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.

ModelPrime X299 Edition 30
CPUIntel® Socket 2066 for Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors
ChipsetIntel® X299
Form FactorATX
MemoryMemory Slots /
Maximum Capacity
8 / 128GB DDR4
4266 MHz (O.C.)
Multi-GPU Support3-Way SLI & 3-Way CFX
PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots44-Lane CPU3 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (single x16 or dual x16/x16 or triple x16/x16/x8)
28-Lane CPU2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (single@x16, dual@x16/x8 mode)
1 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (PCIEX16_3 max. at x2 mode)
Storage & ConnectivitySATA 6Gb/s8
Thunderbolt 3Yes (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 connector1
USB 3.2 Gen 22 X Type-C™ from Thunderbolt™ 3
USB 3.2 Gen 18 (4 @ back, 4 @ front)
LANGigabit EthernetIntel® I219-V
Aquantia® AQC-111C 5G LAN
Wireless / BluetoothIntel® 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
AudioAudio CodecRealtek® ALC S1220A
Audio EffectsDTS: X® Ultra
CoolingPWM/DC Fan Headers7
Node SupportYes
AIO Pump HeaderYes
Water Pump+ HeaderYes
M.2 cooling solution2 X M.2 Heatsink
PersonalizationAURA Lighting ControlYes
4-Pin RGB Header2
Addressable RGB Gen 2 Header2
LiveDash OLEDYes (2″)

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