To commemorate ASUS’s 30th anniversary, what could be better than launching a special edition motherboard to honour the company’s legacy in the motherboard manufacturing industry.

Meet the ASUS Prime X299 Edition 30, an exquisite high-end desktop board with the cutting-edge performance and signature features for overclocking, next-gen connectivity and extensive customisation. It also includes new innovations, like an all-new Smart Control Console that adds an external OLED with gesture tracking and voice input.

Prime X299 Edition 30

The Prime X299 Edition 30 supports the latest Intel Core X-series HEDT processors and it features a new flagship 16-stage power solution and enhanced cooling. Two M.2 slots with passive heatsinks help to keep the SSD temperature in check, and dual ThunderBolt 3 ports enable fast access to external storage as well as a slew of accessories/displays. For connectivity, expect high-performance networking with built-in 5G Aquantia Ethernet, Intel Gigabit LAN and WiFi 6.

Prime X299 Edition 30 also features a 2-inch LiveDash OLED that displays system stats such as clock speeds, temperatures and voltages for easy performance monitoring. It can also display custom text and images for users who want to personalise their build. A second LiveDash display is included in the new Smart Control Console, an external module that connects via USB and comes with a stand that sits neatly on top of monitors. In addition to displaying system information, Smart Control Console offers convenient voice and hand-gesture control.

Model Prime X299 Edition 30
CPU Intel® Socket 2066 for Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors
Chipset Intel® X299
Form Factor ATX
Memory Memory Slots /
Maximum Capacity
8 / 128GB DDR4
4266 MHz (O.C.)
Multi-GPU Support 3-Way SLI & 3-Way CFX
PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots 44-Lane CPU 3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (single x16 or dual x16/x16 or triple x16/x16/x8)
28-Lane CPU 2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots ([email protected], [email protected]/x8 mode)
1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (PCIEX16_3 max. at x2 mode)
Storage & Connectivity SATA 6Gb/s 8
Thunderbolt 3 Yes (Onboard)
Qty x Max. Length (Mode)
2 x M.2 2242-22110 (PCIE 3.0 x4 mode)
1 x M.2 2242-22110 Vertical (SATA & PCIE 3.0 x 4 mode)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector 1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 2 X Type-C™ from Thunderbolt™ 3
USB 3.2 Gen 1 8 (4 @ back, 4 @ front)
LAN Gigabit Ethernet Intel® I219-V
Aquantia® AQC-111C 5G LAN
Wireless / Bluetooth Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200

2×2 MU-MIMO 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax support dual frequency band 2.4/5 GHz

Bluetooth v5.0
Audio Audio Codec Realtek® ALC S1220A
Audio Effects DTS: X® Ultra
Cooling PWM/DC Fan Headers 7
Node Support Yes
AIO Pump Header Yes
Water Pump+ Header Yes
M.2 cooling solution 2 X M.2 Heatsink
Personalization AURA Lighting Control Yes
4-Pin RGB Header 2
Addressable RGB Gen 2 Header 2
LiveDash OLED Yes (2″)
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