EVGA Unveils X299 Series Motherboards – X299 DARK, X299 FTW K, X299 Micro For Intel’s 18 Core Skylake X Processors

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May 30, 2017
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EVGA has unveiled their latest motherboards based on the Intel X299 platform. The latest X299 boards from EVGA are designed to fully support Intel’s Core X series processors which launched today.

EVGA X299 Motherboards Unveiled – Include X299 DARK, X299 FTW K and X299 Micro For 18 Core Skylake X Processors

EVGA’s lineup features three X299 motherboards, all of which pack their solid black color scheme. The motherboards include X299 DARK, X299 FTW K and X299 Micro which will be retailing at the end of next month for various price points. You can find detailed specifications in the information provided below.

EVGA X299 DARK Motherboard

The EVGA X299 DARK is designed from the ground up to be the best overclocking motherboard on the planet. With up to 4-Way SLI support this motherboard is designed to break world records and be the platform for hardcore enthusiasts. A robust VRM solution provides clean power to the CPU, and a dedicated M.2 cooling solution keeps your M.2 drives as cool as possible under even the most stressful environments.

Key Features

  • Form Factor – Optimized EATX for clean cable management
  • Supports x16 PCIe Graphics with all CPUs
  • Audio – Creative Sound Core3D Quad-Core Audio Processor + Optical
  • Highly-Efficient 14 Phase Digital VRM
  • 12 Layer PCB Design
  • Bundled Bench Stand Plate
  • Dedicated M.2 Cooling
  • Onboard Power, Reset and Clear CMOS
  • EVGA E-LEET X Tuning Utility
  • Triple BIOS Support
  • M.2 NVMe PCI-E SSD Support
  • U.2 NVMe SSD Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Switchable DC / PWM Fan Control
  • 10-zone Temperature Monitor
  • Onboard Voltage Display

Specifications

  • Intel X299 Express Chipset
  • SLI – Up to 4-Way
  • Memory Support – 4 DIMM Quad-Channel DDR4 4133MHz+ (Up to 64GB)
  • Ethernet – 2x Intel Gigabit NIC

EVGA X299 FTW K Motherboard

The EVGA X299 FTW K is built to win. The included Killer NIC prioritizes and reduces latency to keep you at the top of your game from the first match to the last. If that wasn’t enough, a newly-designed VRM provides the cleanest and most stable power to the CPU possible. A total of 8 DIMM slots support up to 128GB of DDR4 memory, and a 4 layer memory T-routing design allows for extreme memory speeds of 4133MHz+. An RGB I/O Cover, along with RGB Chipset heatsink, lets you customize the look to match your rig.

Key Features

  • Form Factor – EATX
  • RGB LED I/O and Heatsink
  • RGB Fan Header Support
  • Audio – High Definition 8 Channel Audio + Optical
  • Highly-Efficient 14 Phase Digital VRM
  • Onboard Power, Reset and Clear CMOS
  • EVGA E-LEET X Tuning Utility
  • Dual BIOS Support
  • M.2 NVMe PCI-E SSD Support
  • U.2 NVMe SSD Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Switchable DC / PWM Fan Control
  • Onboard CPU Temperature Monitor

Specifications

  • Intel X299 Express Chipset
  • SLI – Up to 3-Way
  • Memory Support – 8 DIMM Quad-Channel DDR4 4133MHz+ (Up to 128GB)
  • Ethernet – Killer E2500 + Intel Gigabit NIC

EVGA X299 Micro Motherboard

The EVGA X299 Micro packs amazing features into a mATX form factor. Built to offer no compromises, the EVGA X299 Micro supports 4133MHz+ memory speed, 2-Way SLI, 6 SATA 6G Ports, and U.2.

Key Features

  • Form Factor – mATX
  • RGB Fan Header Support
  • Audio – High Definition 8 Channel Audio + Optical
  • Highly-Efficient 12 Phase Digital VRM
  • Onboard Power, Reset and Clear CMOS
  • EVGA E-LEET X Tuning Utility
  • M.2 NVMe PCI-E SSD Support
  • U.2 NVMe SSD Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Switchable DC / PWM Fan Control
  • Onboard CPU Temperature Monitor

Specifications

  • Intel X299 Express Chipset
  • SLI – Up to 2-Way + PhysX
  • Memory Support – 4 DIMM Quad-Channel DDR4 4133MHz+ (Up to 64GB)
  • Ethernet – 802.11AC Dual Band + Intel Gigabit NIC

EVGA hasn’t revealed the pricing or availability of these motherboards but as with the other X299 products, these will be out on 29th June when Intel Core X series are officially available.

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