Redefined High End Desktop Experience

The desktop halo platform: Intel® Core™ X-series processor family and the Intel® X299 chipset.

Discover the Benefits

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    Incredible unlocked capabilities

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    Superb PC gaming and creation experiences

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    Storage capabilities expanded

The Intel® X299 chipset, which supports the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family, provides the best-in-class platform for gaming, content creation and over-clocking. Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance, the Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor will arm you with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology to deliver the processing power and help you easily reach your goals. Step into a new world of gaming and creation with the Intel® X299 chipset and gain the power and performance to surpass your boundaries.

Incredible Unlocked Capabilities1
Intel is committed to the overclocking community. The Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family brings new unlocked base clock capabilities. Unlock your individual cores and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specifications. With support for Intel® Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility, and the Intel® Performance Tuning Protection Package Plan, the capabilities of the Intel® X299 chipset and new Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is a threat to every world record.

Superb PC Gaming and Creation Experiences
As technology evolves to support creativity, artists and designers will appreciate the Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family to deliver the most exciting content. 3D and 2D modeling to post production, your tools will run superbly on the Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family. Immerse yourself in a bank of the highest resolution monitors with support for up to 44 lanes of PCI Express* 3.0 from the processor for the ultimate 12K game play experience.

The Ultimate 12K Gameplay Experience
Immerse yourself in a bank of the highest resolution monitors with support for up to 44 lanes of PCI Express* 3.0 from the processor for the ultimate 12K game play experience.

Storage Capabilities Expanded
With the Intel® X299 chipset, your options for storage will be unbounded. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. RAID support on PCI Express* and Serial ATA storage devices enables speedy app launch and allows your data backups to finish in a flash!  Enable blazing fast data transfers with support for PCIe* 3.0 storage devices. The Intel® X299 chipset supports Intel® Optane™ memory2 with intelligent software which provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.

Features At-a-Glance3

   
Support for the Intel® Core™ X-series Processors Supports the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 now supporting up to 2 cores. Up to 44 processor PCI Express* lanes and up to 4 memory channels.

Overclocking

The Intel® X299 chipset supports overclocking features of Intel® Core™ X-series processor family with new unlocked base clock capabilities

Intel® Ready Mode Technology (Intel® RMT)

Provides quick access to your PC with applications that are up-to-date and constantly connected.

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)

With additional hard drives added, helps provide quick access to digital photo, video, and data files, and data protection against a hard disk drive failure with RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10. Support for external SATA (eSATA) enables the full SATA interface speed outside the chassis, up to 3 Gb/s.

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology for PCI Express* Storage

Enables Intel® Rapid Storage Technology features with PCI Express*-based SSDs.

Intel® Optane™ memory2

Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.

Intel® High Definition Audio

Integrated audio support enables premium digital surround sound and delivers advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack re-tasking.

Intel® Smart Response Technology

Implements storage I/O caching for fast response times of application startup and quick access to user data.

Universal Serial Bus 3.0

Integrated USB 3.0 support provides great enhancement in performance with a design data rate of up to 5 Gb/s.

Universal Serial Bus 2.0

High-Speed USB 2.0 support with a design data rate of up to 480 Mb/s.

Serial ATA (SATA) 6 Gb/s

Next-generation high-speed storage interface supporting up to 6 Gb/s transfer rates for optimal data access.

eSATA

SATA interface designed for use with external SATA devices. Provides a link for 3 Gb/s data speeds to eliminate bottlenecks found with current external storage solutions.

SATA Port Disable

Enables individual SATA ports to be enabled or disabled as needed. This feature helps provide added protection of data by preventing malicious removal or insertion of data through SATA ports. Especially targeted for eSATA ports.

PCI Express* 3.0 Interface

Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices and networking with PCI Express* 3.0 x1 ports, configurable as x2, x4, and x8 depending on desktop motherboard designs.

Integrated Gigabit 10/100/1000 MAC

The Intel® Ethernet Connection I219 provides compact, single-port integrated physical layer devices that connect to the Intel® X299 chipset.

Conflict Free

“Conflict-free” refers to products, suppliers, supply chains, smelters, and refiners that, based on our due diligence, do not contain or source tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold (referred to as “conflict minerals” by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) that directly or indirectly finance or benefit armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining countries.

Green Technology

Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free4 component packages.

Intel® X299 Chipset


Product and Performance Information

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Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance. Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details.

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Intel® Optane™ memory requires specific hardware and software configuration. Visit www.intel.com/OptaneMemory for configuration requirements.

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Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at http://www.intel.com.

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Applies only to brominated and chlorinated flame retardants (BFRs/CFRs) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the final product. Intel components as well as purchased components on the finished assembly meet JS-709A requirements, and the PCB/Substrate meet IEC 61249-2-21 requirements. The replacement of halogenated flame retardants and/or PVC may not be better for the environment.