
Popular ASUS real-time system monitoring software now available for Windows 8. It helps you supervise your entire PC through a live tile on the Windows 8 start screen, and make quick adjustments. Probe II Sense is a free app available from the Windows Store.
ASUS 5X Protection
All-round protection provides the best quality, reliability, and durability
ASUS motherboards guard your PC with 5X Protection. We use quality components like DIGI+ VRM digital power design for precise CPU power on demand, ESD units tested to strict standards that eliminate electrostatic interference, and resettable fuses around DRAM slots to prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. We also use corrosion-resistant back I/O shields, all examples of ASUS providing the best possible reliability and durability.
DIGI+ Power Control (DIGI+ VRM & DRAM)
Precise Digital Power Control for both CPU and DRAM
Power control is one of the most essential motherboard designs. Intelligent CPU power draw detection with ASUS DIGI+ Power Control is an innovative, industry-leading technology that fully complies with Intel® VRD12.5 specifications, increasing overclocking potential, enhancing system stability, and improving power efficiency with superior flexibility and accurate control.
Enhanced DRAM Overcurrent Protection
Short-circuit damage prevention
Onboard resettable fuses prevent overcurrent and short-circuit damage. This extends beyond I/O ports to DRAM to safeguard system and device lifespan.
Strong ESD protection for extended component lifespan
Electrostatic discharges (ESD) can happen suddenly, and their damaging effects are often underestimated. ASUS ESD Guards offer an active protective circuit design that ensures electrostatic discharges are properly grounded, providing greater component longevity.
High-Quality 5K-Hour Solid State Capacitors
2.5X longer lifespan with excellent durability
ASUS high-quality solid state capacitors assure a 5,000-hour lifespan, equivalent to 2.5 times longer than traditional capacitors. They pass testing under temperatures as high as 105 degrees centigrade to meet Japanese industrial standards, providing excellent durability and enhanced thermal capacity.
Stainless Steel Back I/O
3X more durable corrosion-resistant coating
ASUS motherboard back I/O panels are made from strong and corrosion-resistant stainless steel, which is bonded with a thin layer of chromium oxide to enhance anti-corrosive properties. Passing 72-hour spray salt endurance tests, ASUS stainless steel back I/O panels have a usage life three times longer compared to ordinary panels.
CPU and Chipset Features
CPU and Chipset
Intel® Core i7 Processors for LGA 2011 Socket
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket, with memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to quad-channel (8 DIMMs) DDR3 memory and 40 PCI Express 3.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel® Core i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket is one of the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.
Intel® X79 Express Chipset
The Intel® X79 Express Chipset is the latest single-chipset design that supports the Intel® Core i7 Processor family for the LGA 2011 Socket. It improves performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing for increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the X79 comes with 2 SATA 6Gb/s and 4 SATA 3Gb/s ports for faster data retrieval, doubling the bandwidth of current bus systems.
3-Way SLI and Quad-GPU CrossFireX Support
Flexible multi-GPU solutions, your weapon of choice!
X79-DELUXE brings you the multi-GPU choice of either SLI or CrossFireX. The motherboard features the most powerful Intel® X79 platform to optimize PCIe allocation in multiple GPU configurations. Expect a brand-new gaming style youve never experienced before!
Motherboards are EU Energy-related Products (ErP) ready, which requires products meet high efficiency standards with regards to energy consumption. This is in line with the ASUS vision of creating environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient products through design and innovation that reduce the carbon footprint of products and thus mitigate ecological impact.
Specifications Memory Memory slots 8 Memory slots type DIMM Supported memory types DDR3-SDRAM Memory channels Quad Non-ECC Yes Supported memory clock speeds 1066, 1333, 1600, 1866, 2133, 2400, 2800 MHz Maximum internal memory 64 GB Unbuffered memory Yes Processor Compatible processor series Core i7, Core i7 Extreme Edition Processor socket Socket R (LGA 2011) Processor family Intel Internal I/O USB 2.0 connectors 4 USB 3.0 connectors 1 Supported hard disk drive interfaces Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III TPM connector Yes S/PDIF out connector Yes Number of SATA III connectors 8 Number of SATA II connectors 4 Number of EATX power connectors 1 Number of chassis fan connectors 4 Front panel audio connector Yes CPU fan connector Yes Chassis intrusion connector Yes ATX Power connector (24-pin) Yes Back panel I/O ports USB 2.0 ports quantity 4 USB 3.0 ports quantity 6 eSATA ports quantity 2 S/PDIF out port Yes Microphone in Yes Headphone outputs 1 Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 2 Technical details Motherboard chipset family Intel Motherboard chipset Intel X79 Supported hard disk drive interfaces Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III Parallel processing technology support 3-Way SLI, Quad-GPU CrossFireX Motherboard form factor ATX Component for PC Audio Audio system Realtek ALC1150 Audio output channels 7.1 Networking Ethernet LAN Yes Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi standards 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n LAN controller Intel 82579V, Realtek 8111GR Ethernet interface type Gigabit Bluetooth Yes Bluetooth version 4 Performance Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64 Motherboard chipset family Intel Motherboard chipset Intel X79 Audio system Realtek ALC1150 Audio output channels 7.1 Motherboard form factor ATX Component for PC Graphics Parallel processing technology support 3-Way SLI, Quad-GPU CrossFireX Expansion slots PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots 4 PCI Express x1 slots 2 BIOS BIOS type UEFI BIOS memory size 64 MB ACPI version 5 Clear CMOS button Yes Operating system/software Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64 Drivers included Yes Weight & dimensions Width 24.4 cm Depth 30.5 cm Packaging content Quick installation guide Yes Drivers included Yes Cables included SATA
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